Alumni Courses

Lifelong Learning at KU

Kutztown University now offers free courses for all alumni of the university. Different classes will be offered each semester on a variety of topics and alumni are welcome to take one or both courses.

These classes are 100% online and will appear on your transcript; however, they may not be used toward a degree program at Kutztown University. Classes are graded on a Pass/Not Pass basis. These classes do not count toward any Act 48 credits. 

FALL 2024
Women in the Arts


This course will provide an overview of women's creative achievements, experiences, and status in the visual arts. It will also explore, through creative exploration, the portrayal of women and how cultural definitions of gender shape women's aesthetic expression. Click here to register.
Pennsylvania Germans: Past, Present, and Future


This course examines the cultural and historical experiences of Pennsylvania Germans (also known as Pennsylvania Dutch) in American society. Kutztown University's special resources will be highlighted, including the Kutztown Folk Festival, the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center, and Kutztown University's heritage as a Normal School devoted to educating the region's Pennsylvania Germans. Participants will share their own experiences with Pennsylvania Germans and discuss possible future(s) for the people, their cultural practices, and their heritage. 
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Introduction to Business Analytics - Tableau

(Coursera Course)

This course teaches the foundational skills in Tableau and business analytics. You will be introduced to essential concepts like analytics and insights and the foundational steps of the business analysis process. You'll learn about the different types of analytics that businesses use, and you'll be introduced to a data analytics lifecycle framework. You'll also learn some of the foundational project management skills often used by analysts, and you'll arrive at a greater understanding of data literacy. This course is the first step in your learning journey with business analytics. It will provide you with the foundation you need to go in-depth with analysis and analytics and begin using the Tableau skills taught later in the program. 
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FALL 2024
Frequently Asked Questions
What supplies are needed for this course?
Will the course be taught on the same day each week?
How long is each class session?
How many hours per week should a participant be willing to commit to this course (estimate)?
Women in the Arts
General art supplies, such as glue, scissors, paper, collage materials, found materials, markers, and paint.
This course will be asynchronous, so the day and time folks log in to complete the assignments will be up to them. 
Each session will last approximately two to three hours.
Two to three hours.
Pennsylvania Germans: Past, Present, and Future
There are no supplies needed for the course. All reference materials (links, readings, videos) will be provided by the instructor.
Courses will be held on Monday evenings at 7:00 pm EST.
One hour.
Between classes, students may decide to participate in short assignments to present their own experiences with the course materials and with the PA Germans at the following class meeting.
Introduction to Business Analytics - Tableau
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