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Learn from distinguished faculty in courses inspired by Hillsdale’s core curriculum.

Course Offerings

Subjects

History

American Citizenship and Its Decline

Literature

The David Story: Shepherd, Father, King

Literature

Dante’s Divine Comedy

Mathematics & Natural Sciences

Mathematics and Logic: From Euclid to Modern Geometry

Politics

Civil Rights in American History

Philosophy & Religion

Introduction to Western Philosophy

Literature

Classic Children’s Literature

History

The Great American Story: A Land of Hope

Politics

Constitution 101: The Meaning and History of the Constitution

Literature

The Genesis Story: Reading Biblical Narratives

Philosophy & Religion

Introduction to Aristotle’s Ethics: How to Lead a Good Life

History

The Second World Wars

Politics

Congress: How It Worked and Why It Doesn’t

Literature

The Young Jane Austen: Northanger Abbey

History

Western Heritage: From the Book of Genesis to John Locke

Literature

Mark Twain: Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, and Selected Short Stories

Politics

Introduction to the Constitution

Philosophy & Religion

Theology 101: The Western Theological Tradition

History

American Heritage: From Colonial Settlement to the Current Day

Literature

Shakespeare: Hamlet and The Tempest

Politics

The U.S. Supreme Court

History

Athens and Sparta

Politics

Public Policy from a Constitutional Viewpoint

Literature

An Introduction to C.S. Lewis: Writings and Significance

History

Winston Churchill and Statesmanship

Politics

The Federalist Papers

Philosophy & Religion

A Proper Understanding of K-12 Education: Theory and Practice

Literature

Great Books 102: Renaissance to Modern

Politics

The Presidency and the Constitution

Literature

Great Books 101: Ancient to Medieval

Politics

Constitution 201: The Progressive Rejection of the Founding and the Rise of Bureaucratic Despotism

Economics

Economics 101: The Principles of Free Market Economics