Great Books

The books that are read, discussed and written about in the Great Books program are among the most important books of the Western tradition.

These books record the inventions of the human imagination, the discoveries of the human intellect, and the inquiry that gave rise to and shaped them.

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Jesse Statue

the Program

The Great Books Program consists of eight courses and can provide both a ground and a goal for the specialized disciplines in which students major.

the Courses

Browse the courses available that make up the Great Books program.

the Books

View the works required in their respective Great Books courses.

Charlie Thomas

the Faculty

Instructors in the Great Books program are volunteers drawn from almost every department in the College of Liberal Arts.