Hillsdale College Constitution Courses Online

Did you ever want to take a college course about the United States Constitution? Well, you can, and it’s free! (Although they would appreciate a $50.00 donation.) Hillsdale College is a national treasure. It accepts no government funds, and it is one of the few institutions of higher learning that is teaching the next generation about our founding principles — The very same principles that took a beating November 2012! The more you understand them, the more you will be determined to preserve them.

  • Click to listen to Constitution 101The Meaning and History of the Constitution – Constitution 101 is Hillsdale’s first online course. It follows closely the one-semester course required of all Hillsdale College undergraduate students as part of the College’s rigorous Core Curriculum.
  • Click to sign up for Constitution 201The Progressive Rejection of the Founding and the Rise of Bureaucratic Despotism – Constitution 201 is a new 10-week online course examining American progressivism: its historical roots and principles; its rejection of America’s founding principles and Constitution; its political successes in the New Deal, the Great Society, and in recent years; the ongoing political debate between progressives and conservatives; and the chance of a constitutional revival.
  • Click to sign up for History 101Western Heritage—From the Book of Genesis to John Locke – History 101 provides an interesting backdrop for those who wish to study, or have studied the US Constitution. Participants in this not-for-credit online course will become acquainted with the historical roots of Western civilization, in particular the ways in which modern people are indebted to Greco-Roman culture and the Judeo-Christian religious tradition.