Monticello College Accepting Enrollment Now for 2018


If you have ever considered attending Monticello College, TAKE A LOOK at what we are doing.


The following is a list of lectures and books covered during the first semester at Monticello College:


How to Take Notes and Prepare for Class Discussion

How to Read a Book/What are the Liberal Arts?

Who is Plato, Who is Socrates?

Who is Machiavelli?

Who is John Locke?

Who are Epicurus, Cicero, Epictetus, and Aurelius?

(Student Body) Foundations of  Liberty Lecture #1

Who is Skousen?

Who are Adams, Jefferson, and McCullough?

Permaculture & Biodynamics

Composting & Bio-char

Workshop: Fire Making Techniques

Utah Statehood

What are Auxiliary Precautions?

Colonial History/Articles of Confederation/Constitution/Federalist Papers

Workshop: Regional Edible Wild Plants

Who is Bastiat?/Who is Wister?

Foreign Language Block – Hebrew I (one week immersion)


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BOOKS/READINGS (This list will be read, discussed, and written about)

DeMille: A Thomas Jefferson Education

Brooks: Three Words of Caution

Gonzales: Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies and Why

Brooks: A Model of Leadership Education

Plato: Apology, Crito, Meno        

Machiavelli: The Prince

Locke: Second Treatise on Civil Government

Ebenstein: Great Political Thinkers (5th Ed.)

Moses: Old Testament, Deuteronomy,  and Ten Commandments

Documents of State:

Magna Charta

Mayflower Compact

Declaration of Independence

Lowenfels: Teaming With Microbes

Forstchen: One Second After

Skousen: The 5,000 Year Leap

McCullough: 1776

Madison, et al: The Federalist Papers

Compilation: The Anti-Federlist Papers

Shakespeare: Merchant of Venice

Bastiat: The Law

Wister: The Virginian

Schneider: A Beginners Guide to Constructing the Universe

Sessions: Universal Model – A New Millennial Science

Euclid: Elements


Other Activities

Farm Day

One-on-One Mentor Meetings

TREK (hiking, survival etc.)

Service Projects

City Council and County Commission Meetings

Planting, Growing, Harvesting Crops

Animal Husbandry (breeding, birthing, daily care, harvesting etc.)

Shooting Range


NOW IS THE TIME to begin the enrollment process for Monticello College for the 2018 School Year (April to November).

Students will spend 35 hours a week in study/class and another 20-30 hours a week working on the farm, engaged in the physical fitness program, time on the rifle range, hiking etc.

Below is a sample of the first year syllabus:

May 2018

Great Books Seminar

T 3           

Sunrise Solitude (SS)


Study – Plato: Apology, Crito – CL

F 4     


Physical Training (PT)


DiscussPlato: Apology, Crito – CL

Study – Plato: Meno – CL

OED – Vocabulary Discussion

S 5           



San Juan County Commission Meeting 9am or Farm Day

Study – Plato: Meno – CL

Mentor Meeting

M 7           




Discuss – Plato: Meno – CL

Lecture: Who is Machiavelli?

Study – Machiavelli: The Prince* 37p/5rh CL

Mentor Meeting

T 8           



10:00am Student Body FOL Lecture

Study – Machiavelli: The Prince

W 9      




Study – Machiavelli: The Prince* 37p/5rh CL

T 10     



Farm Day (work on rifle range)

Study – Machiavelli: The Prince* 37p/5rh CL

Writing Lab Orientation (all years)


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1 Comment

  1. Ryan
    Nov 17, 2017

    Sounds awesome. We’ll definitely look into it when my kids are college age. Keep up the good work.

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