Classes.

  • Multivariable and Vector Calculus - Fall 2014
  • Discrete Mathematics - Fall 2014
  • Calculus II - Spring 2014
  • Physics II - Spring 2014
  • Physics I - Fall 2013
  • Organic Chemistry II - Spring 2013
  • Trigonometry - Spring 2013
  • Organic Chemistry I - Fall 2012
  • General Biology - Summer 2012
  • General Chemistry II - Spring 2012
  • General Chemistry I - Fall 2011
  • College Algebra - Fall 2011
  • Introductory Chemistry - Summer 2011
  • Intermediate Algebra - Summer 2011
  • Honors Seminar - Mark Twain and American Values - Spring 2009
  • Political Economy of the Financial Crisis - Spring 2009
  • Science and the Humanities - Spring 2009
  • American Studies - Proseminar II - Spring 2009
  • America in the International Perspective - Spring 2009
  • The Essay (Writing/English) - Fall 2008
  • Politics of the Body (Cultural Studies) - Fall 2008
  • American Studies - Proseminar I - Fall 2008
  • American Indians and the Cinema - Fall 2008
  • Intermediate Latin Poetry - Spring 2008
  • Honors Seminar - 3 Segregated Academic Worlds: Science, economics, humanities - Spring 2008
  • Sexuality and Culture (Cultural Studies) - Fall 2007
  • Rhetoric of Everyday Life (Cultural Studies) - Fall 2007
  • Reading Culture (Cultural Studies) - Fall 2007
  • Intermediate Latin Prose - Fall 2007
  • Honors Seminar - Interest Groups and Social Movements (Political Science) - Fall 2007
  • Comedy: Text and Theory (Cultural Studies) - Fall 2007
  • Popular Culture and Politics II (American Studies) - Spring 2007
  • Beginning Latin II - Spring 2007
  • Analysis of the English Language (linguistics) - Spring 2007
  • Survey of American Literature II - Spring 2007
  • Jews and Popular Culture (American Studies) - Spring 2007
  • Beginning Latin I - Fall 2006
  • Exploring the Universe (Astronomy) - Fall 2006
  • Popular Culture and Politics II (American Studies) - Fall 2006
  • Religion and American Identity (American Studies) - Fall 2006
  • Composition II (English) - Summer 2006
  • Beginning Spanish I - Spring 2006
  • Ethics (philosophy) - Spring 2006
  • General Biology I - Spring 2006
  • Composition I (English) - Spring 2006
  • Nutrition (Biology) - Spring 2006
  • Contemporary Writers of Color (English) - Fall 2005
  • Contemporary World History - Fall 2005
  • Social Issues in a Changing World (Sociology) - Fall 2005
  • General Psychology - Fall 2005
  • Logic (Philosophy) - Fall 2005
  • Ancient and Medieval World - Fall 2005
  • Introduction to Sociology - Summer 2005
  • Macroeconomics - Summer 2005
  • Interpersonal Communication (Speech) - Summer 2005
  • Studio Performance Techniques - Summer 2004
  • Performance Practices I - Summer 2004
  • Artist and Industry Seminar III - Summer 2004
  • Guitar Techniques III - Summer 2004
  • Introduction to Music History - Summer 2004
  • Music Ensemble (Jazz Ensemble and Fusion Ensemble) - Summer 2004
  • Music Economics - Summer 2004
  • Applied Music III - Guitar - Summer 2004
  • Improvisation Techniques I - Spring 2004
  • Music Interpretation I - Spring 2004
  • Aural Skills II (ear training) - Spring 2004
  • Jazz/Pop Harmony I - Spring 2004
  •  Artist and Industry Seminar II - Spring 2004
  • Contemporary Music Literature II - Spring 2004
  • Guitar Techniques II - Spring 2004
  • Site Reading Development II - Spring 2004
  • Applied Music II - Guitar - Spring 2004
  • Applied Music I - Guitar - Fall 2003
  • Percussion Techniques (i.e. drums for non-majors) - Fall 2003
  • Site Reading Development I - Fall 2003
  • Artist and Industry Seminar I - Fall 2003
  • Music Fundamentals (Music Theory/Harmony) - Fall 2003
  • Aural Skills (ear training) - Fall 2003
  • Applied Music Theory I - Fall 2003
  • Classical Guitar Technique - Fall 2003
  • Contemporary Music Literature I - Fall 2003

Reading List (since 2009).

  • Isaac Newton by James Gleick
  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind - Yuval Noah Harari
  • $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America - Kathryn J. Edin and H. Luke Shaefer
  • The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream - Tyler Cowen
  • Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life - Neil Strauss
  • Loner: A Novel - Teddy Wayne
  • The Prize - Dale Russakoff
  • Hillbilly Elegy - J.D. Vance
  • You Have the Right to Remain Innocent - James Duane
  • The Devil's Defender - John Henry Browne
  • Riverman - Robert Keppel
  • The Stranger Beside Me - Ann Rule
  • Stand-Off - Andrew Smith
  • Winger - Andrew Smith
  • Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage - Haruki Murakami
  • 1Q84 - Haruki Murakami
  • What I Talk About When I Talk About Running - Haruki Murakami
  • Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future - Ashlee Vance
  • One Click: Jeff Bezos and the Rise of Amazon.com - Richard Brandt
  • I Remember Nothing: And Other Reflections - Nora Ephron
  • Heartburn - Nora Ephron
  • On the Move: A Life - Oliver Sacks
  • The End of College: Creating the Future of Learning and the University of Everywhere - Kevin Carey
  • The Up Side of Down: Why Failing Well Is the Key to Success - Megan McArdle
  • Real Influence: Persuade Without Pushing and Gain Without Giving In - Mark Goulston and John Ullman
  • Pitch Perfect: How to Say It Right the First Time, Every Time - Bill McGowan
  • The First 20 Minutes: Surprising Science Reveals How We Can Exercise Better, Train Smarter, Live Longer - Gretchen Reynolds
  • The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business - Charles Duhigg
  • You Can Be a Stock Market Genius: Uncover the Secret Hiding Places of Stock Market Profits - Joel Greenblatt
  • Flash Boys: A Wallstreet Revolt - Michael Lewis
  • The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine - Michael Lewis
  • My Struggle: Book 2 - Karl Ove Knausgaard
  • The Curmudgeon's Guide to Getting Ahead: Dos and Don'ts of Right Behavior, Tough Thinking, Clear Writing, and Living a Good Life - Charles Murray
  • The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun - Gretchen Rubin
  • The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future - Chris Guillebeau
  • The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph - Ryan Holiday
  • Beyond the Hole in the Wall: Discover the Power of Self-Organized Learning - Sugata Mitra
  • Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future - Peter Thiel, Blake Masters
  • The Art of Non-Conformity: Set Your Own Rules, Live the Life You Want, and Change the World - Chris Guillebeau
  • The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age - Reid Hoffman, Ben Casnocha, Chris Yeh
  • Trust Me, I'm Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator - Ryan Holiday
  • Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail - Cheryl Strayed
  • The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who've Lived the Longest - Dan Buettner
  • The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement - David Brooks
  • Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain - Levitt/Dubner
  • Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead - Sheryl Sandberg
  • Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking - Malcolm Gladwell
  • The Honest Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone--Especially Ourselves - Dan Ariely
  • The Big Tiny: A Built-It-Myself Memoir - Dee Williams
  • David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants - Malcolm Gladwell
  • The Start-up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career - Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha
  • A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy - William B. Irvine
  • What's Math Got to Do with It?: How Parents and Teachers Can Help Children Learn to Love Their Least Favorite Subject - Jo Boaler
  • The Second Machine Age - Erik Brynjolfsson/Andrew McAfee
  • Patrimony - Philip Roth
  • Minimalism: Living a Meaningful Life - Millburn/Nicodemus
  • Extreme Productivity - Robert C. Pozen
  • My Struggle (Book One) - Karl Ove Knausgaard
  • Life - Keith Richards
  • Antifragile - Nassim Taleb
  • Superfreakonomics - Levitt/Dubner
  • The Shining - Stephen King
  • The Smartest Kids in the World - Amanda Ripley
  • How Children Succeed - Paul Tough
  • The Fourth Hand - John Irving
  • Average Is Over: Powering America Beyond the Age of the Great Stagnation - Tyler Cowen
  • Race Against the Machine - Erik Brynjolfsson/Andrew McAfee
  • The Calculus Lifesaver - Adrian Banner
  • The Great Stagnation - Tyler Cowen
  • Create Your Own Economy - Tyler Cowen
  • An Economist Gets Lunch - Tyler Cowen
  • So Good They Can't Ignore You - Cal Newport
  • Moonwalking with Einstein - Joshua Foer
  • The Talent Code - Daniel Coyle
  • The Virgins: A Novel - Pamela Erens
  • Early Retirement Extreme - Jacob Lund Fisker
  • What the Dog Saw - Malcolm Gladwell
  • Outliers - Malcolm Gladwell
  • Snow Falling on Cedars - David Gutterson
  • How to Solve It - G. Polya
  • My Life in France - Julia Child
  • Solo Faces - James Salter
  • Son of the Circus - John Irving
  • Care of Wooden Floors - Will Wiles
  • House of Sand and Fog - Andre Dubus III
  • The Sign of the Four - Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles - Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Study in Scarlet - Arthur Conan Doyle
  • On Writing - Stephen King
  • Nickel and Dimed - Barbara Ehrenreich
  • Lost in the Meritocracy: The Undereducation of an Overachiever - Walter Kirn
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Mark Hadden
  • In One Person - John Irving
  • The Imaginary Girlfriend - John Irving
  • Ragtime - E.L. Doctorow
  • Into the Wild - John Krakauer
  • The Power and the Glory - Graham Greene
  • Paris to the Moon - Adam Gopnik
  • Through the Children's Gate - Adam Gopnik
  • The Monk and the Riddle: The Art of Creating a Life While Making a Living - Randy Komisar
  • Not Buying It: My Year Without Shopping - Judith Levine
  • The 100 Thing Challenge: How I Got Rid of Almost Everything, Remade My Life, and Regained My Soul - Dave Bruno
  • The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need - Andrew Tobias
  • No Country for Old Men - Cormac McCarthy
  • How To Become a Straight-A Student - Cal Newport
  • Child of God - Cormac McCarthy
  • Slaughterhouse-Five - Kurt Vonnegut
  • The Accidental Tourist - Anne Tyler
  • White Noise - Don DeLillo
  • Mao II -  Don DeLillo
  • Libra - Don DeLillo
  • In the Lake of the Woods - Tim O'Brien
  • Nemesis - Philip Roth
  • The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains - Nicholas Carr
  • The Dumbest Generation - Mark Bauerlein
  • Poke the Box - Seth Godin
  • Getting Things Done - David Allen
  • How to Win Friends and Influence People - Dale Carnegie
  • Sabbath's Theater - Philip Roth
  • Anything You Want - Derek Sivers
  • Do the Work - Steven Pressfield
  • Cities of the Plain - Cormac McCarthy
  • Forgive for Good - Fred Luskin
  • The Humbling - Philip Roth
  • A Prayer for Owen Meany - John Irving
  • Until I Find You - John Irving
  • Panic - Andrew Redleaf and Richard Vigilante
  • The World According to Garp - John Irving
  • The Hotel New Hampshire - John Irving
  • A Random Walk Down Wallstreet - Burton Malkiel
  • Fooled by Randomness - Nassim Taleb
  • Your Money or Your Life - Dominguez/Robin
  • Intern - Sandeep Jauhar
  • The Checklist Manifesto - Atul Gawande
  • Complications - Atul Gawande
  • Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance - Atul Gawande
  • Dreams from My Father - Barack Obama
  • The Upside of Irrationality - Dan Ariely
  • Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada's Quest to Change Harlem and America - Paul Tough
  • The Philosophical Baby - Allison Gopnik
  • The Millionaire Next Door - Stanley/Danko
  • The New Frugality - Chris Ferrell
  • A Widow for One Year - John Irving
  • The Road - Cormac McCarthy
  • The Crazed - Ha Jin
  • Out Stealing Horses - Per Petterson
  • Indignation - Philip Roth
  • The Dying Animal - Philip Roth
  • The War of Art - Steven Pressfield
  • On the Road - Jack Kerouac
  • The Dharma Bums - Jack Kerouac
  • Big Sur - Jack Kerouac
  • Linchpin - Seth Godin
  • All the Pretty Horses - Cormac McCarthy
  • The Crossing - Cormac McCarthy
  • Blood Meridian - Cormac McCarthy
  • Freedom - Jonathan Franzen
  • The Rector of Justin - Louis Auchincloss
  • The Headmaster's Dilemma - Louis Auchincloss
  • The Structure of Scientific Revolutions - Thomas Kuhn
  • Paper Daughter - M. Elaine Mar
  • My Year of Meats - Ruth Ozecki
  • The Prince and the Pauper - Mark Twain
  • Puddn'head Wilson - Mark Twain
  • Exit Ghost - Philip Roth
  • Rabbit at Rest - John Updike
  • Rabbit is Rich - John Updike
  • Rabbit Redux - John Updike
  • Rabbit Run - John Updike
  • Prep - Curtis Sittenfeld
  • The Human Stain - Philip Roth
  • American Pastoral - Philip Roth
  • I Married a Communist - Philip Roth
  • On Writing Well - William Zinsser
  • The Art of Fiction - John Gardner
  • Medicine River - Thomas King
  • The Corrections - Jonathan Franzen
  • The Shock Doctrine - Naomi Klein
  • We Were the Mulvaneys - Joyce Carol Oats
  • In Cold Blood - Truman Capote
  • The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger
  • She's Come Undone - Wally Lamb
  • The Ecstatic - Victor Lavalle
  • The Sun Also Rises - Ernest Hemingway
  • The Old Man and the Sea - Ernest Hemingway
  • The Life of Pi - Yann Martel
  • Red Azalea - Anchee Min
  • Invisible Man - Ralph Ellison
  • China Men - Maxine Hong Kingston
  • The Woman Warrior - Maxine Hong Kingston
  • Being There - Jerzy Kosinski
  • Haroun and the Sea of Stories - Salman Rushdie
  • The Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck
  • Peace Breaks Out - John Knowles
  • A Separate Peace - John Knowles
  • Revolutionary Road - Richard Yates
  • A Good School - Richard Yates
  • Old School - Tobias Wolfe
  • This Boy's Life - Tobias Wolfe
  • The Duke of Deception - Geoffrey Wolfe
  • A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole
  • The World is Flat - Thomas L. Friedman
  • Freakonomics - Levitt/Dubner
  • It's Your Ship (Management Techniques) - D. Michael Abrashoff
  • The Hiawatha - David Treuer
  • A Boy's Own Story - Edmund White
  • Waiting - Ha Jin
  • The Stranger - Albert Camus