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Courses

COURSES BY CATEGORY

Choose from courses in Liberal Arts and Sciences, Creative Writing, and Professional and Personal Development. Our evening classes, weekend workshops, and online courses are scheduled to fit your busy lifestyle.  All courses are taught by notable Stanford faculty and instructors, experienced professionals, and leaders in their fields.
Code Course Title Qtr Days Status Online

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Archaeology

ARC 45 The World’s Greatest Archaeological Sites: From Pompeii to Machu Picchu WI W Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass

Art & Architecture

ARTH 193 Artists Who Broke the Rules and Redefined Modern Art WI T Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
ARTH 194 The Innovations of World-Class Museums: The Guggenheim, the Smithsonian, and Beyond WI Th Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
ARTH 195 Inside the San Francisco Art Market WI TS Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass

Art Studio

ART 234 Expressive Drawing WI W Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass

Art Studio: Drawing & Painting

ART 119 WA Drawing Inspiration: Developing a Creative Practice WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
ART 119 WB Drawing Inspiration: Developing a Creative Practice WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
ART 132 Drawing the Realistic Portrait WI Th Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
ART 199 An Introduction to Acrylic Painting WI T Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
ART 210 Painting: Exploring the Modern and Abstract WI W Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
PHOTO 05 Pens and the Lens: A Dual Path to Visual Creativity WI T Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass

Art Studio: Photography

PHOTO 02 Adobe Lightroom for Beginners WI Th Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
PHOTO 05 Pens and the Lens: A Dual Path to Visual Creativity WI T Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
PHOTO 198 Portraiture: Telling Someone's Story in a Single Image WI W Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
PHOTO 209 The Art of Sports Photography WI W Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
PHOTO 33 Intermediate Photography WI M Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
PHOTO 37 An Introduction to Digital Photography WI MS Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 177 Digital Photography Basics: Getting to Know Your Digital Camera WI SSu Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 275 An Introduction to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom FA SSu OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 294 An Introduction to iPhoneography: Using Your Smartphone to Make Extraordinary Images WI Su Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 334 The Art of Visual Storytelling WI FS Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass

Art Studio: Video & Film

VID 42 Editing Video from Start to Finish WI Th Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 341 Shoot, Edit, and Produce Your Own Video with the iPhone WI SSu Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass

Classics

CLA 63 Eloquence: The Beauty and Persuasion of Ancient Rhetoric from Cicero to Today WI M Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass

Cultural Studies

CLS 87 The History of Stand-Up Comedy WI M Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
CLS 89 Nordic Murder Mysteries in Literature and Television WI T Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
SPT 04 Women in Sports: Breaking Barriers WI W Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass

Current Events

TECH 02 W Cyber Technologies and Their World-Changing Disruptions: Election Hacking, Fake News, and Beyond WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
WSP 336 America's Opioid Epidemic: Today's Realities, Tomorrow's Options WI S Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass

Dance

DAN 09 It's Swing Time WI Th Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass

Design

BUS 154 W Leadership by Design: Using Design Thinking to Transform Companies and Careers WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
DSN 102 Design Execution: Bringing Ideas to Life WI M Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
DSN 104 W Building a Creative Culture in Organizations Using Design Thinking WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
DSN 111 W Designing the Future of Your Business and Organization WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass

Film Studies

FLM 74 The Great Directors and Their Signature Films WI Th Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 340 The Hollywood Blacklist: Great Films from a Dark Moment in Cinema History WI F-Su Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 343 Camera as Witness: Documentaries About Happiness WI ThFS Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass

History

HIS 155 Leaders Who Made the 20th Century WI T Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
HIS 156 The History of Modern Feminism in the United States: 1960s Through Today WI W Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass

Languages

ASL 01 Introductory American Sign Language WI Th Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
CHN 02 Beginning Chinese II WI M Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
FRN 01 Beginning French I WI T Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
FRN 02 Beginning French II WI Th Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
ITA 02 Beginning Italian II WI W Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
JPN 02 Beginning Japanese II WI Th Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
SPA 01 Beginning Spanish I WI T Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
SPA 02 Beginning Spanish II WI T Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass

Law

LAW 02 The United States Constitution: Interpreting America's Founding Document WI Th Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass

Linguistics

LIN 06 W The Story of English: A 1,500-Year Journey WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
WSP 317 Why English Sounds Like It Does: A One-Day Study of the Colorful World of English Accents FA Su OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Literature

LIT 192 James Joyce's Ulysses WI W Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
LIT 229 Waking Up to Life: Emerson with Thoreau, Whitman, and William James WI T Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass

Music

MUS 121 W A Practical Introduction to Music Theory and Harmony WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
MUS 166 An Introduction to the Acoustic Guitar: Part II WI Th Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
MUS 186 Three Great Viennese Composers: Mozart, Beethoven, and Haydn WI W Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
MUS 199 Verdi: Opera's Greatest Melodist WI M Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass

Philosophy

PHI 111 An Introduction to Political Philosophy WI Th Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
PHI 112 The Philosophy of Technology and Our Technological Future WI W Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass

Religious Studies

REL 86 A Comparative Study of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam: The Legacy of Abraham WI T Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass

Science

BIO 03 W Diet and Gene Expression: You Are What You Eat WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
BIO 05 The Roadmap to 100: The Science of Living a Long Life WI W Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
BIO 101 Human Biology: A Gentle Introduction WI W Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
BIO 98 Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia: An In-Depth Introduction WI M Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
GEO 03 W The Geology and Wines of California and France WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
SCI 01 An Introduction to Data Science WI Th Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
SCI 45 New Year, New Metabolism WI Th Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
SCI 48 An Introduction to Artificial Intelligence: How Neuroscience Is Creating Smarter Technologies WI M Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
SCI 52 Artificial Intelligence: An Introduction to Neural Networks and Deep Learning WI T Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 259 Aging and the Brain WI SSu Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 286 An Introduction to Medical Imaging: What You Need to Know WI S Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 330 An Introduction to Anatomy at the Stanford School of Medicine: Exploring the Abdomen WI S Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass

Sports

SPT 03 Stanford Sports Icons: An Inside Look at the Great Athletes and Coaches in Stanford Sports History WI M Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
SPT 04 Women in Sports: Breaking Barriers WI W Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass

Stanford Saturday University

SSU 110 Stanford Saturday University: 2018 WI S Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass

Theater & Performance Studies

DRA 173 Everyday Spontaneity: Improvising Our Lives WI M Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass

Creative Writing

Online Creative Writing

CNF 01 W Creative Nonfiction, Book I: A Plan for Success WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
CNF 47 W Memoir and Personal Essays That Matter WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
CNF 57 W Storytelling: Great Out Loud, Great on the Page WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
CNF 62 W Creative Nonfiction: The Process Is Everything WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
EGL 107 W Writing Through Struggle WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
EGL 121 W The Family Story WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
EGL 130 W Thought for Food: The Craft of Food Writing WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
EGL 54 W Dialogue Writing: Putting Words in Someone Else's Mouth WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
FICT 01 W Fiction Writing: Using Real Life to Create Authentic Stories WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
FICT 28 W Writing Short Stories for Publication WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
FICT 41 W Good Things in Small Packages: The Art of the Short Story WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
FICT 50 W A Map to Writing Success: Creating a Story That Works WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
FICT 56 W Fiction Writing: Inhabiting Character WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
NVL 29 W Novel Writing Without Tears WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
POET 06 W An Introduction to Poetry: The Image and the Line WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass

Online Certificate Program in Novel Writing

OWC 303 A Novel I: The Powerful Beginning WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
OWC 303 B Novel I: The Powerful Beginning WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
OWC 303 C Novel I: The Powerful Beginning WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
OWC 306 A Novel IV: Manuscript Preparedness WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
OWC 306 B Novel IV: Manuscript Preparedness WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
OWC 306 C Novel IV: Manuscript Preparedness WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
OWC 310 One-on-one Tutorial: Novel WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass

Creative Writing Retreat

WSP 100 A Creative Writing Retreat at Djerassi WI S-Th Special Notice OnCampusClass
WSP 100 B Creative Writing Retreat at Djerassi WI S-Th Special Notice OnCampusClass

On-Campus Creative Writing

CNF 07 The Personal Presence: Memoirs, Articles, and Essays WI W Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
EGL 100 Say What? Mastering the Art of Dialogue WI Th Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
EGL 57 Writing Toward Mindfulness: A Creative Journey WI Th Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
NVL 06 How to Start Your Novel and Keep It Going WI W Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 102 How to Self-Publish a Book: New Paths for Entrepreneurial Writers WI S Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 115 How to Plot Your Novel WI S Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 231 Jumpstart Your Children's Book WI S Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 27 Developing a Sustainable and Rewarding Writing Practice WI S Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 332 Lessons in Conflict: Creating Drama on the Page WI S Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 333 Short Story Bootcamp: A Reading and Writing Intensive WI S Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass

Professional & Personal Development

Business

BUS 03 Financial Planning: Part II WI Th Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
BUS 10 W An Introduction to Project Management: The Basics for Success WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
BUS 101 Marketing for Non-Marketing Professionals: An Introduction WI Th Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
BUS 103 Become a Data CEO: A Framework for Mastering Data and Driving Innovation WI Th Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
BUS 11 W How to Build Successful Startups: Learn Lessons Straight from Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
BUS 112 W Business Presence and Persuasion: Communication for Effectiveness WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
BUS 123 W Value Investing: An Introduction WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
BUS 135 W Unleashing Creative Innovation and Building Great Products WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
BUS 139 W Data-Driven Marketing WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
BUS 145 Product Management for the Internet of Things: A Hands-On Course WI T Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
BUS 15 The Art of Agile Product Management: Building Successful Products and Careers with an Agile Mindset WI W Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
BUS 150 W Discovering Your Inner Quant Jock: Financial Modeling and Business Decisions WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
BUS 154 W Leadership by Design: Using Design Thinking to Transform Companies and Careers WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
BUS 155 Marketing Today: Multi-Channel Marketing and Communications WI M Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
BUS 159 How to Find Success: Uncover Your Purpose and Direct Your Life WI T Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
BUS 160 Leadership Skills for Women in the Workplace: How to Aim High and Achieve Impact WI W Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
BUS 176 How to Effectively Use Social Media for Your Company and Your Personal Branding WI W Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
BUS 196 A Project Management: An Introductory Hands-On Course WI M Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
BUS 196 B Project Management: An Introductory Hands-On Course WI T Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
BUS 20 W Building a Successful Business with the Internet of Things WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
BUS 218 Marketing Without Money: SEO and Social Media WI W Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
BUS 230 Tools for Strategic Management WI W Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
BUS 233 Using Design Thinking and Simple Sketching Techniques to Ignite Innovation WI T Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
BUS 236 Integrating the Internet of Things into Your Company WI T Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
BUS 237 The New Economics of Disruptive Technologies WI M Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
BUS 238 Steve Jobs and the Metamorphosis of Apple: Lessons from a Charismatic Leader WI Th Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
BUS 239 Intellectual Property for Startups: The Critical Business Decisions WI MS Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
BUS 240 Innovate Faster and Smarter with Game Thinking WI T Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
BUS 50 Go-to-Market Strategies and Tactics for Entrepreneurs WI M Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
BUS 59 The Effective Startup Board Member WI Th Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 104 Agile Project Management: Facilitating a Product Development Team with Scrum WI SSu Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 113 Coaching: The Indispensable Leadership Skill WI S Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 138 Product Management for the Internet of Things: An Intensive Bootcamp WI S Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 19 A Negotiation Mastery: Achieving Outstanding Results and Relationships WI S Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 19 B Negotiation Mastery: Achieving Outstanding Results and Relationships WI Su Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 236 Women Leaders: Mastering Influence, Authenticity, and Power WI SSu Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 293 Adventurous Thinking: Five Lenses to See New Creative Possibilities WI SSu Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 326 The Art of Giving Impactful Feedback: Bridging Candor, Clarity, and Psychological Safety FA S ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
WSP 335 Leading Innovation: An Approach to Personal and Team Creativity WI SSu Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 337 Hyper Growth: How to Unlock New Sources of Customers WI S Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 339 Internationalization for Software Companies: Expanding Software Markets WI S Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 46 Building a Career of Meaning and Impact WI S Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 54 Beyond Negotiation Mastery: Advanced Theory and Practice for Negotiation WI S Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass

Communication

BUS 112 W Business Presence and Persuasion: Communication for Effectiveness WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
COM 01 Public Speaking WI M Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
COM 120 The Art of Effective Storytelling: Techniques and Secrets WI T Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
COM 19 Building Interpersonal Skills: An Experiential Workshop WI Th-M Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
COM 57 Copywriting for Effective Marketing Communications WI Th Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 116 Conversational Intelligence: Increase Your Impact, One Conversation at a Time WI S Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 19 A Negotiation Mastery: Achieving Outstanding Results and Relationships WI S Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 19 B Negotiation Mastery: Achieving Outstanding Results and Relationships WI Su Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 217 Improvisationally Speaking: Building Confident Communication WI S Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 326 The Art of Giving Impactful Feedback: Bridging Candor, Clarity, and Psychological Safety FA S ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
WSP 331 Giving and Receiving Effective Feedback with Ease WI SSu Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 338 Executive Presence for Women WI Su Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 54 Beyond Negotiation Mastery: Advanced Theory and Practice for Negotiation WI S Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 75 Effective Nonverbal Communication WI S Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass

Communication for Non-Native Speakers of English

COM 23 Presenting in English WI Th Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
COM 32 W Business Writing in English: The Foundations WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
COM 34 The Art of Conversation WI T Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
COM 39 A Accent Reduction for Non-Native Speakers of English WI T Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
COM 39 B Accent Reduction for Non-Native Speakers of English WI W Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
COM 61 W Business Writing in English: The Finer Points WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass

Online Professional and Personal Development

DSN 104 W Building a Creative Culture in Organizations Using Design Thinking WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass

Personal Development

BUS 03 Financial Planning: Part II WI Th Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
PDV 102 Improv-ability for Life and Work WI T Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
PDV 103 Playful Mindfulness WI W Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
PDV 77 Enhancing Emotional Intelligence FA T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 287 The Art and Science of Relationships: Conversations About Connecting, Courage, and Compassion WI S Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 342 How to Think Like a Futurist: Improve Your Powers of Imagination, Invention, and Capacity for Change WI SSu Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass

Technology & Computer Science

CS 21 Creating and Building Websites WI M Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
CS 46 W Beginning Programming: Python WI Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnlineClass
CS 52 Beginning Programming: JavaScript WI M Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
CS 57 Beginning Programming: Python WI T Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
CS 59 Beginning Programming: Python WI F Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
SCI 01 An Introduction to Data Science WI Th Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 06 Excel Tips and Tricks WI S Registration opens on 12/04/2017 OnCampusClass
WSP 109 Demystifying Excel PivotTables FA S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass