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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 42 Cornerstone Cultures of Northern Europe: The Celts, Franks, and Vikings SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
ARC 48 Underwater Archaeology: From Shipwrecks to Sunken Cities SP T Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Art History

ARTH 161 Iconic Artworks of Medieval Europe SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
ARTH 43 Art in Context: 19th-Century American Painting SP S Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
ARTH 44 Icon and Enigma: The Art of Andy Warhol SP M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Art Studio: Drawing & Painting

ART 132 Drawing the Realistic Portrait SP Th Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
ART 199 An Introduction to Acrylic Painting SP T Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
ART 214 Advanced Painting: Exploring the Modern and Abstract SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
ART 22 Beginning Drawing SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
ART 228 The Art of Chinese Landscape Painting SP S Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
ART 98 W Explorations in Mixed Media: Unleashing Creativity Through Daily Practice SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass

Art Studio: Photography

PHOTO 10 W The Daily Photograph: Developing Your Creative Intuition WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
PHOTO 223 Intimate Portraits SP Th Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
PHOTO 37 An Introduction to Digital Photography SP M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
PHOTO 56 Landscape Photography in Yosemite: A Field Workshop SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 294 A An Introduction to iPhoneography: Using Your Smartphone to Make Extraordinary Images WI S ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
WSP 294 B An Introduction to iPhoneography: Using Your Smartphone to Make Extraordinary Images WI Su ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
WSP 309 Visual Storytelling: Creating a Photographic Narrative SP S Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 88 Digital Food Photography: An Introduction to Shooting and Styling SP Su Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Art Studio: Video & Film

VID 42 Editing Video from Start to Finish SP Th Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 341 Shoot, Edit, and Produce Your Own Video with the iPhone SP SSu Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Classics

CLA 52 Latin Lovers: A Survey of the Great Roman Love Poems SP M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Cultural Studies

CLS 88 The Genius of Leonardo da Vinci: A 500th Anniversary Celebration SP T Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 355 Making a Difference in Your Community: New Models of Civic Engagement WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Film Studies

FLM 130 The History of Cinema Told Through Great Films: 1945–1959 SP T Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
FLM 76 Ten Films That Shook the World SP Th Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 354 Film Noir: The Essential Six WI F-Su OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

History

HIS 200 An Introduction to Military History: From the French Revolution to the 21st Century SP M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
HIS 51 First Ladies: A History SP T Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
HIS 65 Capitals of Cultural Ferment: Artists and Intellectuals in the Modern European City, 1750–1950 SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Languages

CHN 03 Beginning Chinese III SP M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
FRN 03 Beginning French III SP Th Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
ITA 03 Beginning Italian III SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
SPA 03 Beginning Spanish III SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Law

LAW 103 Know Your Rights: The US Constitution, Individual Liberties, and Government Power SP Th Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
LAW 200 W Constitutional Law SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass

Linguistics

LIN 01 The Origin and Structure of English Words SP M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Literature

LIT 09 Dante’s “Inferno” SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
LIT 33 W An Introduction to Jane Austen SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
LIT 34 20th-Century American Literature: An Intellectual Bus Tour SP Th Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Mathematics

STAT 05 Statistics for Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Data Science: An Introduction SP Th Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Music

MUS 105 An Introduction to the Ukulele: Rock, Pop, and Folk SP M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
MUS 156 Enjoying and Understanding Classical Music SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
MUS 60 Acoustic Guitar for Beginners: The Songs of the Rolling Stones, Van Morrison, and Beyond SP Th Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 99 Russia’s Opera Glory: Three Masterpieces WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Philosophy

PHI 117 An Introduction to European Philosophy: Descartes to Derrida SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
PHI 118 Democracy and Its Discontents: Philosophical Roots of America’s Reactionary and Radical Politics SP Th Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Psychology

PSY 199 Your Secret Mind: Getting to Know and Living with Your Unconscious SP T Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
PSY 95 The Internet and Our Psychological Health: Sanity in a Digitalized Life SP T Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Religious Studies

WSP 356 Buddhism: An Experiential and Practical Introduction SP Su Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Science

BIO 03 W Diet and Gene Expression: You Are What You Eat SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
BIO 94 W Gut Bacteria in Health and Disease: An Introduction to the Microbes Within WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
SCI 01 A An Introduction to Data Science SP Th Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
SCI 01 B An Introduction to Data Science SP F Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
SCI 12 Nutrition: A Personalized Approach SP T Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
SCI 48 Artificial Intelligence: From Neural Networks to Artificial Consciousness SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
SCI 57 Artificial Intelligence for Healthcare and Longevity SP T Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
SCI 59 W Genetics Across the Lifespan: New Ways to Improve Your Health SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
SCI 60 W A Small Revolution: Medical Advances in Nanotechnology SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
SCI 61 Exploring the Hidden Connection Between the Immune System, the Brain, and Mental Health SP M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
SCI 62 The Frontiers of Artificial Intelligence Research and Applications SP M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 128 An Introduction to Astrophysics: The Energetic Universe SP S Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 198 An Introduction to Neurological Disorders: ALS, Epilepsy, Stroke, and More SP SSu Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 344 An Introduction to Anatomy at the Stanford School of Medicine: Exploring the Lower Limb SP S Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Stanford Saturday University

SSU 111 Stanford Saturday University: 2019 WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Theater & Performance Studies

TAPS 105 An Introduction to Stand-Up Comedy Writing SP M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Creative Writing

Online Creative Writing

CNF 47 W Memoir and Personal Essays That Matter SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
CNF 51 W The Creative Nonfiction Book: Find Your Truth, Shape Your Story SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
CNF 63 W A Ticket to the Truth: Getting Started in Creative Nonfiction SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
EGL 138 W The Craft and Business of Travel Writing SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
EGL 17 WB Establishing a Creative Writing Practice WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 19 WA The Creative Habit: Cultivating a Daily Writing Practice SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
EGL 19 WB The Creative Habit: Cultivating a Daily Writing Practice SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
EGL 23 W Introduction to Magazine Writing: A Sampler WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
EGL 26 W Mindfulness for Writers SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
EGL 54 W Dialogue Writing: Putting Words in Someone Else’s Mouth SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
EGL 65 W Scene by Scene: The Building Blocks of Story SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
EGL 96 W Overcoming Writing Blocks and Procrastination SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
FICT 18 W Secrets of the Short Story SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
FICT 32 W Fiction Writing: Five Beginnings, One Ending SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
FICT 34 W “Mystery and Manners”: The Art of the Short Story SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
NVL 09 W Writing the Novel from Back to Front SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
NVL 26 W Writing the Compelling Character-Driven Novel SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
POET 06 W An Introduction to Poetry: The Image and the Line SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass

Online Certificate Program in Novel Writing

OWC 304 A Novel II: Plot and Structure SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
OWC 304 B Novel II: Plot and Structure SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
OWC 304 C Novel II: Plot and Structure SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
OWC 304 D Novel II: Plot and Structure SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
OWC 310 One-on-One Tutorial: Novel SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass

On-Campus Creative Writing

CNF 40 Writing Creative Nonfiction: Fearless and Authentic Narratives SP M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
EGL 126 An Introduction to Screenwriting: You Oughta Be (Writing) in Pictures SP T Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
EGL 139 Irresistible Prose: A Fiction and Creative Nonfiction Workshop SP T Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
FICT 33 Fiction Writing Workshop: Developing Plot and Character SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 115 How to Plot Your Novel SP S Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 122 Developing Your Creative Nonfiction Book: From Idea to Proposal SP S Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 191 Creativity and Writing Workshop: Taking Risks, Bending Rules SP Su Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 27 Developing a Sustainable and Rewarding Writing Practice SP S Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 333 Short Story Bootcamp: A Reading and Writing Intensive WI Su OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 346 Fiction in a Flash: How to Write a Very Good, Very Short Story SP S Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 86 Capturing the Hearts of Young Readers: Writing with Humor and Emotion WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 89 Making a Scene: Building Blocks of Fiction WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Professional & Personal Development

Business

BUS 10 W An Introduction to Project Management: The Basics for Success SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
BUS 103 Become a Data CEO: A Framework for Mastering Data and Driving Innovation SP Th Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
BUS 105 Cloud Computing and Subscription Models: Selling and Marketing SaaS and Mobile Solutions to the Enterprise SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
BUS 112 W Business Presence and Persuasion: Communication for Effectiveness SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
BUS 123 W Value Investing: An Introduction SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
BUS 145 Product Management for the Internet of Things: A Hands-On Course SP M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
BUS 150 W Discovering Your Inner Quant Jock: Financial Modeling and Business Decisions SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
BUS 158 Improv to Improve: Artful Skills to Build or Lead Your Business SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
BUS 159 How to Find Success: Uncover Your Purpose and Direct Your Life SP M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
BUS 163 W Search Engine Optimization: Practical Marketing with Google, Bing, and Yahoo SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
BUS 166 W Social Media Marketing SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
BUS 171 Building a Successful Brand: Connecting the What, How, and Why SP Th Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
BUS 175 Resilient Leadership SP M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
BUS 176 W How to Effectively Use Social Media for Your Company and Personal Branding WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
BUS 177 Leadership for Collaborative Success SP M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
BUS 178 Technology Business Law and Intellectual Property Strategies for Engineers and Entrepreneurs SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
BUS 179 W The Exceptional Leader: A Framework for Successful, Fulfilling, and Impactful Leadership SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
BUS 217 Accelerate Your Startup Idea SP T Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
BUS 241 A Three-Step Method to Greater Bravery in Work and Life SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
BUS 29 Project Management for Continuous Innovation SP T Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
BUS 57 W Introduction to User Experience (UX) Design in Product Leadership and Management SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
BUS 60 Launching Innovative Products WI Th ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
BUS 62 W Fundamentals of Product Management SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
BUS 65 W Entrepreneurship: From Ideas to Funding SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
BUS 67 Cultivating Healthy Company Culture: Building Strong Teams and Engaging Top Talent SP T Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
BUS 68 Effective Nonprofit Board Governance SP Th Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
BUS 69 Dynamic Strategy: Creating a Responsive Marketing Plan SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 104 Agile Project Management: Facilitating a Product Development Team with Scrum WI SSu ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
WSP 113 Coaching: The Indispensable Leadership Skill SP S Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 120 Five Steps to Build a Most Lovable Product SP SSu Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 123 The Robots Are Coming: How They Can Help You Build the Career of Your Dreams SP S Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 124 An Introduction to People Analytics: How to Build a Talent Advantage SP S Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 129 Workplace Wellness That Works SP S Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 14 Memorable Storytelling: Mastering a Powerful Business Tool SP S Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 164 Planning for 21st-Century Retirement SP S Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 19 A Negotiation Mastery: Achieving Outstanding Results and Relationships SP S Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 19 B Negotiation Mastery: Achieving Outstanding Results and Relationships SP S Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 236 B Women Leaders: Mastering Influence, Authenticity, and Power WI SSu ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
WSP 246 A Women Leaders: Mastering Organizational Strategy SP SSu Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 246 B Women Leaders: Mastering Organizational Strategy SP SSu Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 30 The Business of Autonomous Vehicles: An Intensive Bootcamp SP SSu Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 315 Prototype Your Future WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 319 Unleashing Your Creative Leadership: The Four Intelligences SP SSu Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 35 Interpersonal Dynamics at Work: Develop a “User Guide” SP SSu Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 44 Critical Communication Skills in Negotiation SP Su Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 93 Conflict Coaching at Work WI SSu OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 96 Adventurous Thinking for Proactive Problem-Solving WI SSu OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 98 Develop Your Entrepreneurial Mindset and Skills WI SSu OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Communication

COM 02 Public Speaking: Romancing the Room SP T Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
COM 120 The Art of Effective Storytelling: Techniques and Secrets SP T Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
COM 19 Building Interpersonal Skills: An Experiential Workshop SP Th-M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
COM 42 Improvisationally Speaking SP M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
COM 57 Copywriting for Effective Marketing Communications SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
COM 63 The Right to Speak: Finding and Freeing Your Natural Voice SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 116 B Conversational Intelligence: Increase Your Impact, One Conversation at a Time WI S ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
WSP 137 The Art of Pitching SP S Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 217 Improvisationally Speaking: Building Confident Communication WI S ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
WSP 329 The Science of Being Memorable and Influencing Decisions SP S Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 349 Boost Your Presentations with Powerful Visuals SP S Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 75 Effective Nonverbal Communication SP S Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Communication for Non-Native Speakers of English

COM 32 W Business Writing in English: The Foundations SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
COM 34 The Art of Conversation SP Th Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
COM 39 A Accent Reduction for Non-Native Speakers of English SP M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
COM 39 B Accent Reduction for Non-Native Speakers of English SP T Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Design

DSN 103 Design Implementation: Getting to Market SP T Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
DSN 106 W Finding Product/Market Fit: Using Design Research for New Product Success SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass

Personal Development

PDV 106 Exploring Creative Mindfulness SP T Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 342 How to Think Like a Futurist: Improve Your Powers of Imagination, Invention, and Capacity for Change SP SSu Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 60 Playful Mindfulness: A Two-Day Intensive WI SSu ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass

Technology & Computer Science

CS 01 A Gentle Introduction to Programming for Non-Programmers SP M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
CS 02 Blockchain, Machine Learning, the Internet of Things, and More: Meet the New Technologies Shaping Our World SP Th Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
CS 46 Beginning Programming: Python SP M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
CS 46 W Beginning Programming: Python SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
WSP 06 Excel Tips and Tricks SP S Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass