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COURSES BY CATEGORY

Choose from courses in Liberal Arts and Sciences, Creative Writing, and Professional and Personal Development. Our evening, weekend, 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 Format Status

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Archaeology

ARC 49 Archaeological Treasures of Spain: From Altamira to Seville Cathedral WI W Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Art History

ARTH 119 Love at First Sight: Visual Desire, Attraction, and the Pleasures of Art WI M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
ARTH 50 Along the Watchtower: Six Photographers of America, 1966-1976 WI Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
ARTH 51 Discovering the San Francisco Contemporary Art Market WI S Off-campus ClosedJoin Wait List

Art Studio: Audio, Video, and Film

ART 04 A Create and Produce Your Own Podcast WI T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
VID 04 W Making Short Videos: The Art of Storytelling WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
VID 341 Shoot, Edit, and Produce Your Own Video with the iPhone WI SSu On-campus OpenAdd to cart

Art Studio: Drawing, Painting, and Other Media

ART 13 Cultivating Creativity in the Everyday WI Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
ART 132 Drawing the Realistic Portrait WI Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
ART 185 Artist Bookmaking: Materials, Methods, and Meaning WI T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
ART 19 Exploring Graphic Novels WI M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
ART 200 W Advance Your Art: Take Your Painting to the Next Level WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
ART 210 Painting: Exploring the Modern and Abstract WI T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
ART 22 W Beginning Drawing WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
ART 247 W Powerful Drawing Techniques: Layering with Mixed Media WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
ART 53 Calligraphy Design and Norse Runes WI W Live Online OpenAdd to cart
ART 66 Art and Anatomy: The Basics of Human Proportions WI S Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Art Studio: Photography

PHOTO 07 The Basics of Digital Photography WI Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
PHOTO 32 A Introduction to iPhoneography: Using Your Smartphone to Make Extraordinary Images WI S Live Online OpenAdd to cart
PHOTO 32 B Introduction to iPhoneography: Using Your Smartphone to Make Extraordinary Images WI S Live Online OpenAdd to cart
PHOTO 32 C Introduction to iPhoneography: Using Your Smartphone to Make Extraordinary Images WI M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
PHOTO 72 Landscape Photography for Digital SLR, Mirrorless, and iPhone Photographers WI WS On-campus OpenAdd to cart
PHOTO 77 The Refined Image: An Introduction to Post-Capture Editing WI T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
SCI 06 Photographing Nature: Using a Camera to Study the Natural World WI W Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Classics

CLA 28 Greek Mythology: An Introduction WI W On-campus OpenAdd to cart
CLA 63 Eloquence: The Beauty and Persuasion of Ancient Rhetoric from Cicero to Today WI T Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Cultural Studies

CLS 09 Black Brazil: Afro-Brazilian Music, Literature, and Art WI W Live Online OpenAdd to cart
FD 96 W Exploring Wine’s Connection to Place and Culture: Stories in a Bottle WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Current Events

POL 116 The Global Crisis of Democracy WI T Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Film and TV Studies

FLM 139 James Stewart: Hollywood's Greatest and Most Misunderstood Actor WI Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
FLM 142 The Twilight Zone: The Dimension of Imagination WI T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
FLM 143 A Journey through Italian Cinema: From Neorealism to the 1960s WI W Live Online OpenAdd to cart
HIS 121 Classic Films of the Revolutionary Soviet Avant-Garde WI W Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Food and Drink

FD 96 W Exploring Wine’s Connection to Place and Culture: Stories in a Bottle WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
GEO 03 W The Geology and Wines of California and France WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Geography

GEOG 12 The World Political Map: A Geographical Exploration WI T Live Online OpenAdd to cart

History

HIS 11 The History of Reproductive Rights in the United States WI T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
HIS 121 Classic Films of the Revolutionary Soviet Avant-Garde WI W Live Online OpenAdd to cart
HIS 134 The History of Computers WI M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
HIS 141 The History of Modern China WI T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
HIS 29 Coretta Scott and Martin Luther King, Jr.: Their Lives and Shared Legacy WI TTh Live Online OpenAdd to cart
HIS 76 A The American West: Past, Present, and Future WI W On-campus OpenAdd to cart
HIS 76 B The American West: Past, Present, and Future WI W Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Languages

FRN 01 Beginning French WI T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
ITA 01 Beginning Italian WI W Live Online OpenAdd to cart
SPA 01 Beginning Spanish WI Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Literature

LIT 106 F Reading Antiquity: Historical Fiction Book Club WI Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
LIT 197 A The Contemporary American Short Story WI Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
LIT 66 The Stories and Plays of Anton Chekhov WI T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
LIT 67 Shakespeare's Tragedies: Hamlet, Othello, Macbeth, and King Lear WI W Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Mathematics

STAT 05 Statistics for Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Data Science WI Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Music Studies

MUS 08 Six Great Classical Composers WI Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
MUS 113 Kind of Blue: Understanding a Jazz Masterpiece WI M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
MUS 177 Iconic Pop Songs: Exploring the Basic Elements of Music WI T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
MUS 26 Bob Dylan: 21st-Century Chronicles WI Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
MUS 43 Music of the 1970s: The Sounds of Possibility WI W Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Nature and Conservation Studies

NCS 05 Sacred Mountains of the World: The Heights of Inspiration WI M Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Philosophy

PHI 112 The Philosophy of Technology: Our Fate, Our Future WI W On-campus OpenAdd to cart
PHI 118 Democracy and Its Discontents: Philosophical Roots of America’s Reactionary and Radical Politics WI Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Psychology

PSY 05 An Overview of Modern Psychotherapy Approaches WI M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
PSY 95 Technology and Psychology: Sanity in the Digital Age WI T Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Science

BIO 09 Brain Health: Understand and Fine-Tune Your Memory and Mind WI T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
BIO 11 Ketogenic Diets and Intermittent Fasting: Fads, Facts, and Fiction WI SSu Live Online OpenAdd to cart
BIO 98 Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia WI W Live Online OpenAdd to cart
GEO 03 W The Geology and Wines of California and France WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
SCI 06 Photographing Nature: Using a Camera to Study the Natural World WI W Live Online OpenAdd to cart
SCI 45 New Year, New Metabolism WI Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
SCI 58 Introduction to Anatomy at the Stanford School of Medicine: Exploring the Abdomen WI S On-campus ClosedJoin Wait List
SCI 70 The Impact of Mental Illness on the Human Brain WI M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
WELL 12 Exercise as Preventive Medicine WI M Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Social Justice

SJS 02 Voting Rights Advocacy and Mobilization WI M Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Wellness and Health

BIO 09 Brain Health: Understand and Fine-Tune Your Memory and Mind WI T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
BIO 11 Ketogenic Diets and Intermittent Fasting: Fads, Facts, and Fiction WI SSu Live Online OpenAdd to cart
BIO 98 Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia WI W Live Online OpenAdd to cart
COM 59 Mindful Communication: The Power of Relational Practice for Awareness and Compassion WI Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
DRA 173 Everyday Spontaneity: Improvising Our Lives WI M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
PDV 103 Playful Mindfulness: A Journey to Everyday Confidence, Calm, and Connection WI W On-campus OpenAdd to cart
PDV 58 Compass Journey: Develop Strategies for Your Career and Life WI T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
PSY 05 An Overview of Modern Psychotherapy Approaches WI M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
PSY 95 Technology and Psychology: Sanity in the Digital Age WI T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
SCI 45 New Year, New Metabolism WI Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
WELL 08 Planning for Your Late-Life Brain: Build Habits Now to Improve Cognitive Function Later WI SSu Live Online OpenAdd to cart
WELL 11 Your Next Life Chapter: A Design Thinking and Behavioral Science–Based Approach WI M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
WELL 12 Exercise as Preventive Medicine WI M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
WELL 21 Plant-Based Living: A Practical and Evidence-Based Approach WI T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
WELL 22 W The Mindful Path to Health and Happiness: Science and Practice WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
WELL 23 The Development of Purpose across the Lifespan WI W On-campus OpenAdd to cart

Creative Writing

Online Certificate Program in Novel Writing

OWC 303 A Novel I: The Powerful Beginning WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
OWC 303 B Novel I: The Powerful Beginning WI Flex Online ClosedJoin Wait List
OWC 303 C Novel I: The Powerful Beginning WI Flex Online ClosedJoin Wait List
OWC 303 D Novel I: The Powerful Beginning WI Flex Online ClosedJoin Wait List
OWC 306 A Novel IV: Manuscript Preparedness WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
OWC 306 B Novel IV: Manuscript Preparedness WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
OWC 306 C Novel IV: Manuscript Preparedness WI Flex Online ClosedJoin Wait List
OWC 306 D Novel IV: Manuscript Preparedness WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
OWC 310 One-on-One Tutorial: Novel WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Creative Writing

ART 19 Exploring Graphic Novels WI M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
CNF 09 Writing the Memoir: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants WI T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
CNF 23 W Mastering the Personal Essay with the Masters WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
CNF 63 W A Ticket to the Truth: Getting Started in Creative Nonfiction WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
CNF 83 Diaries into Memoir: Structuring and Shaping the Daily WI Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
CNF 92 How to Keep Your Story Going: A Memoir Workshop WI S Live Online OpenAdd to cart
CW 107 W Writing through Struggle WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
CW 12 W Adventures in Travel Writing WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
CW 165 Speakeasy: The Pleasures of Writing Good Dialogue WI T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
CW 17 WA Establishing a Creative Writing Practice WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
CW 17 WB Establishing a Creative Writing Practice WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
CW 18 Be Your Own Developmental Editor: Shape Your Manuscript for Publication WI W Live Online OpenAdd to cart
CW 25 The Bleeding, Pounding Heart of Prose: The Art and Craft of the Sentence WI Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
CW 43 W I Laughed So Hard I Cried: Writing Comedy and Tragedy WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
CW 45 Essential Elements for Creative Writers: The Narrative Toolbox WI W Live Online OpenAdd to cart
CW 58 Observers of the Natural World: Writing the Personal Nature Essay WI W Live Online OpenAdd to cart
CW 65 W Scene by Scene: The Building Blocks of Narrative WI Flex Online ClosedJoin Wait List
CW 85 W Writing Relationships: How to Land in The New York Times "Modern Love" WI Flex Online ClosedJoin Wait List
FICT 71 W Writing Short Fiction: The Devil's in the Details WI Flex Online ClosedJoin Wait List
FICT 76 W Writing Perspectives: Making Strong Narrative Choices in Fiction WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
FICT 78 The Short Story for Absolute Beginners WI Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
FICT 81 W Finding Fire: From Premise to Plot WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
FICT 82 Plotting Outside the Box: Alternative Story Structures WI Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
FICT 83 Stories That Sing: Develop an Unforgettable Voice in Fiction WI T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
FICT 84 W The Beginning, the End, and Everything in Between: Perfecting the Short Story WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
FICT 85 Writing Culturally Diverse Fiction WI M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
NVL 06 How to Start Your Novel and Keep It Going WI W On-campus OpenAdd to cart
NVL 42 W Novel Writing for Absolute Beginners WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
POET 36 Trusting Yourself: Write Evocative Poetry by Listening to Your Instincts WI T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
POET 37 W Writing Poems in a Burning World WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Professional & Personal Development

Business

BUS 111 Building Multi-Sided Platform Marketplaces WI SSu Live Online OpenAdd to cart
BUS 114 Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: Make Your Business More Effective and Profitable WI S On-campus OpenAdd to cart
BUS 119 Make Sense of the Madness: The Business of College Sports WI T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
BUS 121 Promote and Protect Your Brand: Corporate Communications Strategies WI S Live Online OpenAdd to cart
BUS 123 W Value Investing: An Introduction WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
BUS 16 Governance for Startup Board Members WI TTh Live Online OpenAdd to cart
BUS 160 W Leadership Skills for Women in the Workplace: Aim High and Achieve Impact WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
BUS 163 W Search Engine Optimization: Practical Marketing Techniques WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
BUS 166 W Social Media Marketing WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
BUS 168 W Strengths-Based Leadership: Increase Your Impact and Thrive WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
BUS 260 W Making High-Quality Decisions: A Practical Guide to Decision Analysis WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
BUS 262 Modern Leadership for the New World of Work WI T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
BUS 263 Negotiation Mastery: Achieve Outstanding Results and Relationships WI FS Live Online OpenAdd to cart
BUS 266 Building a Career of Meaning and Impact WI W Live Online OpenAdd to cart
BUS 270 Financial Basics for Business Management WI M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
BUS 274 Disrupting Legally: Law and Regulatory Considerations for Tech and Venture-Backed Companies WI Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
BUS 277 Working through the Tangle: Solving Organizational Problems WI W Live Online OpenAdd to cart
BUS 28 Funding a New Enterprise: Learn from Experienced Silicon Valley Practitioners WI W On-campus OpenAdd to cart
BUS 285 Five Steps to Building a Most Lovable Product WI SSu Live Online OpenAdd to cart
BUS 294 W Seeing the Future in the Present: Learning to Think Three Steps Ahead WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
BUS 47 W Personal Finance: A Simple Approach to Mastering Money Choices WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
BUS 55 Fundamentals of Project Management WI Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
BUS 62 W Fundamentals of Product Management WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
BUS 64 Tax Reform: How Current Laws Can Work for You WI M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
BUS 77 The Power of the Enneagram: Understanding Yourself and Leading Others WI M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
BUS 82 Building, Scaling, and Managing Digital Marketplaces WI T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
COM 66 Think on Your Feet: An Improviser’s Guide to Business and Communication WI SSu On-campus OpenAdd to cart
CS 68 Machine Learning for Business with Python WI SSu On-campus OpenAdd to cart

Communication

BUS 263 Negotiation Mastery: Achieve Outstanding Results and Relationships WI FS Live Online OpenAdd to cart
BUS 86 The Mindful Manager: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Handling Conflict at Work WI Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
COM 02 Public Speaking: Romancing the Room WI W On-campus OpenAdd to cart
COM 19 Building Interpersonal Skills: An Experiential Workshop WI F-M On-campus ClosedJoin Wait List
COM 42 Improvisationally Speaking WI T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
COM 52 Presentations: Find Your Authentic Voice WI W On-campus OpenAdd to cart
COM 59 Mindful Communication: The Power of Relational Practice for Awareness and Compassion WI Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
COM 66 Think on Your Feet: An Improviser’s Guide to Business and Communication WI SSu On-campus OpenAdd to cart
COM 68 The Neuroscience of Engagement: Capture Audience Attention WI SSu Live Online OpenAdd to cart
COM 81 Nonverbal Communication: The Power of Body Language and Voice WI SSu On-campus OpenAdd to cart
COM 84 Communicate with Impact and Purpose WI SSu Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Communication for Non-Native Speakers of English

COM 39 Accent Reduction for Non-Native Speakers of English WI W Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Design

DSN 07 Zero to One: Turn Your Idea into an App WI Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Technology and Data Science

CS 03 Blockchain Technology and Its Applications WI M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
CS 46 W Beginning Programming in Python WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
CS 62 Developing Your Python Skills WI M On-campus OpenAdd to cart
CS 65 W Data Analysis with Python WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
CS 68 Machine Learning for Business with Python WI SSu On-campus OpenAdd to cart
CS 70 Building IoT Solutions through Rapid Prototyping WI W On-campus OpenAdd to cart
CS 76 W Introduction to Data Science in R WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
HIS 134 The History of Computers WI M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
STAT 05 Statistics for Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Data Science WI Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
TECH 10 3D Science Animation: Telling STEM Stories with Data, Models, and Motion WI Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
TECH 11 Monetizing the Metaverse WI Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
TECH 12 A Web3 Primer: Explore the Evolution of the Internet WI T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
TECH 152 A Crash Course in Artificial Intelligence WI M Live Online OpenAdd to cart