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Courses

COURSES BY DURATION

Code Course Title Qtr Days Status Online

1-5 Weeks

Art History

ARTH 248 Abstract Expressionism: Pollock, de Kooning, Rothko, and More WI T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Art Studio: Drawing & Painting

ART 119 W Drawing Inspiration: Developing a Creative Practice WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
ART 199 W An Introduction to Painting with Acrylics WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
ART 234 Expressive Drawing WI T ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass

Art Studio: Photography

PHOTO 209 Sports Photography WI W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
PHOTO 37 An Introduction to Digital Photography WI M ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass

Art Studio: Video & Film

VID 341 Shoot, Edit, and Produce Your Own Video with the iPhone WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Business

BUS 03 Financial Planning: Part II WI Th OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
BUS 08 Building High-Performing Teams WI MSSu OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
BUS 11 W How to Build Successful Startups: Learn Lessons Straight from Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 16 Governance for Startup Board Members WI TTh OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
BUS 176 W How to Effectively Use Social Media for Your Company and Personal Branding WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
DSN 01 W Design Workshop: Creating Personas and Journey Maps WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Communication

COM 19 Building Interpersonal Skills: An Experiential Workshop WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass

Communication for Non-Native Speakers of English

COM 39 A Accent Reduction for Non-Native Speakers of English WI T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
COM 39 B Accent Reduction for Non-Native Speakers of English WI W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Dance

DAN 28 Learn to Dance: Beginning Cha Cha and Salsa WI Th OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Design

DSN 01 W Design Workshop: Creating Personas and Journey Maps WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Economics

ECON 08 Financial Crises: A Brief Introduction WI T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Film Studies

FLM 135 A Weekend with Orson Welles: Five Indelible Classic Films WI F-Su OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

History

HIS 82 The Elusive Quest for Global Order: History and Prospects of the International System WI Th OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Music

MUS 192 A Kaleidoscope of American Classical Music: Gershwin, Copland, Stravinsky, and More WI W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Online Creative Writing

CNF 63 W A Ticket to the Truth: Getting Started in Creative Nonfiction WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 107 W Writing Through Struggle WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 55 W Creativity for Poets, Prose Writers, and Songwriters WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Personal Development

BUS 03 Financial Planning: Part II WI Th OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
PDV 107 Mindfulness for Life and Leadership WI W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Psychology

PSY 96 Managing Emotions with Skill: An Introduction to the Principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy WI W ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass

Science

BIO 94 W Gut Bacteria in Health and Disease: An Introduction to the Microbes Within WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
SCI 65 Left Brain/Right Brain: A Scientific History WI M OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Technology

SCI 62 The Frontiers of Artificial Intelligence Research and Applications WI W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Wellness & Health

BIO 94 W Gut Bacteria in Health and Disease: An Introduction to the Microbes Within WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
PDV 107 Mindfulness for Life and Leadership WI W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
SCI 65 Left Brain/Right Brain: A Scientific History WI M OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

6-10 Weeks

Archaeology

ARC 118 Art and Archaeology of Persia WI W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Art History

ARC 118 Art and Archaeology of Persia WI W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
ARTH 252 The Art of the 1960s and Its Enduring Impact on the Art of Today WI Th OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Art Studio: Drawing & Painting

ART 132 Drawing the Realistic Portrait WI Th ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
ART 16 An Introduction to Painting Portraits WI T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
ART 210 Painting: Exploring the Modern and Abstract WI W ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass

Art Studio: Photography

PHOTO 05 Pens and the Lens: A Dual Path to Visual Creativity WI T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Art Studio: Video & Film

VID 04 W Making Short Videos: The Art of Storytelling WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
VID 42 Editing Video from Start to Finish WI Th OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Business

BUS 112 W Business Presence and Persuasion: Communication for Effectiveness WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
BUS 123 W Value Investing: An Introduction WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 134 Scalable Innovation: Creating Ideas for Technology-Driven Growth WI Th OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
BUS 139 W Data-Driven Marketing WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 154 W Leadership by Design: Using Design Thinking to Transform Companies and Careers WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 155 Marketing Today: Multi-Channel Marketing and Communications WI T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
BUS 160 Leadership Skills for Women in the Workplace: How to Aim High and Achieve Impact WI T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
BUS 173 W An Introduction to Agile Project Management WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 196 Project Management: An Introductory Hands-On Course WI Th ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
BUS 248 Software Startup Formation: From Inception to Seed Funding WI W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
BUS 250 Principles of Crisis Communication: Restoring Trust and Credibility WI Th OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
BUS 255 After the Insight: Mapping the Path from Idea to Product WI M OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
BUS 256 Expanding into China: Crisis or Opportunity? WI M OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
BUS 260 W Making High-Quality Decisions: A Practical Guide to Decision Analysis WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 57 W An Introduction to User Experience (UX) Design in Product Leadership and Management WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 62 W Fundamentals of Product Management WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
BUS 65 W Entrepreneurship: From Ideas to Funding WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 69 Competitive Strategy: Anticipating and Adapting to Dynamic Markets WI T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
BUS 70 The Fundamentals of High-Performance Leadership WI Th ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
BUS 71 Doing Business in Africa: Experience from the Front Lines WI W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
BUS 80 Effective Collaboration: Facilitating Group Communications with Simple Sketching WI W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Classics

CLA 67 Grasping the Empire’s Rise: Greek and Roman Historians on Rome WI T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
CLA 71 Vergil’s Aeneid: Reading the Great Epic of Ancient Rome WI Th OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Communication

COM 01 Public Speaking WI M ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
COM 120 The Art of Effective Storytelling: Techniques and Secrets WI W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Communication for Non-Native Speakers of English

COM 32 W Business Writing in English: The Foundations WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
COM 34 The Art of Conversation WI W ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass

Film Studies

FLM 145 The Great Directors of the 21st Century (So Far) WI Th OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

History

HIS 109 The History of Information (Beyond Bits and Bytes) WI T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
HIS 148 W The Roman Republic WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
HIS 65 Capitals of Cultural Ferment: Artists and Intellectuals in the Modern European City, 1750–1950 WI M OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Languages

CHN 02 Beginning Chinese II WI T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
FRN 02 Beginning French II WI Th OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
ITA 02 Beginning Italian II WI W ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
SPA 02 Beginning Spanish II WI T ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass

Law

LAW 106 Constitutional Crises from the Founding to the Trump Administration WI T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Literature

LIT 192 James Joyce's Ulysses WI W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
LIT 30 19th-Century Russian Literature: The Short Classics WI Th OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
LIT 50 Short Masterpieces of Irish Literature WI T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
LIT 51 Toni Morrison's Language and Legacy: Song of Solomon, Sula, and Beloved WI M OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Mathematics

STAT 05 W Statistics for Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Data Science: An Introduction WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Music

MUS 105 An Introduction to the Ukulele: Rock, Pop, and Folk WI M ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
MUS 60 Acoustic Guitar for Beginners: The Songs of the Rolling Stones, Van Morrison, and More WI Th ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass

On-Campus Creative Writing

CNF 09 Writing the Memoir: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants WI T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
CNF 49 To Tell the Truth: An Introduction to Creative Nonfiction WI Th OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
EGL 49 Writing What You Know: The Intersection of Memoir and Fiction WI T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
FICT 128 Short Story Writing: Working with Your Best Material WI Th OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
NVL 134 Novel Writing WI W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Online Certificate Program in Novel Writing

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

Online Creative Writing

CNF 43 W Creative Nonfiction: How to Grab Your Reader WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
CNF 70 W Creative Nonfiction Book: Research and Memory WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 12 W Creating a Compelling Cast of Characters WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
EGL 137 W Reality Bites: Writing Sci-Fi and Fantasy WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
EGL 47 W The Magazine Story: From the Real World to the Page WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 56 W Creating Dynamic Stories Using the Enneagram-Story Connection WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 64 W Writing About Spirituality WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
FICT 34 W Mystery and Manners: The Art of the Short Story WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
FICT 63 W The Love Plot WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
NVL 29 W Novel Writing Without Tears WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
POET 03 W Poetry: The Many Facets of a Theme WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass

Personal Development

DRA 173 Everyday Spontaneity: Improvising Our Lives WI M ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
PDV 102 Improv-ability for Life and Work WI W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
PDV 33 Excellence Is No Accident: Mental Skills Training for Work, Sport, and Life WI Th ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass

Philosophy

PHI 112 The Philosophy of Technology and Our Technological Future WI W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
PHI 119 Contemporary Political Philosophy: Ideas for Navigating Turbulent Times WI T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Science

GEO 03 W The Geology and Wines of California and France WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Technology

CS 03 An Introduction to Blockchain Technology and Its Applications WI M OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
CS 05 Beginning Programming in Python: A Six-Week Course WI W ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
CS 46 W Beginning Programming in Python: An Online Course WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
CS 52 Beginning Programming: JavaScript WI M OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
CS 65 W Data Analysis with Python WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
CS 66 W An Introduction to Quantum Computing WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
SCI 01 W An Introduction to Data Science in R WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
SCI 52 Artificial Intelligence: Deep Learning, Human-Centered AI, and Beyond WI Th OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Theater & Performance Studies

DRA 173 Everyday Spontaneity: Improvising Our Lives WI M ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
TAPS 105 An Introduction to Stand-Up Comedy Writing WI M ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass

Wellness & Health

PDV 33 Excellence Is No Accident: Mental Skills Training for Work, Sport, and Life WI Th ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
SCI 45 New Year, New Metabolism WI T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
SCI 59 W DNA Demystified: Genetic Strategies for Improving Your Health WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
SCI 64 Brain Glitches: How Our Thinking Goes Wrong, and What to Do About It WI W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Weekend Workshops

Art Studio: Photography

WSP 294 An Introduction to iPhoneography: Using Your Smartphone to Make Extraordinary Images WI S ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass

Business

WSP 113 Coaching: The Indispensable Leadership Skill WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 120 Five Steps to Build a Most Lovable Product WI SSu OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 14 Memorable Storytelling: Mastering a Powerful Business Tool WI Su OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 141 Marketing Without Money: Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Social Media WI SSu OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 19 A Negotiation Mastery: Achieving Outstanding Results and Relationships WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 19 B Negotiation Mastery: Achieving Outstanding Results and Relationships WI Su OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 236 A Women Leaders: Mastering Influence, Authenticity, and Power WI SSu OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 236 B Women Leaders: Mastering Influence, Authenticity, and Power WI SSu OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 254 Estate Planning in Plain English WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 382 Artificial Intelligence Bootcamp for Product and Business Managers WI SSu OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 383 Telling the Story of Your Brand: A Writing Workshop WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 385 Mind Stretching: How to Generate and Build Great Ideas WI SSu OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 386 Agile Leadership: Achieving Effective Change WI SSu OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 44 Critical Communication Skills in Negotiation WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 96 Adventurous Thinking for Proactive Problem-Solving WI SSu OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Communication

WSP 329 The Science of Being Memorable and Influencing Decisions WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 388 Why Managers Fail at Tough Conversations (and What to Do About It) WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 44 Critical Communication Skills in Negotiation WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 75 Effective Nonverbal Communication WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Cultural Studies

WSP 355 Making a Difference in Your Community: New Models of Civic Engagement WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Current Events

WSP 94 Ill Winds: Saving Democracy from Russian Rage, Chinese Ambition, and American Complacency WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Law

WSP 380 Stolen Art WI SSu OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Off-Campus Creative Writing Retreat

WSP 100 A Creative Writing Retreat at Djerassi WI W-M Special Notice OnCampusClass
WSP 100 B Creative Writing Retreat at Djerassi WI W-M Special Notice OnCampusClass

On-Campus Creative Writing

WSP 102 How to Self-Publish a Book: A Roadmap for Entrepreneurial Writers WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 122 Developing Your Creative Nonfiction Book: From Idea to Proposal WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 145 Writing the “Modern Love” Essay WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 332 Lessons in Conflict: Creating Drama on the Page WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 377 Hot from the First Sentence: The Short Online Essay WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 58 You Are What You Eat: A Food Writing Bootcamp WI SSu OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Personal Development

WSP 114 The Science of Personal Success WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 20 Happiness: Gratitude, Gumption, and Grace WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 381 Your Next Life Chapter: A Design Thinking and Behavioral Science-Based Approach WI S ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
WSP 60 Playful Mindfulness: A Two-Day Immersion WI SSu OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 92 Purpose: What It Is, Why We Need It, and How to Find It WI Su OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Religious Studies

WSP 384 Understanding Islam WI SSu OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Science

WSP 330 An Introduction to Anatomy at the Stanford School of Medicine: Exploring the Abdomen WI S ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
WSP 379 The Energetic Universe: An Introduction to Astrophysics and Cosmology WI SSu ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass

Technology

WSP 06 Excel Tips and Tricks WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 160 Beginning Programming in Python: A Two-Day Workshop WI SSu ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass

Wellness & Health

WSP 375 Diet and Gene Expression: You Are What You Eat WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 60 Playful Mindfulness: A Two-Day Immersion WI SSu OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass