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Courses

COURSES BY DURATION

Code Course Title Qtr Days Status Online

1-5 Weeks

Art Studio: Drawing & Painting

ART 243 The Art of Peonies in Chinese Brush Painting FA S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
ART 98 W Explorations in Mixed Media: Unleashing Creativity Through Daily Practice FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Art Studio: Photography

PHOTO 73 Nature Photography at Jasper Ridge: A Field Workshop FA M OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Business

BUS 02 Financial Planning: Part I FA T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
BUS 163 W Search Engine Optimization: Practical Marketing with Google, Bing, and Yahoo FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 166 W Social Media Marketing FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 176 W How to Effectively Use Social Media for Your Company and Personal Branding FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Classics

CLA 44 Sophoclean Tragedy: Gods and Heroes FA M OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Communication

COM 19 Building Interpersonal Skills: An Experiential Workshop FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
COM 80 W Designing Powerful Presentations: How to Make an Impression with Present-Day Audiences FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Communication for Non-Native Speakers of English

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

Cultural Studies

CLS 92 Hamilton: An American Musical FA T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Dance

DAN 28 Learn to Dance: Beginning Cha Cha and Salsa FA Th Cancelled OnCampusClass

Film Studies

FLM 140 Camera as Witness: Faces of Immigration FA W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Online Creative Writing

EGL 19 WA The Creative Habit: Cultivating a Daily Writing Practice FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 19 WB The Creative Habit: Cultivating a Daily Writing Practice FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
NVL 01 W Planning Your Novel: Starting from Scratch FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
NVL 02 W Write a Novel in a Month: No Critics, No Fear FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Personal Development

PDV 83 Choosing Happiness FA Th OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Psychology

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

Science

BIO 03 W Diet and Gene Expression: You Are What You Eat FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
SCI 46 Sports Nutrition FA W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
SCI 51 Solving Climate Change: Promising Solutions of the 21st Century FA W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Technology & Computer Science

CS 02 Blockchain, Machine Learning, the Internet of Things, and More: Meet the New Technologies Shaping Our World FA S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

6-10 Weeks

Archaeology

ARC 02 Archaeology and the Bible FA W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Art History

ARTH 162 Iconic Artworks of the Renaissance FA W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
ARTH 175 Rembrandt: A 350th-Anniversary Retrospective FA M OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Art Studio: Drawing & Painting

ART 12 Sketchbook Strategies: Incorporating Freehand Drawing into Your Daily Life FA T ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
ART 131 Drawing the Realistic Figure FA W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
ART 132 Drawing the Realistic Portrait FA Th ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
ART 187 Painting from Observation FA W ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
ART 25 Abstract Drawing FA Th OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Art Studio: Photography

PHOTO 37 An Introduction to Digital Photography FA M OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
SCI 06 Photographing Nature: Using a Camera to Study the Natural World FA W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Art Studio: Video & Film

VID 42 Editing Video from Start to Finish FA Th OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Business

BUS 10 W An Introduction to Project Management: The Basics for Success FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 103 Become a Data CEO: A Framework for Mastering Data and Driving Innovation FA Th OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
BUS 105 Cloud Computing and Subscription Models: Selling and Marketing SaaS and Mobile Solutions to the Enterprise FA W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
BUS 112 W Business Presence and Persuasion: Communication for Effectiveness FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 123 W Value Investing: An Introduction FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 128 An Introduction to Mergers and Acquisitions FA M OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
BUS 158 Improv to Improve: Artful Skills to Build or Lead Your Business FA M OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
BUS 160 W Leadership Skills for Women in the Workplace: How to Aim High and Achieve Impact FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 168 W Strengths-Based Leadership: Increase Your Impact and Thrive FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 213 Principles of Product/Market Fit FA W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
BUS 217 Accelerate Your Startup Idea FA T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
BUS 245 Professional and Tech Services Marketing: How to Increase the Visibility of Your Business FA T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
BUS 246 Designing a Fundraising Playbook to Attract Individual Donors FA W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
BUS 247 Mobile Marketing: How to Attract, Engage, and Monetize Mobile Consumers FA W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
BUS 39 W Data-Driven Sales FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 57 W An Introduction to User Experience (UX) Design in Product Leadership and Management FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 62 W Fundamentals of Product Management FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
BUS 77 The Wisdom of the Enneagram: Understanding Yourself and Leading Others FA W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
BUS 78 Building and Scaling Subscription Businesses FA M OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
BUS 79 Peak Performance Leadership FA T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
BUS 80 Effective Collaboration: Facilitating Group Communications with Simple Sketching FA W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Classics

CLA 66 The Mirror and the Razor: Herodotus, Thucydides, and the Beginnings of Historical Thinking FA T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Communication

COM 01 Public Speaking FA M ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
COM 44 The Art of Effective Interpersonal Communication FA W ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
COM 52 Presentations: Finding Your Authentic Voice FA T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
COM 63 The Right to Speak: Finding and Freeing Your Natural Voice FA W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Communication for Non-Native Speakers of English

COM 23 Presenting in English FA W ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
COM 32 W Business Writing in English: The Foundations FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass

Design

DSN 106 W Design Research: Creating New Products and Market Success FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
DSN 121 The Architecture of Information: Radical Buildings and Visionary Projects in Silicon Valley FA M OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Film Studies

FLM 131 The History of Cinema Told Through Great Films: 1960-1968 FA T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
FLM 53 Ten Great Films No One Has Ever Seen FA Th OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Geography

GEOG 10 Mapping Global Geopolitics: The Unexpected Ways That Maps Shape Politics Around the Globe FA T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

History

HIS 07 British Revolutions: From the English Reformation to Brexit FA Th OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
HIS 141 The History of Modern China FA Th OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
HIS 169 Greece and Rome: A New Account of Antiquity FA W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Languages

ARB 01 Introductory Arabic FA W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
ASL 01 Introductory American Sign Language FA Th OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
CHN 01 Beginning Chinese I FA T ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
FRN 01 Beginning French I FA Th OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
ITA 01 Beginning Italian I FA W ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
SPA 01 Beginning Spanish I FA T ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass

Literature

LIT 14 Don Quixote FA M OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
LIT 222 The Novel: An MLA-Style Course FA T ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
LIT 47 Milton’s Paradise Lost: The Highest Mountain FA T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Mathematics

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

Music

MUS 105 An Introduction to the Ukulele: Rock, Pop, and Folk FA M OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
MUS 121 W A Practical Introduction to Music Theory and Harmony FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
MUS 187 The Stanford Community Chorus FA M ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
MUS 60 Acoustic Guitar for Beginners: The Songs of Bob Dylan, The Beatles, and Others FA Th OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

On-Campus Creative Writing

CNF 55 Fast-Draft Your Way to a Complete Memoir FA M OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
EGL 45 Essential Elements for Creative Writers: The Narrative Toolbox FA T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
EGL 46 Writing the Globe: Travel Writing in the 21st Century FA T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
NVL 21 Becoming a High-Velocity Writer: National Novel Writing Month FA W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
NVL 31 Novel Writing: The First Chapter and Beyond FA T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Online Certificate Program in Novel Writing

OWC 101 A The Writing Life: Form and Theory of the Novel FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
OWC 101 B The Writing Life: Form and Theory of the Novel FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
OWC 101 C The Writing Life: Form and Theory of the Novel FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
OWC 101 D The Writing Life: Form and Theory of the Novel FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
OWC 305 A Novel III: Subtext, Theme, and Language FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
OWC 305 B Novel III: Subtext, Theme, and Language FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
OWC 305 C Novel III: Subtext, Theme, and Language FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
OWC 305 D Novel III: Subtext, Theme, and Language FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
OWC 310 One-on-One Tutorial: Novel FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Online Creative Writing

CNF 60 W You Must Change Your Life: Essays That Matter and How to Write Them FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
CNF 61 W Getting Started in Creative Nonfiction FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
CNF 67 W Creative Nonfiction Book: From Conception to Completion FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
CNF 68 W It Happened to Me: The Art of the Memoir FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 08 W That's a Great Idea for a Movie! The Making of a Strong Screenplay FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 31 W Page-Turners: Plot and Structure Across the Genres FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 48 W Magazine Writing: Becoming the Writer That Editors Need FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
FICT 65 W Fiction Writing Fundamentals: Discovering and Working with Your Best Material FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
FICT 69 W Fiction Workshop: Elements of the Short Story FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
FICT 70 W Fiction Workshop: Writing Electric Short Stories FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
NVL 18 W Discovering Your Novel's Secret Center FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
POET 02 W Poetry: Harnessing the Creative Tension FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Personal Development

PDV 103 Playful Mindfulness: A Journey to Everyday Confidence, Calm, and Connection FA T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
PDV 105 W What Matters Most in Life: The Lessons We Can Learn from Dying FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Philosophy

PHI 111 An Introduction to Political Philosophy FA W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
PHI 95 Nietzsche and His Progeny: Heidegger, Foucault, and Kittler FA M OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Science

CHEM 102 Modern Chemistry: How Chemical Concepts Drive Innovation FA Th OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
SCI 01 W An Introduction to Data Science in R FA Cancelled OnlineClass
SCI 06 Photographing Nature: Using a Camera to Study the Natural World FA W OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
SCI 42 An Introduction to Cognitive Science FA S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
SCI 52 Artificial Intelligence: Deep Learning, Human-Centered AI, and Beyond FA T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Sports

SPT 07 The Global Growth of Sports Through Technology FA T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Technology & Computer Science

CS 01 A Gentle Introduction to Programming for Non-Programmers FA T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
CS 03 An Introduction to Blockchain Technology and Its Applications FA M OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
CS 05 Beginning Programming: Python (On-Campus) FA M ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
CS 06 An Introduction to Creating Data Visualizations with Python FA T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
CS 07 The Fundamentals of Cybersecurity FA T OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
CS 46 W Beginning Programming: Python (Online) FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
CS 52 Beginning Programming: JavaScript FA M OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
CS 65 W Data Analysis with Python FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
SCI 01 W An Introduction to Data Science in R FA Cancelled OnlineClass

Weekend Workshops

Art History

WSP 372 The Making of a Modernist: The Photography of Ansel Adams FA S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Art Studio: Photography

WSP 294 A An Introduction to iPhoneography: Using Your Smartphone to Make Extraordinary Images FA S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 294 B An Introduction to iPhoneography: Using Your Smartphone to Make Extraordinary Images FA Su OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 88 Digital Food Photography: An Introduction to Shooting and Styling FA Su OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Business

WSP 104 Agile Project Management: Facilitating a Product Development Team with Scrum FA SSu OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 14 Memorable Storytelling: Mastering a Powerful Business Tool FA Su OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 163 Successful Fundraising: It’s Not About Money, It's About People and Relationships FA S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 164 Planning for 21st-Century Retirement FA S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 166 Communicating Your Story: Craft Your Digital Personal Brand FA S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 19 A Negotiation Mastery: Achieving Outstanding Results and Relationships FA S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 19 B Negotiation Mastery: Achieving Outstanding Results and Relationships FA Su OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 236 Women Leaders: Mastering Influence, Authenticity, and Power FA SSu OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 30 The Business of Autonomous Vehicles: An Intensive Bootcamp FA SSu OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 359 Product Management in the Artificial Intelligence Era FA S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 374 Inclusive Leadership: Building Diverse Teams that Thrive FA SSu OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 44 Critical Communication Skills in Negotiation FA S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 46 Building a Career of Meaning and Impact FA S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 63 Financial Advisors: Finding and Evaluating Your Perfect Match FA S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 95 Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: Make Your Business More Effective and Profitable FA S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 98 Develop Your Entrepreneurial Mindset and Skills FA SSu OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Communication

WSP 116 Conversational Intelligence: Increase Your Impact One Conversation at a Time FA S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 217 Improvisationally Speaking: Building Confident Communication FA S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 329 The Science of Being Memorable and Influencing Decisions FA S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 371 Effective Workplace Conversations: A Skill-Building Workshop FA S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 75 Effective Nonverbal Communication FA S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Music

WSP 358 The Essence of French Opera FA S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Off-Campus Creative Writing Retreat

WSP 70 Nature Writing at Jasper Ridge FA S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

On-Campus Creative Writing

WSP 122 Developing Your Creative Nonfiction Book: From Idea to Proposal FA S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 213 Finding Your Voice in Children's Literature FA S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 272 A Writer's Life: Process, Craft, and Publication FA S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 321 TV Writer for a Day: Crafting a Television Series Pilot FA Su OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 333 Short Story Bootcamp: A Reading and Writing Intensive FA Su OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 91 How to Start Your Story: A Memoir Workshop FA Su OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Science

WSP 161 Ketogenic Diets and Intermittent Fasting: Fads, Facts, and Fiction FA S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass
WSP 320 An Introduction to Anatomy at the Stanford School of Medicine: Exploring the Upper Limb FA S ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
WSP 373 Artificial Intelligence: From Neural Networks to Artificial Consciousness FA S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Technology & Computer Science

WSP 160 Beginning Programming in Python: A Two-Day Workshop FA SSu OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass