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Fall Quarter

Fall Registration Opens Aug 16
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Courses

Liberal Arts & Sciences

The life of the mind starts here. From fine arts to film, language to literature, philosophy to psychology, we offer a full spectrum of Liberal Arts and Sciences courses designed to help you understand the complex world in which we live. 

All Continuing Studies courses will be held online for Fall Quarter.

Code Course Title Qtr Days Format Status

Art History

ARTH 160 Iconic Artworks of Antiquity FA M Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
ARTH 45 Revolutions in Art: The Shock of the New FA Th Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)

Art Studio: Audio, Video, and Film

VID 08 Capturing Reality: An Introduction to Documentary Filmmaking FA T Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
VID 341 Shoot, Edit, and Produce Your Own Video with the iPhone FA W Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
VID 42 Creating and Editing Great Videos: From Script to Final Cut FA Th Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)

Art Studio: Drawing, Painting, and Other Media

ART 10 W An Introduction to Oil Painting FA Flex Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
ART 132 Drawing the Realistic Portrait FA Th Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
ART 16 An Introduction to Painting Portraits FA M Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
ART 187 Painting from Observation FA T Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
ART 243 The Art of Peonies in Chinese Brush Painting FA S Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
ART 25 W Abstract Drawing FA Flex Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
ART 50 An Introduction to Calligraphy and Letterform: Methods, Models, History, and Practice FA W Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
ART 98 W Explorations in Mixed Media: Unleashing Creativity Through Daily Practice FA Flex Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
WSP 393 Art and Anatomy: The Human Hand FA S Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)

Art Studio: Photography

PHOTO 10 W The Daily Photograph: Developing Your Creative Intuition FA Flex Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
PHOTO 32 An Introduction to iPhoneography: Using Your Smartphone to Make Extraordinary Images FA Su Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
PHOTO 37 An Introduction to Digital Photography FA Th Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
PHOTO 75 An Introduction to Close-Up Photography FA W Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
PHOTO 76 Alternative Photography FA S Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
WSP 316 Portrait Photography: Create Powerful Images Using Your iPhone FA S Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
WSP 390 iPhoneography: The Next Level FA Su Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)

Classics

CLA 118 The Iliad FA M Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
CLA 134 The Art of War, Part I: Ancient Times FA W Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)

Cultural Studies

CLS 95 Why the Greeks Are Great: Cultural Legacies of the Ancient Greeks FA W Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
CLS 96 W Exploring Wine’s Connection to Place and Culture: Stories in a Bottle FA Flex Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
HIS 189 Muslim Spain: Philosophy and Culture FA M Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
HIS 201 Modernity and Its Discontents: European Thought and Culture from Fin de Siècle to World War II (An MLA-Style Course) FA T Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)

Current Events

POL 59 Which Side of History? How Technology Is Reshaping Democracy and Our Lives FA M Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)

Design

DSN 100 Artful Design: How We Shape Technology and How Technology Shapes Us FA Th Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)

Film Studies

FLM 20 The History of Cinema Told Through Great Films: 1895–1932 FA T Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
FLM 40 Alfred Hitchcock and the Psychology of Suspense: 1943–1963 FA W Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
FLM 55 21st-Century Women: The New Powerhouses of American Film FA Th Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)

History

HIS 21 The World Since 9/11: Twenty Years Later FA Th Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
HIS 30 A Journey Through Russian Cultural History FA W Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
HIS 31 War and Peace in Israel and Palestine FA SSu Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
HIS 86 Hidden Secrets: Exploring Maps from the Early Modern Era FA Th Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)

Law

LAW 04 W Privacy Rights: Past, Present, Future FA Flex Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)

Literature

LIT 106 B Reading Antiquity: Historical Fiction Book Club FA M Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
LIT 197 The Contemporary American Short Story FA Th Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
LIT 47 Milton’s Paradise Lost: A Poem About Life FA T Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)

Mathematics

STAT 05 Statistics for Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Data Science: An Introduction FA M Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)

Music Studies

MUS 20 The Poetry and Songs of Leonard Cohen FA M Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)

Music Studio

MUS 105 Ukulele for Beginners and Beyond: Rock, Pop, and Folk FA W Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
MUS 60 Acoustic Guitar for Beginners: The Songs of Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell, and More FA T Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)

Philosophy

PHI 120 Épater la Bourgeoisie: Two Centuries of Western Cultural Criticism FA M Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
PHI 61 Classics of Modern Political Philosophy FA W Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)

Psychology

PSY 96 Managing Emotions with Skill: An Introduction to the Principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy FA M Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
PSY 96 Managing Emotions with Skill: An Introduction to the Principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy SU T Live Online ClosedJoin Wait List

Religious Studies

REL 88 Worlds of Islam SU SSu Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Science

BIO 03 W Diet and Gene Expression: You Are What You Eat SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
BIO 07 Longing for Longevity: From Biology to Biohacking FA M Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
BIO 09 Brain Health: Understanding and Fine-Tuning Your Memory and Mind FA S Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
BIO 102 W Immune Health Basics FA Flex Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
BIO 11 Ketogenic Diets and Intermittent Fasting: Fads, Facts, and Fiction FA SSu Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
BIO 11 Ketogenic Diets and Intermittent Fasting: Fads, Facts, and Fiction SU SSu Live Online OpenAdd to cart
PHY 38 Quantum Physics: At the Dawn of a New Era in Science FA SSu Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
SCI 39 Exercise Theory and Design for Health and Fitness SU Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
SCI 46 Sports Nutrition FA Th Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
SCI 67 The Energetic Universe: An Introduction to Astrophysics and Cosmology SU SSu Live Online OpenAdd to cart
SCI 68 Climate Change in Context: What Does the Past Tell Us About the Future? FA W Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
WSP 344 An Introduction to Anatomy at the Stanford School of Medicine: Exploring the Lower Limb FA S Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
WSP 57 Planning for Your Late-Life Brain: Habits You Can Build Now to Improve Cognitive Function Later FA SSu Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)

Wellness and Health

BIO 03 W Diet and Gene Expression: You Are What You Eat SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
BIO 07 Longing for Longevity: From Biology to Biohacking FA M Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
BIO 09 Brain Health: Understanding and Fine-Tuning Your Memory and Mind FA S Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
BIO 102 W Immune Health Basics FA Flex Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
BIO 11 Ketogenic Diets and Intermittent Fasting: Fads, Facts, and Fiction FA SSu Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
BIO 11 Ketogenic Diets and Intermittent Fasting: Fads, Facts, and Fiction SU SSu Live Online OpenAdd to cart
COM 19 Building Interpersonal Skills Online: An Experiential Workshop FA Th-M Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
COM 59 Mindful Communication: The Power of Relational Practice for Awareness and Compassion FA M Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
PDV 103 Playful Mindfulness: A Journey to Everyday Confidence, Calm, and Connection FA W Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
PDV 108 Motherhood and Work: Challenges and Opportunities for Positive Change FA Th Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
PDV 74 The Power of Sleep FA M Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
PDV 95 Mindsets Matter: Strategies for Improving Your Performance, Health, and Well-Being FA T Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
PSY 96 Managing Emotions with Skill: An Introduction to the Principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy FA M Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
PSY 96 Managing Emotions with Skill: An Introduction to the Principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy SU T Live Online ClosedJoin Wait List
SCI 39 Exercise Theory and Design for Health and Fitness SU Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
SCI 46 Sports Nutrition FA Th Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
WELL 04 Mindfulness and Creative Writing FA T Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
WELL 06 Building Resilience FA M Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
WELL 11 Your Next Life Chapter: Achieve Your Potential with Joy, Meaning, and Creativity SU M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
WELL 15 How to Enhance Your Vitality: A Scientific, Social, and Spiritual Approach FA W Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
WSP 398 The Art of Opening in the Moment: Couples Connection Simplified FA S Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
WSP 57 Planning for Your Late-Life Brain: Habits You Can Build Now to Improve Cognitive Function Later FA SSu Live Online Registration opens Aug 16 8:30 am (PT)
WSP 57 Planning for Your Late-Life Brain: Habits You Can Build Now to Improve Cognitive Function Later SU SSu Live Online OpenAdd to cart