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Winter Catalogues
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Registration Opens Nov 30
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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. 

Due to COVID-19 health concerns, all Continuing Studies courses will be held online for Winter Quarter.

Code Course Title Qtr Days Format Status

Archaeology

ARC 08 Art, Archaeology, and Myth: Olympian Visions, Layered Meanings WI W Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)

Art History

ARTH 196 Iconic Works of Modern Art WI W Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)

Art Studio: Drawing & Painting

ART 10 An Introduction to Oil Painting WI M Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
ART 119 W Drawing Inspiration: Developing a Creative Practice WI Flex Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
ART 132 Drawing the Realistic Portrait WI Th Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
ART 200 W Advancing Your Art: Take Your Painting to the Next Level WI Flex Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
ART 210 Painting: Exploring the Modern and Abstract WI T Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
ART 25 W Abstract Drawing WI Flex Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)

Art Studio: Media & Film

ART 04 Creating and Producing Your Own Podcast WI T Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
VID 04 W Making Short Videos: The Art of Storytelling WI Flex Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
VID 42 Editing Video from Start to Finish WI Th Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
WSP 341 Shoot, Edit, and Produce Your Own Video with the iPhone WI W Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)

Art Studio: Photography

PHOTO 226 W Travel Photography: Around the Corner and Around the World WI Flex Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
PHOTO 37 An Introduction to Digital Photography WI M Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
PHOTO 61 The Well-Rounded Photographer: An Introduction to Portraits, Nature Photography, and Other Genres WI W Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
PHOTO 75 An Introduction to Close-Up Photography WI T Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
WSP 294 An Introduction to iPhoneography: Using Your Smartphone to Make Extraordinary Images WI Su Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)

Classics

CLA 123 Sophocles and the Golden Age of Greece WI Th Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
CLA 135 Eavesdropping on Antiquity: Cicero’s Letters WI W Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)

Current Events

SCI 20 How to End the Coronavirus Pandemic WI W Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)

Film Studies

FLM 133 The Rise of the Hollywood Western: 1939–1969 WI T Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
FLM 141 The Great Film Movements: Five Waves in Ten Weeks WI Th Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)

History

HIS 186 Revolutionary Russia WI W Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
HIS 28 The Age of Plague: Medicine, Society, and Epidemics, 1348 and Beyond WI M Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
HIS 60 Black Activists and the Fight Against Slavery WI T Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
HIS 75 Great Cities: Capitals of Culture WI Th Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)

Law

LAW 04 W Privacy Rights: Past, Present, Future WI Flex Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
LAW 106 Constitutional Crises from the Founding to the Present WI T Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)

Literature

LIT 193 Tolstoy's War and Peace WI T Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
LIT 197 The Contemporary American Short Story WI Th Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
LIT 41 The Art of Literary Short Fiction in Ten Classic Stories WI W Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
LIT 59 Dante's "Purgatorio": A 700th-Anniversary Exploration of The Divine Comedy WI M Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)

Music Studies

MUS 156 Enjoying and Understanding Classical Music WI W Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
WSP 108 Opera in the Twilight of Imperial Vienna WI M Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)

Music Studio

MUS 105 An Introduction to the Ukulele: Rock, Pop, and Folk WI W Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
MUS 60 Acoustic Guitar for Beginners: The Songs of Bob Dylan, The Beatles, and More WI Th Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)

Philosophy

PHI 30 America as a Philosophical Problem WI W Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
PHI 44 Aristotle's Ethics: Politics, Community, and the Path to a Happy Life WI Th Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)

Psychology

PSY 95 Technology and Psychological Health: Sanity in a Digital Life WI T Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)

Science

BIO 98 Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia WI T Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
GEO 03 W The Geology and Wines of California and France WI Flex Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
WSP 159 Solving the Climate Crisis: Action Plans for Sustainable Change WI SSu Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
WSP 259 Aging and the Brain WI SSu Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
WSP 330 An Introduction to Anatomy at the Stanford School of Medicine: Exploring the Abdomen WI S Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
WSP 379 The Energetic Universe: An Introduction to Astrophysics and Cosmology WI SSu Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)

Wellness & Health

BIO 03 W Diet and Gene Expression: You Are What You Eat WI Flex Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
PDV 103 Playful Mindfulness: A Journey to Everyday Confidence, Calm, and Connection WI W Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
PDV 83 W Choosing Happiness WI Flex Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
PDV 95 Mindsets Matter: Strategies for Improving Your Performance, Health, and Well-Being WI Th Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
SCI 45 New Year, New Metabolism WI Th Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
WSP 114 The Science of Personal Success WI T Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
WSP 257 Enhanced Dialogue for Couples: Current Research and Practical Tools WI S Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
WSP 259 Aging and the Brain WI SSu Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
WSP 381 Your Next Life Chapter: A Design Thinking and Behavioral Science-Based Approach WI M Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)
WSP 80 Begin Again: A Half-Day Mindfulness and Writing Retreat WI S Live Online Registration opens Nov 30 8:30 am (PT)