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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. 

Code Course Title Qtr Days Format Status

Archaeology

ARC 03 Mesoamerican and Peruvian Art and Archaeology SU T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
ARC 17 W The Art and Archaeology of Pompeii SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Architecture

ARCH 01 Explore Stanford’s Architecture: A Walking Tour SU SSu On-campus OpenAdd to cart

Art Studio: Audio, Video, and Film

ART 04 Create and Produce Your Own Podcast SU Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
VID 04 W Making Short Videos: The Art of Storytelling SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
VID 310 Lights, Camera, Action! A Hands-On Introduction to Video Production SU MS On-campus OpenAdd to cart
VID 42 Create and Edit Great Videos: From Script to Final Cut SU Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Art Studio: Drawing, Painting, and Other Media

ART 10 W Introduction to Oil Painting SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
ART 119 W Drawing Inspiration: Developing a Creative Practice SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
ART 132 Drawing the Realistic Portrait SU Th On-campus OpenAdd to cart
ART 185 Artist Bookmaking: Materials, Methods, and Meaning SU T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
ART 187 Painting from Observation SU T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
ART 200 W Advancing Your Art: Take Your Painting to the Next Level SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
ART 22 W Beginning Drawing SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
ART 50 Calligraphy and Letterform: Methods, Models, History, and Practice SU W Live Online OpenAdd to cart
ART 68 Art and Anatomy: Drawing the Human Face SU S Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Art Studio: Photography

PHOTO 226 W Travel Photography: Around the Corner and around the World SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
PHOTO 32 A Introduction to iPhoneography: Using Your Smartphone to Make Extraordinary Images SU S Live Online ClosedJoin Wait List
PHOTO 32 B Introduction to iPhoneography: Using Your Smartphone to Make Extraordinary Images SU S Live Online OpenAdd to cart
PHOTO 37 Beginning Digital Photography SU S On-campus OpenAdd to cart
PHOTO 42 iPhoneography: The Next Level SU S Live Online OpenAdd to cart
PHOTO 52 Portrait Photography: Create Powerful Images Using Your iPhone SU S Live Online OpenAdd to cart
PHOTO 73 Nature Photography at Jasper Ridge: A Field Workshop SU ThSSu On-campus OpenAdd to cart

Art and Architecture

ARC 03 Mesoamerican and Peruvian Art and Archaeology SU T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
ARC 17 W The Art and Archaeology of Pompeii SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
ARCH 01 Explore Stanford’s Architecture: A Walking Tour SU SSu On-campus OpenAdd to cart
CLS 94 Vision Science: Perception, Cognition, and Art SU M On-campus OpenAdd to cart
PHI 99 The Philosophy of Art SU W Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Classics

CLA 119 Six Cities: An Introduction to Ancient Greece SU Th On-campus OpenAdd to cart

Cultural Studies

CLS 03 Paris in the Jazz Age: Music, Poetry, Painting SU M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
CLS 72 W Exploring Queer Identities SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
CLS 94 Vision Science: Perception, Cognition, and Art SU M On-campus OpenAdd to cart

Film Studies

FLM 141 B Great Film Movements: Five Waves in Nine Weeks SU Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
FLM 148 Humphrey Bogart: Movie Star, Actor, Icon SU T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
HIS 05 Russian History through Film SU W Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Food and Drink

HIS 177 The History of Wine SU W Live Online OpenAdd to cart

History

HIS 04 Twenty Years of War: The Causes and Costs of the Post-9/11 Wars SU M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
HIS 05 Russian History through Film SU W Live Online OpenAdd to cart
HIS 177 The History of Wine SU W Live Online OpenAdd to cart
HIS 31 War and Peace in Israel and Palestine SU TTh Live Online OpenAdd to cart
HIS 86 Hidden Secrets: Exploring Maps from the Early Modern Era SU Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Law and Policy

LAW 107 W Far from Far Out: Policy Perspectives on the Psychedelic Renaissance SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Literature

LIT 106 E Reading Antiquity: Historical Fiction Book Club SU Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
LIT 58 The Genius of Oscar Wilde SU W Live Online OpenAdd to cart
LIT 63 “New Women” in the Jazz Age: The Great Gatsby and Passing SU T Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Mathematics

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

Music Studies

CLS 03 Paris in the Jazz Age: Music, Poetry, Painting SU M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
MUS 03 Practical Musicianship: From Structural Listening to Musical Enjoyment SU W Live Online OpenAdd to cart
MUS 31 Hollywood Eden: The Origins of West Coast Pop, 1958-1966 SU T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
MUS 32 Why Soul Music Matters SU W Live Online OpenAdd to cart
MUS 70 "Let’s Fall in Love": Romantic Themes in Classical Music SP W Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Music Studio

MUS 03 Practical Musicianship: From Structural Listening to Musical Enjoyment SU W Live Online OpenAdd to cart
MUS 60 C Acoustic Guitar for Beginners: The Songs of John Fogerty, Carole King, and More SU T Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Philosophy

PHI 104 The Philosophical Foundations of Artificial Intelligence SU Th On-campus OpenAdd to cart
PHI 121 W The Ethics of Belief: Constructing Your Personhood SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
PHI 99 The Philosophy of Art SU W Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Psychology

PSY 96 A Manage Emotions Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Skills SU M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
PSY 96 B Manage Emotions Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Skills SU W Live Online OpenAdd to cart
PSY 96 C Manage Emotions Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Skills SU T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
PSY 98 How to Overcome Our Fears and Live Mindfully SU M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
WELL 09 Improve Your Sleep Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Skills SU W Live Online Cancelled

Science

BIO 03 W Diet and Gene Expression: You Are What You Eat SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
BIO 94 W Gut Bacteria in Health and Disease: An Introduction to the Microbes Within SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
SCI 39 Exercise Theory and Design for Health and Fitness SU T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
SCI 71 Introduction to Anatomy at the Stanford School of Medicine: Exploring Organs of the Neck SU S On-campus ClosedJoin Wait List
SCI 72 Earth: Revolutionary Ideas about Our Planet's Past, Present, and Future SU M Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Social Justice

SJS 04 The Cultures of Climate Justice SU T Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Theater and Performance Studies

TAPS 102 Theaters of Memory SU Th On-campus OpenAdd to cart
TAPS 105 Stand-Up Comedy Writing SU M Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Wellness and Health

BIO 03 W Diet and Gene Expression: You Are What You Eat SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
BIO 94 W Gut Bacteria in Health and Disease: An Introduction to the Microbes Within SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
PSY 96 A Manage Emotions Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Skills SU M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
PSY 96 B Manage Emotions Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Skills SU W Live Online OpenAdd to cart
PSY 96 C Manage Emotions Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Skills SU T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
PSY 98 How to Overcome Our Fears and Live Mindfully SU M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
SCI 39 Exercise Theory and Design for Health and Fitness SU T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
WELL 08 Planning for Your Late-Life Brain: Habits You Can Build Now to Improve Cognitive Function Later SU SSu Live Online OpenAdd to cart
WELL 09 Improve Your Sleep Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Skills SU W Live Online Cancelled
WELL 11 Your Next Life Chapter: A Design Thinking and Behavioral Science–Based Approach SU M Live Online Cancelled
WELL 14 Playful Mindfulness: A Journey to Everyday Confidence, Calm, and Connection SU SSu On-campus OpenAdd to cart
WELL 16 Enhanced Dialogue for Couples: Current Research and Practical Tools SU S Live Online OpenAdd to cart