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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. 

Code Course Title Qtr Days Status Online

Archaeology

ARC 42 Cornerstone Cultures of Northern Europe: The Celts, Franks, and Vikings SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
ARC 48 Underwater Archaeology: From Shipwrecks to Sunken Cities SP T Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Art History

ARTH 161 Iconic Artworks of Medieval Europe SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
ARTH 43 Art in Context: 19th-Century American Painting SP S Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
ARTH 44 Icon and Enigma: The Art of Andy Warhol SP M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Art Studio: Drawing & Painting

ART 132 Drawing the Realistic Portrait SP Th Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
ART 199 An Introduction to Acrylic Painting SP T Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
ART 214 Advanced Painting: Exploring the Modern and Abstract SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
ART 22 Beginning Drawing SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
ART 228 The Art of Chinese Landscape Painting SP S Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
ART 98 W Explorations in Mixed Media: Unleashing Creativity Through Daily Practice SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass

Art Studio: Photography

PHOTO 10 W The Daily Photograph: Developing Your Creative Intuition WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
PHOTO 223 Intimate Portraits SP Th Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
PHOTO 37 An Introduction to Digital Photography SP M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
PHOTO 56 Landscape Photography in Yosemite: A Field Workshop SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 294 A An Introduction to iPhoneography: Using Your Smartphone to Make Extraordinary Images WI S ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
WSP 294 B An Introduction to iPhoneography: Using Your Smartphone to Make Extraordinary Images WI Su ClosedJoin Wait List OnCampusClass
WSP 309 Visual Storytelling: Creating a Photographic Narrative SP S Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 88 Digital Food Photography: An Introduction to Shooting and Styling SP Su Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Art Studio: Video & Film

VID 42 Editing Video from Start to Finish SP Th Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 341 Shoot, Edit, and Produce Your Own Video with the iPhone SP SSu Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Classics

CLA 52 Latin Lovers: A Survey of the Great Roman Love Poems SP M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Cultural Studies

CLS 88 The Genius of Leonardo da Vinci: A 500th Anniversary Celebration SP T Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 355 Making a Difference in Your Community: New Models of Civic Engagement WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Film Studies

FLM 130 The History of Cinema Told Through Great Films: 1945–1959 SP T Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
FLM 76 Ten Films That Shook the World SP Th Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 354 Film Noir: The Essential Six WI F-Su OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

History

HIS 200 An Introduction to Military History: From the French Revolution to the 21st Century SP M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
HIS 51 First Ladies: A History SP T Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
HIS 65 Capitals of Cultural Ferment: Artists and Intellectuals in the Modern European City, 1750–1950 SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Languages

CHN 03 Beginning Chinese III SP M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
FRN 03 Beginning French III SP Th Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
ITA 03 Beginning Italian III SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
SPA 03 Beginning Spanish III SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Law

LAW 103 Know Your Rights: The US Constitution, Individual Liberties, and Government Power SP Th Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
LAW 200 W Constitutional Law SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass

Linguistics

LIN 01 The Origin and Structure of English Words SP M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Literature

LIT 09 Dante’s “Inferno” SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
LIT 33 W An Introduction to Jane Austen SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
LIT 34 20th-Century American Literature: An Intellectual Bus Tour SP Th Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Mathematics

STAT 05 Statistics for Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Data Science: An Introduction SP MTThF Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Music

MUS 105 An Introduction to the Ukulele: Rock, Pop, and Folk SP M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
MUS 156 Enjoying and Understanding Classical Music SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
MUS 60 Acoustic Guitar for Beginners: The Songs of the Rolling Stones, Van Morrison, and Beyond SP Th Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 99 Russia’s Opera Glory: Three Masterpieces WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Philosophy

PHI 117 An Introduction to European Philosophy: Descartes to Derrida SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
PHI 118 Democracy and Its Discontents: Philosophical Roots of America’s Reactionary and Radical Politics SP Th Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Psychology

PSY 199 Your Secret Mind: Getting to Know and Living with Your Unconscious SP T Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
PSY 95 The Internet and Our Psychological Health: Sanity in a Digitalized Life SP T Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Religious Studies

WSP 356 Buddhism: An Experiential and Practical Introduction SP Su Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Science

BIO 03 W Diet and Gene Expression: You Are What You Eat SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
BIO 94 W Gut Bacteria in Health and Disease: An Introduction to the Microbes Within WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
SCI 01 A An Introduction to Data Science SP Th Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
SCI 01 B An Introduction to Data Science SP F Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
SCI 12 Nutrition: A Personalized Approach SP T Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
SCI 48 Artificial Intelligence: From Neural Networks to Artificial Consciousness SP W Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
SCI 57 Artificial Intelligence for Healthcare and Longevity SP T Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
SCI 59 W Genetics Across the Lifespan: New Ways to Improve Your Health SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
SCI 60 W A Small Revolution: Medical Advances in Nanotechnology SP Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnlineClass
SCI 61 Exploring the Hidden Connection Between the Immune System, the Brain, and Mental Health SP M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
SCI 62 The Frontiers of Artificial Intelligence Research and Applications SP M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 128 An Introduction to Astrophysics: The Energetic Universe SP S Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 198 An Introduction to Neurological Disorders: ALS, Epilepsy, Stroke, and More SP SSu Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass
WSP 344 An Introduction to Anatomy at the Stanford School of Medicine: Exploring the Lower Limb SP S Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass

Stanford Saturday University

SSU 111 Stanford Saturday University: 2019 WI S OpenAdd to cart OnCampusClass

Theater & Performance Studies

TAPS 105 An Introduction to Stand-Up Comedy Writing SP M Registration opens Feb 25 8:30 am (PT) OnCampusClass