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Most Classes Begin Mar 29
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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 Spring Quarter.

Code Course Title Qtr Days Format Status

Archaeology

ARC 122 W Archaeology and Ancient Engineering SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Art History

ARTH 01 The Paintings of Vincent van Gogh SP Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
ARTH 196 Iconic Works of Modern Art WI W Live Online ClosedJoin Wait List

Art Studio: Drawing & Painting

ART 132 Drawing the Realistic Portrait SP Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
ART 16 An Introduction to Painting Portraits SP M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
ART 214 Advanced Painting: Exploring the Modern and Abstract SP T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
ART 228 The Art of Chinese Landscape Painting SP S Live Online OpenAdd to cart
ART 247 W Powerful Drawing Techniques: Layering with Mixed Media SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
ART 98 W Explorations in Mixed Media: Unleashing Creativity Through Daily Practice SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Art Studio: Media & Film

VID 341 Shoot, Edit, and Produce Your Own Video with the iPhone SP W Live Online ClosedJoin Wait List
VID 42 Editing Video from Start to Finish SP Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Art Studio: Photography

PHOTO 10 W The Daily Photograph: Developing Your Creative Intuition SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
PHOTO 32 An Introduction to iPhoneography: Using Your Smartphone to Make Extraordinary Images SP S Live Online ClosedJoin Wait List
PHOTO 37 An Introduction to Digital Photography SP M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
PHOTO 76 Alternative Photography SP S Live Online OpenAdd to cart
WSP 390 iPhoneography: The Next Level SP S Live Online ClosedJoin Wait List
WSP 88 Digital Food Photography: An Introduction to Shooting and Styling SP Su Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Classics

CLA 74 Speaker, Statesman, and Philosopher: Marcus Tullius Cicero SP M Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Cultural Studies

CLS 251 Pay Attention, Be Astonished, Tell About It: An MLA-Style Course SP W Live Online OpenAdd to cart
CLS 51 Dante at 700: His World, Works, and Legacy SP T Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Dance Studies

DAN 31 Social Dancing Through Time: From the Pavan to Disco SP Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Design

DSN 100 Artful Design: How We Shape Technology and How Technology Shapes Us SP Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Film Studies

FLM 10 The Director's Art Revealed: The Bad, the Good, and the Great SP Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
FLM 134 The History of Cinema Told Through Great Films: 1980-2000 SP T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
FLM 18 Film Noir in the 1940s: The Primacy of the Visual SP W Live Online OpenAdd to cart

History

HIS 11 A History of Reproductive Rights in the United States SP T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
HIS 197 W The Roman World SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
POL 177 Demystifying the Middle East: A Primer SP SSu Live Online OpenAdd to cart
WSP 56 Hidden Secrets: Exploring Maps from the Early Modern Era SP SSu Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Law

LAW 04 W Privacy Rights: Past, Present, Future WI Flex Online ClosedJoin Wait List
LAW 105 Civil Liberties and Rights Guaranteed by the US Constitution SP T Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Linguistics

LIN 01 The Origin and Structure of English Words SP T Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Literature

LIT 118 Dickens's Masterpiece: David Copperfield SP W Live Online OpenAdd to cart
LIT 42 The Poetry of Emily Dickinson SP T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
LIT 60 Dante's “Paradiso": A 700th-Anniversary Exploration of The Divine Comedy SP M Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Music Studies

MUS 108 Inside Jazz SP W Live Online OpenAdd to cart
MUS 178 Four by Sondheim: Company, Follies, Sweeney Todd, and Sunday in the Park with George SP S Live Online OpenAdd to cart
WSP 108 Opera in the Twilight of Imperial Vienna WI M Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Music Studio

MUS 105 An Introduction to the Ukulele: Rock, Pop, and Folk SP W Live Online OpenAdd to cart
MUS 60 Acoustic Guitar for Beginners: The Songs of The Rolling Stones, Van Morrison, and More SP Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Philosophy

PHI 117 An Introduction to European Philosophy: Descartes to Derrida SP W Live Online OpenAdd to cart
PHI 44 Aristotle's Ethics: Politics, Community, and the Path to a Happy Life SP T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
PHI 99 The Philosophy of Art SP Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Psychology

PSY 95 Technology and Psychological Health: Sanity in a Digital Life SP T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
PSY 96 Managing Emotions with Skill: An Introduction to the Principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy SP M Live Online ClosedJoin Wait List

Science

BIO 03 W Diet and Gene Expression: You Are What You Eat SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
BIO 07 Longing for Longevity: From Biology to Biohacking SP Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
BIO 94 W Gut Bacteria in Health and Disease: An Introduction to the Microbes Within SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
SCI 12 Nutrition: A Personalized Approach SP Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
SCI 51 Solving Climate Change: Pathways for Sustainable Change SP T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
WSP 201 An Introduction to Anatomy at the Stanford School of Medicine: Exploring the Urinary System SP S Live Online OpenAdd to cart
WSP 259 Aging and the Brain WI SSu Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Wellness & Health

BIO 03 W Diet and Gene Expression: You Are What You Eat SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
BIO 07 Longing for Longevity: From Biology to Biohacking SP Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
BIO 94 W Gut Bacteria in Health and Disease: An Introduction to the Microbes Within SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
DRA 173 Everyday Spontaneity: Improvising Our Lives SP T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
PDV 83 W Choosing Happiness SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
PDV 95 Mindsets Matter: Strategies for Improving Your Performance, Health, and Well-Being SP M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
PSY 95 Technology and Psychological Health: Sanity in a Digital Life SP T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
PSY 96 Managing Emotions with Skill: An Introduction to the Principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy SP M Live Online ClosedJoin Wait List
SCI 12 Nutrition: A Personalized Approach SP Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
WELL 04 Mindfulness and Creative Writing SP T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
WELL 05 Designing Your Third Third for Longevity SP M Live Online ClosedJoin Wait List
WELL 06 Building Resilience SP M Live Online OpenAdd to cart
WSP 134 Knowing Ourselves: Exploring the Enneagram SP S Live Online OpenAdd to cart
WSP 148 Vitality Essentials: How to Live Your Best Possible Life SP S Live Online OpenAdd to cart
WSP 259 Aging and the Brain WI SSu Live Online OpenAdd to cart
WSP 57 Planning for Your Late-Life Brain: Habits You Can Build Now to Improve Cognitive Function Later SP SSu Live Online OpenAdd to cart