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Summer Registration Opens May 17
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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 Summer Quarter.

Code Course Title Qtr Days Format Status

Archaeology

ARC 47 W The Archaeology of Human Diets: Ancient Origins, Modern Science SU Flex Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)

Art History

ARTH 04 “A Room of One’s Own”: Houses and Mental Landscapes for Artists, Philosophers, and Writers SU Th Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
ARTH 48 Renaissance to Revolution: Discovering History Through Art SU W Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)

Art Studio: Drawing and Painting

ART 10 W An Introduction to Oil Painting SU Flex Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
ART 119 W Drawing Inspiration: Developing a Creative Practice SU Flex Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
ART 131 Drawing the Realistic Figure SU W Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
ART 132 Drawing the Realistic Portrait SU Th Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
ART 16 An Introduction to Painting Portraits SU M Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
ART 187 Painting from Observation SU T Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
ART 200 W Advancing Your Art: Take Your Painting to the Next Level SU Flex Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
ART 22 W Beginning Drawing SU Flex Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
WSP 394 Art and Anatomy: The Human Face SU S Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)

Art Studio: Media and Film

ART 04 Creating and Producing Your Own Podcast SU T Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
VID 04 W Making Short Videos: The Art of Storytelling SU Flex Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
VID 42 Editing Video from Start to Finish SU Th Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)

Art Studio: Photography

PHOTO 226 W Travel Photography: Around the Corner and Around the World SU Flex Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
PHOTO 32 A An Introduction to iPhoneography: Using Your Smartphone to Make Extraordinary Images SU S Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
PHOTO 32 B An Introduction to iPhoneography: Using Your Smartphone to Make Extraordinary Images SU Su Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
PHOTO 37 An Introduction to Digital Photography SU M Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
WSP 88 Digital Food Photography: An Introduction to Shooting and Styling SU Su Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)

Art and Architecture

ARTH 04 “A Room of One’s Own”: Houses and Mental Landscapes for Artists, Philosophers, and Writers SU Th Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
ARTH 48 Renaissance to Revolution: Discovering History Through Art SU W Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)

Classics

CLA 130 The Art of Translation: Homer's Iliad SU Th Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)

Cultural Studies

CLS 51 Dante at 700: His World, Works, and Legacy SP T Live Online OpenAdd to cart

Current Events

POL 02 The Global Refugee Crisis: Challenges and Solutions SU W Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)

Film Studies

FLM 11 Dream State: California in the Movies SU Th Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
FLM 146 The New Hollywood: Revolution in American Cinema, 1967-1975 SU T Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)

History

HIS 109 Information Technology from Movable Type to Machine Learning SU Th Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
HIS 177 W The History of Wine SU Flex Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)

Law

LAW 200 W Constitutional Law SU Flex Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)

Literature

LIT 106 Reading Antiquity: Historical Fiction Book Club SU M Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
LIT 14 Don Quixote SU T Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
LIT 51 Toni Morrison's Language and Legacy: Song of Solomon, Sula, and Beloved SU W Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)

Mathematics

STAT 06 An Introduction to Statistics SU M Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)

Music Studies

MUS 121 W A Practical Introduction to Music Theory and Harmony SU Flex Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
MUS 179 Four Great Composers: Mahler, Haydn, Ravel, and Beach SU W Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
MUS 47 Bob Dylan at 80: A Deep Dive into Eight Classic Albums SU Th Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)

Music Studio

MUS 105 An Introduction to the Ukulele: Rock, Pop, and Folk SU W Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
MUS 60 Acoustic Guitar for Beginners: The Songs of John Fogerty, Carole King, and More SU T Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)

Philosophy

PHI 104 The Philosophical Foundations of Artificial Intelligence SU T Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
PHI 91 The Meaning of Life SU W Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)

Psychology

PSY 96 Managing Emotions with Skill: An Introduction to the Principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy SU T Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
PSY 98 How to Overcome Our Fears and Live Mindfully SU M Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)

Religious Studies

REL 88 Worlds of Islam SU SSu Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)

Science

BIO 03 W Diet and Gene Expression: You Are What You Eat SU Flex Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
BIO 04 W Inflammation and Disease SU Flex Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
BIO 11 Ketogenic Diets and Intermittent Fasting: Fads, Facts, and Fiction SU SSu Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
SCI 12 Nutrition: A Personalized Approach SP Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
SCI 39 Exercise Theory and Design for Health and Fitness SU Th Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
SCI 67 The Energetic Universe: An Introduction to Astrophysics and Cosmology SU SSu Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
WELL 03 Aging: Science and Technology SU Th Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
WSP 397 An Introduction to Anatomy at the Stanford School of Medicine: Exploring Pain in the Neck and Upper Back SU S Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)

Wellness and Health

BIO 03 W Diet and Gene Expression: You Are What You Eat SU Flex Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
BIO 04 W Inflammation and Disease SU Flex Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
BIO 11 Ketogenic Diets and Intermittent Fasting: Fads, Facts, and Fiction SU SSu Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
PDV 105 W What Matters Most in Life: The Lessons We Can Learn from Dying SU Flex Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
PSY 96 Managing Emotions with Skill: An Introduction to the Principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy SU T Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
PSY 98 How to Overcome Our Fears and Live Mindfully SU M Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
SCI 12 Nutrition: A Personalized Approach SP Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
SCI 39 Exercise Theory and Design for Health and Fitness SU Th Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
WELL 03 Aging: Science and Technology SU Th Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
WELL 06 Building Resilience SU W Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
WELL 07 Nature-Based Mindfulness: Developing Your Own Practice SU S Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
WELL 11 Your Next Life Chapter: Achieve Your Potential with Joy, Meaning, and Creativity SU M Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
WSP 257 Enhanced Dialogue for Couples: Current Research and Practical Tools SU S Live Online Registration opens May 17 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 Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)
WSP 80 Begin Again: A Half-Day Mindfulness and Writing Retreat SU S Live Online Registration opens May 17 8:30 am (PT)