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Summer Registration Now Open
Most Classes Begin Jun 24
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Online Courses

ONLINE COURSES

Stanford Continuing Studies offers select online courses in the Liberal Arts & Sciences, Creative Writing, and Professional & Personal Development. Thanks to the flexibility of the online format, these courses can be taken anywhere, anytime to fit into your busy schedule.

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Summer registration opens May 22 and most classes begin June 26. 
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Liberal Arts & Sciences
FEATURED WINTER COURSES:
Drawing Flowers: An Introduction to Botanical Art
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Professional Development
 
Designing Change: Learn to Lead Transitions in Any Organization 
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Code Course Title Qtr Days Format Status

Online Courses: Liberal Arts & Sciences

Art Studio: Drawing, Painting & Other Media

ART 119 W Drawing Inspiration: Develop a Creative Practice SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
ART 22 W Beginning Drawing SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Art Studio: Photography

PHOTO 37 W Beginning Digital Photography SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Law & Policy

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

Music Studies

MUS 121 W A Practical Introduction to Music Theory and Harmony SU Flex Online Cancelled

Online Courses: Creative Writing

Creative Nonfiction & Memoir

CNF 103 W Memoir Workshop: Writing about Small Things in Big Ways SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
CNF 23 W Personal Essay Workshop: Taking Inspiration from the Masters SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
CNF 63 W Getting Started in Creative Nonfiction: A Ticket to the Truth SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
CW 76 W Mastering Subplot in Novels and Memoirs SU Flex Online ClosedJoin Wait List

Genre

CW 08 W The Art and Craft of Literary Journalism SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
FICT 38 W Historical Fiction Workshop: The Past Is Never Past SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Narrative Craft

CW 08 W The Art and Craft of Literary Journalism SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
CW 120 W Sentence by Sentence: Create Your Style SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
CW 76 W Mastering Subplot in Novels and Memoirs SU Flex Online ClosedJoin Wait List

Novel

CW 76 W Mastering Subplot in Novels and Memoirs SU Flex Online ClosedJoin Wait List
FICT 38 W Historical Fiction Workshop: The Past Is Never Past SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
NVL 06 W Novel Writing for Absolute Beginners SU Flex Online ClosedJoin Wait List

Poetry

POET 40 W Poetry Workshop: Finding Inspiration in Life’s Contradictions SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Prompt-Driven Writing

CNF 63 W Getting Started in Creative Nonfiction: A Ticket to the Truth SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
CW 17 WA Establishing a Creative Writing Practice SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
CW 17 WB Establishing a Creative Writing Practice SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Short Story

FICT 64 W Short Story Workshop: Crafting Unforgettable Short Fiction SU Flex Online ClosedJoin Wait List
FICT 84 W Short Story Workshop: The Beginning, the End, and Everything in Between SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
FICT 99 W Flash Fiction Workshop: Five Stories in Five Weeks SU Flex Online ClosedJoin Wait List

Online Certificate Program in Novel Writing

OWC 310 A One-on-One Tutorial: Novel SU Flex Online Cancelled

Online Courses: Professional & Personal Development

Business: Leadership & Management

BUS 160 W Leadership Skills for Women in the Workplace: Aim High and Achieve Impact SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
BUS 294 W Seeing the Future in the Present: Learning to Think Three Steps Ahead SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
COM 80 W Powerful Presentations: Design for Maximum Impact SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Business: Product Management

BUS 62 W Fundamentals of Product Management SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Communication

COM 80 W Powerful Presentations: Design for Maximum Impact SU Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Technology & Data Science: AI & Machine Learning

TECH 76 W Applied AI Essentials SU Flex Online ClosedJoin Wait List