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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: Audio, Video & Film

VID 04 W Making Short Videos: The Art of Storytelling SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Art Studio: Drawing, Painting & Other Media

ART 10 W Introduction to Oil Painting SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
ART 98 W Explorations in Mixed Media: Unleashing Creativity through Daily Practice SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Cultural Studies

SJS 05 W Demystifying Critical Race Theory SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Food & Drink

FD 04 W Savor the Flavor: A Guide to Pairing Food and Wine SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
SCI 03 W The Geology and Wines of California and France SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Science

SCI 03 W The Geology and Wines of California and France SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
SCI 103 W Diet and Gene Expression: You Are What You Eat SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Social Justice

SJS 05 W Demystifying Critical Race Theory SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Wellness & Health

SCI 103 W Diet and Gene Expression: You Are What You Eat SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Online Courses: Creative Writing

Creative Nonfiction & Memoir

CNF 46 W Memoir Workshop: Turn Your Life into Literature SP Flex Online ClosedJoin Wait List
CNF 98 W Memoir Workshop: Bookend Your Story SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Genre

CW 73 W Romance Novel Workshop: Getting to the Heart of the Story SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
FICT 161 W Mystery and Thriller Workshop: Misdirection, Mayhem, and More SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
FICT 94 W Speculative Fiction Workshop: Fabulous Visions SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Narrative Craft

FICT 95 W Fiction Workshop: Mastering Point of View SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Novel

CW 73 W Romance Novel Workshop: Getting to the Heart of the Story SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
FICT 161 W Mystery and Thriller Workshop: Misdirection, Mayhem, and More SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
FICT 94 W Speculative Fiction Workshop: Fabulous Visions SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
FICT 95 W Fiction Workshop: Mastering Point of View SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
NVL 32 W Novel Workshop: Writing a Great Debut SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
NVL 46 W Build Your Novel's Narrative Engine: A Blueprint for Success SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Poetry

POET 25 W Poetry Workshop: Tapping Your Sources of Inspiration SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
POET 28 W Poetry Workshop: Crafting Poems of Beauty and Power SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
POET 30 W The Poet's Way: A Generative Workshop SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Prompt-Driven Writing

FICT 96 W Crafting Fiction from Personal Experience: Tell the Truth but Tell It Slant SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
POET 30 W The Poet's Way: A Generative Workshop SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Short Story

FICT 59 W Short Story Workshop: The Art of Intimacy SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
FICT 94 W Speculative Fiction Workshop: Fabulous Visions SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
FICT 95 W Fiction Workshop: Mastering Point of View SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Online Certificate Program in Novel Writing

OWC 304 A Novel II: Plot and Structure SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
OWC 304 B Novel II: Plot and Structure SP Flex Online ClosedJoin Wait List
OWC 304 C Novel II: Plot and Structure SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
OWC 304 D Novel II: Plot and Structure SP Flex Online ClosedJoin Wait List
OWC 304 E Novel II: Plot and Structure SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
OWC 310 A One-on-One Tutorial: Novel SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
OWC 310 B One-on-One Tutorial: Novel SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
OWC 310 C One-on-One Tutorial: Novel SP Flex Online ClosedJoin Wait List
OWC 310 D One-on-One Tutorial: Novel SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Online Courses: Professional & Personal Development

Business: Corporate Communications

BUS 183 W Negotiation Skills for Women: Advocate for More SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Business: Design

BUS 102 W Designing Change: Learn to Lead Transitions in Any Organization SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
BUS 57 W UX Design for Beginners: Creating Unique Products and Services SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Business: Leadership & Management

BUS 102 W Designing Change: Learn to Lead Transitions in Any Organization SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Business: Product Management

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

Communication

BUS 183 W Negotiation Skills for Women: Advocate for More SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Technology & Data Science: AI & Machine Learning

TECH 76 W Applied AI Essentials SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Technology & Data Science: Programming

TECH 46 W Beginning Programming in Python SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart