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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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Liberal Arts & Sciences
FEATURED COURSES:
The Science and Practice of Strengthening
Compassion with Kelly McGonigal
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Professional Development
 
How to Build Successful Startups: Learn Lessons
Straight from Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs
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Code Course Title Qtr Days Status Online

Online Courses: Liberal Arts & Sciences

Design

DSN 111 W Design Your Future: Design Thinking and Foresight Strategy for Businesses and Organizations FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass

Law

LAW 200 W Constitutional Law FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Linguistics

LIN 05 W Languages of the World FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Literature

LIT 38 W Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Psychology

PSY 03 W The Science and Practice of Strengthening Compassion FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Science

BIO 102 W Immune Health Basics FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Online Courses: Creative Writing

Online Creative Writing

CNF 08 W Travel Writing: Getting Paid to See the World FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
CNF 16 W Creative Nonfiction: Tools of the Trade FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
CNF 47 W Memoir and Personal Essays That Matter FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
CNF 56 W Creative Nonfiction: Finding Your Voice, Finding Your Book FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
EGL 19 WA The Creative Habit: Cultivating a Daily Writing Practice FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
EGL 19 WB The Creative Habit: Cultivating a Daily Writing Practice FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
EGL 42 W The Art of Creating Narrative Surprise in Successful Screenplays (CANCELLED) FA Cancelled OnlineClass
EGL 64 W Writing About Spirituality FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
EGL 65 W Scene by Scene: The Building Blocks of Story FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
EGL 65 WB Scene by Scene: The Building Blocks of Story FA Closed OnlineClass
EGL 82 W Writing the Wild: Nature and Outdoor Writing FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
FICT 200 W Short Story Intensive: Taking Our Stories to the Next Level FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
FICT 43 W Getting It Down: Crafting the Short Story FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
FICT 43 WB Getting It Down: Crafting the Short Story FA Closed OnlineClass
FICT 57 W Fiction Writing: Making Fiction Out of Experience FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
NVL 18 W Discovering Your Novel's Secret Center FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
NVL 27 W In the Beginning: A Novel Workshop FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
POET 124 W The Poet's Craft FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass

Online Certificate Program in Novel Writing

OWC 101 A The Writing Life: Form and Theory of the Novel FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
OWC 101 B The Writing Life: Form and Theory of the Novel FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
OWC 101 C The Writing Life: Form and Theory of the Novel FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
OWC 305 A Novel III: Subtext, Theme, and Language FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
OWC 305 B Novel III: Subtext, Theme, and Language FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
OWC 305 C Novel III: Subtext, Theme, and Language FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
OWC 310 One-on-one Tutorial: Novel FA Closed OnlineClass

Online Courses: Professional & Personal Development

Business

BUS 12 W How to Build Successful Startups: Learn Lessons Straight from Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 123 W Value Investing: An Introduction FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
BUS 179 W The Exceptional Leader: A Framework for Successful, Scalable, and Impactful Leadership FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
BUS 38 W The Art and Science of Product Management FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass

Communication

COM 32 W Professional English for Non-Native Speakers: Writing in English FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
COM 55 W Creating and Delivering Compelling Virtual Presentations FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Personal Development

PSY 03 W The Science and Practice of Strengthening Compassion FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Technology & Computer Science

CS 52 W Beginning Programming: Javascript FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass