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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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The Science of Willpower and Change
FEATURED COURSES:
In this course, you will learn what willpower is,
why it matters, and how to develop it.
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Drawing Inspiration
 
This course is designed to reignite a sense of creative experimentation and exploration through drawing.
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Code Course Title Qtr Days Status Online

Online Courses: Liberal Arts & Sciences

Art Studio: Drawing & Painting

ART 119 W Drawing Inspiration: Developing a Creative Practice WI ClosedNotify Me OnlineClass
ART 119 WB Drawing Inspiration: Developing a Creative Practice WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Literature

LIT 186 W Great American Modernist Fiction WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Psychology

PSY 205 W The Science of Willpower and Change WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Science

GEO 03 W The Geology and Wines of California and France WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Online Courses: Creative Writing

Online Creative Writing

CNF 01 W Creative Nonfiction, Book I: A Plan for Success WI ClosedNotify Me OnlineClass
CNF 01 WB Creative Nonfiction, Book I: A Plan for Success WI Closed OnlineClass
CNF 23 W Mastering the Personal Essay with the Masters WI ClosedNotify Me OnlineClass
CNF 23 WB Mastering the Personal Essay with the Masters WI Closed OnlineClass
CNF 58 W Memoir: The Art and Craft of Memory WI ClosedNotify Me OnlineClass
CNF 58 WB Memoir: The Art and Craft of Memory WI Closed OnlineClass
EGL 12 W The Art of Character: Putting the Cart Before the Horse WI ClosedNotify Me OnlineClass
EGL 12 WB The Art of Character: Putting the Cart Before the Horse WI Closed OnlineClass
EGL 187 WA Death to Writer's Block! Moving Past Fear and Finding Inspiration for Your Writing WI ClosedNotify Me OnlineClass
EGL 187 WB Death to Writer's Block! Moving Past Fear and Finding Inspiration for Your Writing WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 22 W Anatomy of a Premise Line: Seven Steps to Foolproof Story Development WI ClosedNotify Me OnlineClass
EGL 43 W I Laughed So Hard I Cried: Writing Comedy and Tragedy WI ClosedNotify Me OnlineClass
EGL 83 W The Freelancer’s Life: Magazine Writing WI ClosedNotify Me OnlineClass
FICT 38 W The Past Is Never Past: Writing Historically Based Fiction WI ClosedNotify Me OnlineClass
FICT 54 W Building a Story from the Ground Up WI ClosedNotify Me OnlineClass
FICT 60 W Thickening the Plot: The Art of Short Story Design WI ClosedNotify Me OnlineClass
FICT 60 WB Thickening the Plot: The Art of Short Story Design WI Closed OnlineClass
NVL 163 W Writing Your Debut Novel WI ClosedNotify Me OnlineClass
NVL 28 W What Comes Next? Pushing Your Novel to the Midpoint and Beyond WI ClosedNotify Me OnlineClass
POET 25 W Writing Poetry: Your Sources of Inspiration WI ClosedNotify Me OnlineClass

Online Certificate Program in Novel Writing

OWC 303 A Novel I: The Powerful Beginning WI ClosedNotify Me OnlineClass
OWC 303 B Novel I: The Powerful Beginning WI Closed OnlineClass
OWC 303 C Novel I: The Powerful Beginning WI Closed OnlineClass
OWC 306 A Novel IV: Manuscript Preparedness WI ClosedNotify Me OnlineClass
OWC 306 B Novel IV: Manuscript Preparedness WI ClosedNotify Me OnlineClass
OWC 306 C Novel IV: Manuscript Preparedness WI ClosedNotify Me OnlineClass
OWC 310 One-on-one Tutorial: Novel WI Closed OnlineClass

Online Courses: Professional & Personal Development

Business

BUS 123 W Value Investing: An Introduction WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
BUS 135 W Unleashing Creative Innovation and Building Great Products WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
BUS 139 W Data-Driven Marketing WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
BUS 150 W Discovering Your Inner Quant Jock: Financial Modeling and Business Decisions WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
BUS 154 W Leadership by Design: Using Design Thinking to Transform Companies and Careers WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
COM 56 W The Art of Communicating Effectively in Groups and Teams WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass

Communication

COM 32 W Professional English for Non-Native Speakers: Writing in English WI Closed OnlineClass
COM 32 WB Professional English for Non-Native Speakers: Writing in English WI ClosedNotify Me OnlineClass
COM 56 W The Art of Communicating Effectively in Groups and Teams WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass

Personal Development

PDV 13 W Forgive for Good WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
PDV 39 W The Seven Dimensions of Wellness WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
PSY 205 W The Science of Willpower and Change WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Technology & Computer Science

CS 52 W Beginning Programming: JavaScript WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass