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Winter Quarter

Winter Registration Now Open
Most Classes Begin Jan 14
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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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Winter registration is open. Most classes begin the week of 1/14.
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Liberal Arts & Sciences
FEATURED WINTER COURSES:
Drawing Inspiration: Developing a Creative Practice
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Professional Development
 
How to Build Successful Startups
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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 OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Art Studio: Photography

PHOTO 10 W The Daily Photograph: Developing Your Creative Intuition WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Science

BIO 03 W Diet and Gene Expression: You Are What You Eat WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BIO 94 W Gut Bacteria in Health and Disease: An Introduction to the Microbes Within WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
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 The Creative Nonfiction Book: A Plan for Success WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
CNF 05 W Taming Truth into Prose: The Essentials of Nonfiction WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
CNF 65 W Giving Voice: Writing About Characters and Experiences in Your Everyday Life WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
EGL 12 W Creating a Compelling Cast of Characters WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
EGL 16 W Writing Mysteries and Thrillers: How to Craft Successful Intrigue and Suspense WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
EGL 17 WA Establishing a Creative Writing Practice WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 17 WB Establishing a Creative Writing Practice WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 23 W Introduction to Magazine Writing: A Sampler WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
EGL 25 W Who’s Telling Your Story: A Study in Point of View WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 64 W Writing About Spirituality WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
FICT 01 W Fiction Writing: Using Real Life to Create Authentic Stories WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
FICT 50 W A Map to Writing Success: Creating a Story That Works WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
FICT 64 W Crafting Unforgettable Short Stories WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
NVL 22 W The Novel Hatchery: Moving from Idea to the Page WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
POET 150 W No-Fear Poetry WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
POET 24 W The Apprenticeship: Using Masterpiece Poems to Transform Your Poetry WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Online Certificate Program in Novel Writing

OWC 303 A Novel I: The Powerful Beginning WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
OWC 303 B Novel I: The Powerful Beginning WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
OWC 303 C Novel I: The Powerful Beginning WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
OWC 303 D Novel I: The Powerful Beginning WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
OWC 306 A Novel IV: Manuscript Preparedness WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
OWC 306 B Novel IV: Manuscript Preparedness WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
OWC 306 C Novel IV: Manuscript Preparedness WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
OWC 310 One-on-One Tutorial: Novel WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Online Courses: Professional & Personal Development

Business

BUS 11 W How to Build Successful Startups: Learn Lessons Straight from Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 112 W Business Presence and Persuasion: Communication for Effectiveness WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 123 W Value Investing: An Introduction WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 154 W Leadership by Design: Using Design Thinking to Transform Companies and Careers WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 173 W An Introduction to Agile Project Management WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 176 W How to Effectively Use Social Media for Your Company and Personal Branding WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 39 W Data-Driven Sales WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 62 W Fundamentals of Product Management WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass

Communication for Non-Native Speakers of English

COM 32 W Business Writing in English: The Foundations WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Personal Development

PDV 105 W What Matters Most in Life: The Lessons We Can Learn from Dying WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Technology & Computer Science

CS 46 W Beginning Programming: Python (Online) WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass