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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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Spring registration opens February 22 and most classes begin the week of March 29.
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Liberal Arts & Sciences
FEATURED WINTER COURSES:
Drawing the Realistic Portrait
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Professional Development
 
Leadership Skills for Women: Advocate for More
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Code Course Title Qtr Days Format Status

Online Courses: Liberal Arts & Sciences

Archaeology

ARC 122 W Archaeology and Ancient Engineering SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me

Art Studio: Drawing & Painting

ART 247 W Powerful Drawing Techniques: Layering with Mixed Media SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
ART 98 W Explorations in Mixed Media: Unleashing Creativity Through Daily Practice SP Flex Online ClosedJoin Wait List

Art Studio: Photography

PHOTO 10 W The Daily Photograph: Developing Your Creative Intuition SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

History

HIS 197 W The Roman World SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me

Science

BIO 03 W Diet and Gene Expression: You Are What You Eat SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
BIO 94 W Gut Bacteria in Health and Disease: An Introduction to the Microbes Within SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me

Wellness & Health

BIO 03 W Diet and Gene Expression: You Are What You Eat SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
BIO 94 W Gut Bacteria in Health and Disease: An Introduction to the Microbes Within SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
PDV 83 W Choosing Happiness SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Online Courses: Creative Writing

Online Certificate Program in Novel Writing

OWC 304 A Novel II: Plot and Structure SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
OWC 304 B Novel II: Plot and Structure SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
OWC 304 C Novel II: Plot and Structure SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
OWC 304 D Novel II: Plot and Structure SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
OWC 310 One-on-One Tutorial: Novel SP Flex Online Closed

Creative Writing

CNF 42 W Family Memoir: Making the Skeletons Dance SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
CNF 46 W Memoir: Turning Your Life into Literature SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
CNF 56 W Creative Nonfiction: Finding Your Voice, Finding Your Book SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
CNF 73 W Writing the Real: The Power of Personal Narrative SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
EGL 19 WA The Creative Habit: Cultivating a Daily Writing Practice SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
EGL 19 WB The Creative Habit: Cultivating a Daily Writing Practice SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
EGL 47 W The Magazine Story: From the Real World to the Page SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
EGL 64 W Writing About Spirituality SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
EGL 65 W Scene by Scene: The Building Blocks of Story SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
FICT 32 W Fiction Writing: Five Beginnings, One Ending SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
FICT 50 W From Synopsis to Success: The Key Steps to Foolproof Story Development SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
NVL 32 W Writing Your Debut Novel SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
POET 11 W Tuning Our Ears: A Poetry Workshop SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
POET 30 W The Poet’s Way SP Flex Online ClosedJoin Wait List

Online Courses: Professional & Personal Development

Business

BUS 10 W An Introduction to Project Management: The Basics for Success SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
BUS 112 W Business Presence and Persuasion: Communication for Effectiveness SP Flex Online ClosedJoin Wait List
BUS 123 W Value Investing: An Introduction SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
BUS 163 W Search Engine Optimization: Practical Marketing with Google, Bing, and Yahoo SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
BUS 166 W Social Media Marketing SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
BUS 176 W How to Effectively Use Social Media for Your Company and Personal Branding SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
BUS 183 W Leadership Skills for Women: Advocate for More SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
BUS 45 W Building Successful Startups: Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Share Ideas for Next-Stage Growth SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
BUS 62 W Fundamentals of Product Management SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me

Communication

BUS 112 W Business Presence and Persuasion: Communication for Effectiveness SP Flex Online ClosedJoin Wait List

Communication for Non-Native Speakers of English

COM 32 W Business Writing in English: The Foundations SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me

Design

DSN 106 W Design Research: Creating New Products and Market Success SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me

Technology & Data Science

CS 46 W Beginning Programming in Python: An Eight-Week Course SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
STAT 05 W Statistics for Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Data Science: An Introduction SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me