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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 FALL COURSES:
Explorations in Mixed Media: Unleashing
Creativity Through Daily Practice
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Professional Development
 
Search Engine Optimization: Practical Marketing
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Code Course Title Qtr Days Status Online

Online Courses: Liberal Arts & Sciences

Art Studio: Drawing & Painting

ART 98 W Explorations in Mixed Media: Unleashing Creativity Through Daily Practice FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Mathematics

STAT 05 W Statistics for Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Data Science: An Introduction FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Music

MUS 121 W A Practical Introduction to Music Theory and Harmony FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Science

BIO 03 W Diet and Gene Expression: You Are What You Eat FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
SCI 01 W An Introduction to Data Science in R FA Cancelled OnlineClass

Online Courses: Creative Writing

Online Creative Writing

CNF 60 W You Must Change Your Life: Essays That Matter and How to Write Them FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
CNF 61 W Getting Started in Creative Nonfiction FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
CNF 67 W Creative Nonfiction Book: From Conception to Completion FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
CNF 68 W It Happened to Me: The Art of the Memoir FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 08 W That's a Great Idea for a Movie! The Making of a Strong Screenplay FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 19 WA The Creative Habit: Cultivating a Daily Writing Practice FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 19 WB The Creative Habit: Cultivating a Daily Writing Practice FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 31 W Page-Turners: Plot and Structure Across the Genres FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 48 W Magazine Writing: Becoming the Writer That Editors Need FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
FICT 65 W Fiction Writing Fundamentals: Discovering and Working with Your Best Material FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
FICT 69 W Fiction Workshop: Elements of the Short Story FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
FICT 70 W Fiction Workshop: Writing Electric Short Stories FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
NVL 01 W Planning Your Novel: Starting from Scratch FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
NVL 02 W Write a Novel in a Month: No Critics, No Fear FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
NVL 18 W Discovering Your Novel's Secret Center FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
POET 02 W Poetry: Harnessing the Creative Tension FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Online Certificate Program in Novel Writing

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

Online Courses: Professional & Personal Development

Business

BUS 10 W An Introduction to Project Management: The Basics for Success FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 112 W Business Presence and Persuasion: Communication for Effectiveness FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 123 W Value Investing: An Introduction FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 160 W Leadership Skills for Women in the Workplace: How to Aim High and Achieve Impact FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 163 W Search Engine Optimization: Practical Marketing with Google, Bing, and Yahoo FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 166 W Social Media Marketing FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 168 W Strengths-Based Leadership: Increase Your Impact and Thrive FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 176 W How to Effectively Use Social Media for Your Company and Personal Branding FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 39 W Data-Driven Sales FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 57 W An Introduction to User Experience (UX) Design in Product Leadership and Management FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
BUS 62 W Fundamentals of Product Management FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass

Communication

COM 80 W Designing Powerful Presentations: How to Make an Impression with Present-Day Audiences FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Communication for Non-Native Speakers of English

COM 32 W Business Writing in English: The Foundations FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass

Design

DSN 106 W Design Research: Creating New Products and Market Success FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Personal Development

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

Technology & Computer Science

CS 46 W Beginning Programming: Python (Online) FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
CS 65 W Data Analysis with Python FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
SCI 01 W An Introduction to Data Science in R FA Cancelled OnlineClass