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Interdisciplinary Learning Courses

We have identified graduate courses that, based on their description in Explore Courses, appear to align with VPGE's Graduate Professional Development Framework or with our Preparing for Faculty Careers, Interdisciplinary Learning, or Diversity Initiatives portfolios. 

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Please note that courses may have prerequisites or limited enrollment or may require permission from the instructor. You should contact the instructor if you have specific questions. The VPGE office does not have any influence over the courses offered by departments.

Title Instructor(s) Quarter Day, Time, Location
BIOE 273 (section 1)
Biodesign for Digital Health (MED 273)

Health care is facing significant cross-industry challenges and opportunities created by a number of factors including: the increasing need for improved access to...

2020-2021 Autumn
Friday
11:30am - 12:30pm
Remote
BIOE 374A (section 1)
Biodesign Innovation: Needs Finding and Concept Creation (ME 368A, MED 272A)

In this two-quarter course series ( BIOE 374A/B, MED 272A/B, ME 368A/B, OIT 384/5), multidisciplinary student teams identify real-world unmet healthcare needs, invent new...

2020-2021 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
4:30pm - 6:20pm
Remote
BIOE 374B (section 1)
Biodesign Innovation: Concept Development and Implementation (ME 368B, MED 272B)

In this two-quarter course series ( BIOE 374A/B, MED 272A/B, ME 368A/B, OIT 384/5), multidisciplinary student teams identify real-world unmet healthcare needs, invent new...

2020-2021 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
4:30pm - 6:20pm
BIOE 376 (section 1)
Startup Garage: Design

A hands-on, project-based course, in which teams identify and work with users, domain experts, and industry participants to identify an unmet customer need, design new...

2020-2021 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
1:00pm - 2:20pm
BIOE 376 (section 2)
Startup Garage: Design

A hands-on, project-based course, in which teams identify and work with users, domain experts, and industry participants to identify an unmet customer need, design new...

2020-2021 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
2:50pm - 4:10pm
BIOE 377 (section 1)
Startup Garage: Testing and Launch

STRAMGT 356/BIOE 376 teams that concluded at the end of fall quarter that their preliminary product or service and business model suggest a path to viability, may continue...

2020-2021 Winter
Monday Wednesday Friday
1:00pm - 2:20pm
BIOHOPK 323H (section 1)
Stanford at Sea (BIOHOPK 182H, EARTHSYS 323, ESS 323)

(Graduate students register for 323H.) Five weeks of marine science including oceanography, marine physiology, policy, maritime studies, conservation, and nautical science...

2020-2021 Spring
BIOS 289 (section 1)
Preparation & Practice: Finance of Biotechnology

Tailored lectures and case studies lead to a practical final project. Leaders from local firms and companies will help you gain insight into the biotechnology industry,...

2020-2021 Winter
Wednesday
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Remote
BIOS 291 (section 1)
Preparation & Practice: Management Consulting

This course is designed for students who are interested in learning about consulting including tools and techniques to gain a consulting mindset. The course requires...

2020-2021 Spring
Friday
3:00pm - 7:00pm
CEE 227 (section 1)
Global Project Finance

Public and private sources of finance for large, complex, capital-intensive projects in developed and developing countries. Benefits and disadvantages, major participants...

2020-2021 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
2:30pm - 3:50pm
Remote

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