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Stanford Courses

We have identified graduate courses that, based on their description in Explore Courses, appear to align with VPGE's Grad Grow professional competencies or with our Career Planning, Interdisciplinary Learning, or Diversity Initiatives portfolios. 

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Title Instructor(s) Quarter Day, Time, Location
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...

2022-2023 Spring
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...

2022-2023 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
11:30am - 1:20pm
CEE 275A (section 1)
California Coast: Science, Policy, and Law (CEE 175A)

This interdisciplinary course integrates the legal, scientific, and policy dimensions of how we characterize and manage resource use and allocation along the California...

2022-2023 Spring
CHEM 296 (section 1)
Creating and Leading New Ventures in Engineering and Science-based Industries (CHEM 196, CHEMENG 196, CHEMENG 296)

Open to seniors and graduate students interested in the creation of new ventures and entrepreneurship in engineering and science intensive industries such as chemical,...

2022-2023 Spring
CHEMENG 296 (section 1)
Creating and Leading New Ventures in Engineering and Science-based Industries (CHEM 196, CHEM 296, CHEMENG 196)

Open to seniors and graduate students interested in the creation of new ventures and entrepreneurship in engineering and science intensive industries such as chemical,...

2022-2023 Spring
COMM 253B (section 1)
Free Speech, Democracy and the Internet (COMM 153B)

Crosslisted with LAW 7082. This course, which will be cotaught by Monika Bickert from Facebook, will cover contemporary challenges to democracy presented by the Internet...

2022-2023 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
2:15pm - 3:45pm
Cemex Auditorium
CS 377E (section 1)
Designing Solutions to Global Grand Challenges

In this course we creatively apply information technologies to collectively attack Global Grand Challenges (e.g., global warming, rising healthcare costs and declining...

2022-2023 Spring
DESINST 423 (section 1)
Design for Healthy Behavior Change

In the U.S., 75% of medical expenditures are for illnesses that are predominantly lifestyle related such as type 2 diabetes, arthritis and heart disease. It has been shown...

2022-2023 Spring
DESINST 240 (section 1)
Designing Machine Learning: A Multidisciplinary Approach

As machine learning makes its way into all kinds of products, systems, spaces, and experiences, we need to train a new generation of creators to harness the potential of...

2022-2023 Winter
DESINST 311 (section 1)
Design Abilities Studio

In this Design Abilities Studio students will learn and practice several applied skills with hands-on activities that vary in length, duration, deliverables, and concept....

2022-2023 Winter

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