HarvardX is offering a host of new and returning courses this fall. Learn about anatomy, Japanese history, healthcare quality, and a wide-range of other topics.
Every course, run through edX, is open to all---and some come with the option of fee-based verified certificates.
- The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours (Hours 1-5): Epic and Lyric
Focusing on Epic (Homer’s Iliad) and Lyric (Sappho’s poems), this is the first of five modules on the Ancient Greek Hero as portrayed in classical literature, song, performance, and cult.
Visualizing Japan (9/3)
A first-time MITx/HarvardX collaboration, VJx opens windows on Japan’s transition into the modern world through the historical visual record.
- Fundamentals of Neuroscience: Part 2: Neurons and Networks (9/3)
Discover what makes your brain tick in this second part of a four-part introductory series in Neuroscience.
- Saving Schools: History, Politics, and Policy in U.S. Education (9/8)
Mini-Course 1: History and Politics of U.S. Education
Poetry in America: Module 1: New England (9/10)
This course, the first installment of the multi-part Poetry in America series, covers American poetry in cultural context through the year 1700. We begin with Puritan poets--some orthodox, some rebel spirits--who wrote and lived in early New England.
Improving Global Health: Quality & Safety (9/16)
Access to healthcare services is critical – but is it enough?
Immunity to Change, Version 2 (9/16)
Apply new psychological theory about personal change to an improvement-goal of your own throughout the entire course.
AnatomyX (Q3 2014)
Learn the anatomy basic to understanding common musculoskeletal injuries. Follow hypothetical patients from injury to operating room.
- Poetry in America: Module 2: Nature & Nation (10/22)
This course, the second installment of the multi-part Poetry in America series, spans the poetry of America’s early years, directly before and after the creation of the Republic. We examine the creation of a national identity through the lens of an emerging national literature.
Entrepreneurship and Healthcare in Emerging Economies (10/30)
Explore how entrepreneurship and innovation tackle complex health problems in emerging economies.
CS50x (anytime and self-paced)
An introduction to the intellectual enterprises of computer science and the art of programming.