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Sophia

Sophia's self-paced affordable online courses for college credit offer a great way to accelerate higher education success. These courses are eligible for transfer to more than 2,000 colleges and universities. 

The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT®) has evaluated and recommended 15 of Sophia's online courses for college credit. More than 2,000 colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT recommendations in determining the applicability to their course and degree programs.

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Describe basic human biology concepts Describe skeletal & muscular systems Articulate Nervous System and Sensory System related to human health Analyze respiratory, circulatory, immune, and digestive systems Describe urinary, endocrine, and reproductive systems Describe genetics and biotechnology and their application
$329.00
Online - Self-Directed
Adult
Using problem-based learning and real-world situations, this course teaches you how to apply knowledge in practical and relevant contexts. Our Many Ways learning model feature multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each concept so you can find a style that meshes with your individual learning preference. This rich, immersive experience helps you better understand and retain information, for an all-around smarter way to learn.

This course helps you analyze fundamental biological principles from a human perspective. The Human Biology topics include the molecular and cellular basis of life, genetics, organ systems, and the impact of nutrition and exercise on human health. In Sophia's Human Biology course, you will complete a series of assessments comprised of 18 Challenge assessments and 6 Milestone assessments tied to the following learning outcomes:
  • Describe basic human biology concepts
  • Describe skeletal & muscular systems
  • Articulate Nervous System and Sensory System related to human health
  • Analyze respiratory, circulatory, immune, and digestive systems
  • Describe urinary, endocrine, and reproductive systems
  • Describe genetics and biotechnology and their application

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Perform mathematical functions involving real numbers. Apply mathematical concepts to linear equations, inequalities, and series/sequences. Apply mathematical concepts to linear representations and systems of linear equations and inequalities. Apply mathematical concepts to algebraic expressions and quadratic equations. Apply mathematical concepts to functions and non­linear equations.
$329.00
Online - Self-Directed
Adult
Using problem-based learning and real-world situations, this course teaches you how to apply knowledge in practical and relevant contexts. Our Many Ways learning model feature multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each concept so you can find a style that meshes with your individual learning preference. This rich, immersive experience helps you better understand and retain information, for an all-around smarter way to learn.
Sophia's College Algebra Course helps you build mastery around linear, non-linear, and other mathematical functions that include algebraic, graphic, and numeric properties. Demonstrate the application of these concepts through Sophia's scenario-based activities designed around real world situations that help you apply this knowledge in both personal and professional settings.

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Identify foundational philosophies, therapies, and specializations in the field of psychology. Analyze developmental psychology across the lifespan. Identify theories of personality and personality assessment. Articulate scientific research methodology and analytical approaches in the field of psychology. Articulate how brain and psychological factors impact mental health and behavior. Classify psychological disorders and impact on well­being.
$329.00
Online - Self-Directed
Adult
This Introduction to Psychology Course uses problem-based learning that shows you how to apply your knowledge in real-world situations. Our Many Ways learning model feature multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each concept so you can find a style that meshes with your individual learning preference. This rich, immersive experience helps you better understand and retain information, for an all-around smarter way to learn.
Sophia's Introduction to Psychology Course helps you understand the basic principles of psychology and the scientific methods. In this course, you will study a variety of topics, including the brain, learning and memory, personality, social influence, child and lifespan development, and psychopathology. You will also have the ability to demonstrate the application of these psychology topics to everyday situations.

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Describe Conflict Resolution and Theories of Conflict. Examine the Fundamentals of Conflict Order. Develop Conflict Resolution Skills. Interpret the Role of Culture and Gender in Conflict Resolution. Analyze Group Conflict. Apply the Strategies of Conflict Resolution.
$329.00
Online - Self-Directed
Adult
Using problem-based learning and real-world situations, this course teaches you how to apply knowledge in practical and relevant contexts. Our Many Ways learning model feature multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each concept so you can find a style that meshes with your individual learning preference. This rich, immersive experience helps you better understand and retain information, for an all-around smarter way to learn. Sophia's Conflict Resolution Course helps you gain mastery of the basic concepts of conflict resolution and how to apply these concepts in real world situations and your own lives. In this Course, you will explore key theories and skills associated with conflict resolution in a variety of contexts, including organizational, intercultural, family and interpersonal. In Sophia's Conflict Resolution Course, you will complete a series of assessments comprised of 18 Challenge assessments and 6 Milestone assessments.

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Examine Basic Visual Design Concepts Distinguish how Color, Type, & Layout Contribute to Communication Analyze the role of Design in Visual Communications Evaluate Visual Communication Processes and Products
$329.00
Online - Self-Directed
Adult
Sophias Visual Communications Pathway helps you to gain mastery of the essentials of communicating visually and apply this mastery in context. In this Pathway, you will explore visual theories and learn about the key elements and principles of visual design, with a focus on color, typography, layout, and design analysis. This Pathway emphasizes real world context and the role that visual communications play in todays society.
In Sophias Visual Communications Pathway, you will complete a series of assessments comprised of 12 Challenge assessments and 4 Milestone assessments.

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Describe Art History. Examine Art from 22,000 BC through 400 AD. Distinguish Art from 401 AD through 1450 AD. Analyze Art from 1451 AD through 1800 AD. Categorize Art from 1801 AD through 1900 AD. Interpret Art from 1901 AD through Present.
$329.00
Online - Self-Directed
Adult
This Introduction to Art History Course uses problem-based learning that shows you how to apply your knowledge in real-world situations. Our Many Ways learning model feature multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each concept so you can find a style that meshes with your individual learning preference. This rich, immersive experience helps you better understand and retain information, for an all-around smarter way to learn.
Sophia's Introduction to Art History Course helps you gain mastery of the basic art history elements of the Western world from prehistoric to modern times. In this Course, you will explore art exhibits, analyze buildings and architecture, and examine art in everyday life.
In Sophia's Introduction to Art History Course, you will complete a series of assessments comprised of 18 Challenge assessments and 6 Milestone assessments.

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Identify foundational philosophies, theories, and methods in the field of sociology. Apply principles of culture and deviance to real life scenarios. Analyze social interaction and collective behavior in a real world context. Identify and apply elements of diversity, stratification, and inequality in real life. Analyze perspectives on elements of modern society.
$329.00
Online - Self-Directed
Adult
This Sociology Course uses problem-based learning that shows you how to apply your knowledge in real-world situations. Our Many Ways learning model feature multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each concept so you can find a style that meshes with your individual learning preference. This rich, immersive experience helps you better understand and retain information, for an all-around smarter way to learn.
Sophia's Introduction to Sociology Course helps you gain mastery of the basic principles of sociology. In this Course, you will learn a variety of topics, including sociological theory, cultural deviance, social interaction, diversity, stratification, education, technology, and health in modern society. You will also have the opportunity to demonstrate the application of these topics in sociology to everyday situations.
In Sophia's Introduction to Sociology Course, you will complete a series of assessments comprised of 15 Challenge assessments and 5 Milestone assessments.

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Investigate the Major Approaches to Studying Religion. Identify Common Elements of Religions. Analyze Religion’s Impact on Individuals, Society, and the World. Evaluate Social, Ethical, and Cultural topics through the lens of religion
$329.00
Online - Self-Directed
Adult
Sophias Approaches to Studying Religion Pathway helps you gain mastery of the basic concepts integral to the study of religion and understand how these concepts apply in real world situation. In this Pathway, you will explore key components of religions as they apply to a range of different belief systems and will explore the role of religion in modern society.
In Sophias Approaches to Studying Religion Pathway, you will complete a series of assessments comprised of 12 Challenge assessments and 4 Milestone assessments.

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Identify accounting fundamentals. Analyze financial reporting. Apply principles of accounting for merchandising operations. Analyze advanced accounting topics.
$329.00
Online - Self-Directed
Adult
Sophias Accounting course helps you gain mastery of the fundamental principles and procedures of the modern practice of accounting. In this course, you will gain practical experience with bookkeeping and preparing financial reports within the context of operating a sole proprietorship. You will use a problem solving approach to actively apply key concepts of introductory accounting to realistic case studies.
In Sophias Accounting course, you will complete a series of formative and summative assessments comprised of 12 Challenge assessments and 4 Milestone assessments.

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Describe economics. Examine the consumer. Analyze the firm. Interpret market interactions: consumer and firm.
$329.00
Online - Self-Directed
Adult
Using problem-based learning and real-world situations, this course teaches you how to apply knowledge in practical and relevant contexts. Our Many Ways learning model feature multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each concept so you can find a style that meshes with your individual learning preference. This rich, immersive experience helps you better understand and retain information, for an all-around smarter way to learn.
Sophias Microeconomics course helps you explore and interpret the behavior of individual consumers and firms in the marketplace. Through this exploration, you will learn how to evaluate decisions, both public and private, with an eye towards production, consumption and transfer of wealth. In this course, you will also learn how to apply conceptual principles of microeconomics in practical ways to everyday life.
In Sophias Microeconomics course, you will complete a series of formative and summative assessments comprised of 12 Challenge assessments and 4 Milestone assessments.

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Competencies

  • Business: Critical & Analytical Thinking
  • Business: Administration
  • Business: Human Resources & Benefits Administration
  • Education: Degree Completion
  • Education: Counseling
  • History: Religion, Chrsitianity & The Crusades
  • Business: Economics

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