Online social science courses

Complete online social science courses anytime

Sophia’s on-demand, self-paced social science courses can help you satisfy your general education requirements. For only $79 a month, take as many courses as you want, up to two at a time.

Sophia students have successfully completed more than 32,000 Social Science courses. 

Sophia students take an average of 30 days to complete a Social Science course.

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Start today with a free trial. Choose your own adventure: take college-level gen ed courses from your laptop, tablet or phone. Sophia’s learning coaches can help you every step of the way.

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Sophia has completely changed my life and helped me reach my goals more than any other educational program I have used. I have a full-time job, I am enrolled in college and I have a toddler, but Sophia’s self-paced courses let me fit them into my own schedule while saving me over $20,000 to obtain my degree by allowing me to get all my general education and elective courses for one monthly fee.

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An ACE® Credit-recommended learning pathway

Sophia’s ACE® Credit- and DEAC-recommended courses have been accepted for credit at hundreds of colleges and universities.

The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE® Credit) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 33 of Sophia's online courses for college credit. These courses are eligible to transfer to many different colleges and universities.

The DEAC is a national accrediting organization that evaluates distance education curriculum. The Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education recognize the DEAC as a trusted distance education authority.