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Social Sciences

Anthropology

What does it mean to be human? How have we changed over the years? Anthropology employs a scientific perspective to reveal evidence through investigation, exploration and exhilarating discoveries. Social Sciences has the unique mission of explaining relationships and groups of people by using facts and data, otherwise known as empirical evidence. Anthropology brings together hard-hitting scientists to explain and discover the commonalities of humankind through Cultural Anthropology and Biological Anthropology. Think of these scientists as the "dot connectors". They bring hard facts to the table to either confirm or deny different hypotheses.

Social Sciences Courses for College Credit

Sophia College Courses are low-cost, self-paced, credit-carrying courses eligible for transfer to over 2,000 colleges and universities.*

Introduction to Psychology

Study the brain, lifespan development, personality, social influence, and psychopathology.

Introduction to Sociology

Learn how individuals and society as a whole understand their collective social realities.

The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 22 of Sophia's online courses for college credit. These courses are eligible to transfer to more than 2,000 colleges and universities.