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Applied Sciences

Architecture

From the Guggenheim in New York to the Pyramids in Egypt, Architecture will explore the history of architecture and the applications of this study in real-world creations. How does something as magnificent as the Lloyds Building in London or the Colosseum in Rome undergo construction? How were the processes similar and different across almost 2,000 years? How many disciplines come together in the planning and construction of one building? Construction of buildings communicate messages about the economic, political and cultural status of a geographical area. Learn how certain details such as a frieze across an ancient monument will capture the time and culture of the society who built it. Learn how to distinguish between Neoclassical architecture and Postmodernism and take the first step to becoming an expert in the Applied Science of Architecture! ​

Applied Sciences Courses for College Credit

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

Conflict Resolution

Identify conflict-creating factors and learn personal and professional conflict resolution skills.

The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 25 of Sophia's online courses for college credit. These courses are eligible to transfer to many different colleges and universities.