Online College Courses for Credit

Social Sciences

Area Studies

Area Studies is the culmination of almost all specializations by incorporating opportunities for mastery across the spectrum by examining introductory concepts within many fields of study. Covering global concerns on all levels, this Social Sciences course analyzes humanity from a multifaceted system that includes politics, history and many other areas of specialization.

Social 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.*

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 27 of Sophia's online courses for college credit. These courses are eligible to transfer to many different colleges and universities.