Online College Courses for Credit

Social Sciences


Interdisciplinary in nature, Communications extends far beyond speech, non-verbal cues, and semiotics to encompass methods and strategies to elevate critical thinking, As one of the Social Sciences, the study of Communications delivers topics that explore, examine, and analyze humanity on levels ranging from introductory to advanced. With its holistic approach to Communications, we offer both granular and big picture opportunities to better communicate and interact with the world around us.

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.