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Social Sciences

Economics

Why do gas prices spike? Who are the big players in the global business of products and services? In Economics, you will learn how the world distributes, provides, and creates materials and services. In Game Theory, you will learn how to apply a mathematical approach to risk analysis. Keeping in mind the Basics of the Business Cycle, you will learn the foundation of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics. From there, you will build on your knowledge and extend it to empirical analysis and research methods applied to examining how the world conducts business. This Social Sciences subject offers an in-depth look at theories, methods, perspectives and analysis in the financial world of Economics.

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.