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Social Sciences

Social Studies

Talk about ties that bind! Social Studies brings almost every area of study in the Social Sciences together. Through the lens of Social Studies, you will analyze and examine rights, responsibilities and contributions citizens make to the structure and framework of their environment. This area of study pulls in academic analysis from psychology, economics, geography and anthropology. Without moving to deep into one category, Social Studies takes a hard look at top level aspects of each subject and how it impacts social events and processes.

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 Sociology

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

Introduction to Psychology

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

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 more than 2,000 colleges and universities.