Online College Courses for Credit

Physical Sciences


Practice, perfect and challenge yourself with a wide range of concepts and levels in our Elements course starting with Elements and Compounds. Whether you master the introductory concept of the Periodic Table or challenge your comprehension skills with Isotopes, this course provides proficiency at all competencies. The Sciences offer interdependent specializations such as Solubility and Concentration to provide necessary critical thinking skills and big picture thinking.

Next Generation Science Standards-Aligned Tutorials and Pathways

We want to make it simple for you to begin integrating Next Generation Science-Aligned Lessons into your classroom. Our Science Pathways feature in-depth, relevant content that aligns to these new standards. As an added benefit, these Pathways use Sophia’s Many Ways To Learn, an innovative approach that features multiple instructors and teaching techniques to connect with all kinds of learning styles.

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.*

Human Biology

Examine the molecular and cellular basis of life as well as genetics and organ systems.

Pathways that Teach Elements

Pathways are a sequence of tutorials that help you learn a whole subject area, one concept at a time. Choose from multiple teachers and teaching styles.
Elements Pathway
Concepts: 5
Quiz Points: 75
NGSS Standard HS-PS1-1
Concepts: 9
Quiz Points: 135
NGSS Standard HS-PS1-1
Concepts: 9
Quiz Points: 135
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.