Online College Courses for Credit

Physical Sciences


Harvesting energy from places such as wind turbines, radioactive elements, and fossil fuels require knowledge of concepts such as Transfer of Energy, Energy Forms and Electric Circuits. To establish a sustainable environment, comprehensive knowledge of Conservation of Energy is mandatory. Energy impacts everything and to understand it, is to create an environment in which to thrive. Skills and techniques mastered in Mechanical Energy and Fission and Fusion, will establish a foundational proficiency that is directly applied to understanding the creation and manipulation of Energy.

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 Energy

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.
Energy Pathway
Concepts: 7
Quiz Points: 105
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.