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Sophia Course Capella University Course Credits Rating
Communication
Business Communication
Business Communication COM1500 Communications General Transfer   4.5
3880
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution COM1500 Communication Elective   4.5
30306
English Composition I
English Composition I ENG1000 English Composition   4.5
16194
English Composition II
English Composition II COM1500 Communications General Transfer   4.5
8506
Foundations of English Composition
Foundations of English Composition COM1500 Communications General Transfer   4.5
4808
Public Speaking
Public Speaking COM1500 Communications General Transfer   4.5
6958
Visual Communications
Visual Communications COM2050 Visual Design in Communications   4.5
40037
Workplace Communication
Workplace Communication COMM1200 Communication at Work   4.5
15997
Workplace Writing I
Workplace Writing I ENG1600 General English Requirement   4.5
907
Workplace Writing II
Workplace Writing II COM1500 Communications General Transfer   4.5
1206
Computer Science and IT
IT Career Exploration
IT Career Exploration IT1500 General IT Elective   1.5
2584
Introduction to Java Programming
Introduction to Java Programming IT2249 Intro to Programming with Java   4.5
3185
Introduction to Networking
Introduction to Networking IT2250 Intro to Networking   4.5
2284
Introduction to Python Programming
Introduction to Python Programming IT2240 Intro to Programming   4.5
3574
Introduction to Relational Databases
Introduction to Relational Databases IT2230 Introduction to Database Systems   4.5
5909
Introduction to Web Development
Introduction to Web Development IT1500 General IT Elective   4.5
19026
Core Business
Business Law
Business Law BUS1500 Business Elective   4.5
12781
Financial Accounting
Financial Accounting BUS2061 Accounting Fundamentals   4.5
28445
Managerial Accounting
Managerial Accounting BUS1500 Business Elective   4.5
3194
Principles of Finance
Principles of Finance BUS1500 Business Elective   4.5
23675
Principles of Management
Principles of Management BUS3011 Fundamentals of Management   4.5
10904
Elective
Career Readiness
Career Readiness GEN1500 General Transfer Elective   4.5
2174
College Readiness
College Readiness GEN1500 General Elective   4.5
19193
Developing Effective Teams
Developing Effective Teams BUS1500 General Business Elective   1.5
46422
Health, Fitness, and Wellness
Health, Fitness, and Wellness GEN1500 General Transfer Elective   4.5
1435
Introduction to Business
Introduction to Business BUS1500 General Business Elective   4.5
37473
Introduction to Career Readiness
Introduction to Career Readiness GEN1500 General Transfer Elective   1.5
1099
Introduction to Information Technology
Introduction to Information Technology IT1500 Technology Transfer Elective   4.5
38097
Introduction to Nutrition
Introduction to Nutrition GEN1500 General Transfer Elective   4.5
23248
Lifespan Development
Lifespan Development PSYC2600 Developing Across the Lifespan - Course will not transfer into PSYC3210   4.5
3810
The Essentials of Managing Conflict
The Essentials of Managing Conflict GEN1500 General Elective   1.5
25741
Humanities
Ancient Greek Philosophers
Ancient Greek Philosophers HUM1500 Humanities General Transfer   4.5
7108
Approaches to Studying Religions
Approaches to Studying Religions HUM1500 Humanities General Transfer   4.5
3984
Art History I
Art History I HUM1500 Humanities General Transfer   4.5
37781
Art History II
Art History II HUM1500 Humanities General Transfer   4.5
16412
Business Ethics
Business Ethics PHI1600 Ethics Requirement   4.5
2773
Critical Thinking
Critical Thinking HUM1500 Humanities General Transfer   4.5
7790
French I
French I HUM1500 Humanities General Transfer   4.5
188
Introduction to Ethics
Introduction to Ethics PHI2000 Ethics   4.5
36262
Spanish I
Spanish I HUM1500 Humanities General Transfer   4.5
3599
Spanish II
Spanish II HUM1500 Humanities General Transfer   4.5
802
Natural Science and Mathematics
Anatomy and Physiology I
Anatomy and Physiology I BIO1600 Biology Requirement   4.5
4696
Anatomy and Physiology I Lab
Anatomy and Physiology I Lab NSC1500 Natural Science   1.5
1400
Anatomy and Physiology II
Anatomy and Physiology II NSC1500 Natural Science Transfer   4.5
945
Anatomy and Physiology II Lab
Anatomy and Physiology II Lab NSC1500 Natural Science   1.5
324
Calculus I
Calculus I MAT1500 Mathematics General Transfer   6
4918
College Algebra
College Algebra MAT1050 College Algebra   4.5
40981
Environmental Science
Environmental Science BIO1050 Environmental Biology and Society   4.5
31786
Foundations of Statistics
Foundations of Statistics MAT1500 Mathematics General Transfer   3
6635
Human Biology
Human Biology BIO1000 Human Biology   4.5
41240
Human Biology Lab
Human Biology Lab NSC1500 Natural Science Transfer   1.5
2524
Introduction to Chemistry
Introduction to Chemistry NSC1500 Natural Science General Transfer   4.5
6369
Introduction to Chemistry Lab
Introduction to Chemistry Lab NSC1500 Natural Science Transfer   1.5
994
Introduction to College Mathematics
Introduction to College Mathematics MAT1500 Mathematics General Transfer   4.5
10837
Introduction to Statistics
Introduction to Statistics MAT2001 Statistical Reasoning or MAT2150 Data and Statistics for Everyday Life   4.5
47709
Microbiology
Microbiology NSC1500 Natural Science General Transfer   4.5
2752
Microbiology Lab
Microbiology Lab NSC1500 Natural Science Transfer   1.5
852
Precalculus
Precalculus MAT1500 Mathematics General Transfer   4.5
1698
Social Science
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Psychology PSYC1010 Introductory Psychology   4.5
17093
Introduction to Sociology: Embracing Diversity and Collaboration
Introduction to Sociology SOC1100 Story of Us: Embracing Diversity and Collaboration   4.5
8473
Macroeconomics
Macroeconomics SOC1500 Social Science General Transfer   4.5
15760
Microeconomics
Microeconomics SOC1500 Social Science General Transfer   4.5
10945
Personal Finance
Personal Finance ECO1100 Taking Charge of Your Economic Future   4.5
8502
U.S. Government
U.S. Government SOC1500 Social Sciences Transfer   4.5
4208
U.S. History I
U.S. History I SOC1500 Social Science (General Transfer)   4.5
8235
U.S. History II
U.S. History II SOC1500 Social Science Transfer   4.5
2681
Specialization
Project Management
Project Management BUS1500 Business Elective   4.5
37835
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45 Total Credits, 16 Credits from Categories

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Sophia Course Capella University Course Credits Rating
Communication
Business Communication
Business Communication COM1500 Communications General Transfer   4.5
3880
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution COM1500 Communication Elective   4.5
30306
English Composition I
English Composition I ENG1000 English Composition   4.5
16194
English Composition II
English Composition II COM1500 Communications General Transfer   4.5
8506
Foundations of English Composition
Foundations of English Composition COM1500 Communications General Transfer   4.5
4808
Public Speaking
Public Speaking COM1500 Communications General Transfer   4.5
6958
Visual Communications
Visual Communications COM2050 Visual Design in Communications   4.5
40037
Workplace Communication
Workplace Communication COMM1200 Communication at Work   4.5
15997
Workplace Writing I
Workplace Writing I ENG1600 General English Requirement   4.5
907
Workplace Writing II
Workplace Writing II COM1500 Communications General Transfer   4.5
1206
Computer Science and IT
IT Career Exploration
IT Career Exploration IT1500 General IT Elective   1.5
2584
Introduction to Java Programming
Introduction to Java Programming IT2249 Intro to Programming with Java   4.5
3185
Introduction to Networking
Introduction to Networking IT2250 Intro to Networking   4.5
2284
Introduction to Python Programming
Introduction to Python Programming IT2240 Intro to Programming   4.5
3574
Introduction to Relational Databases
Introduction to Relational Databases IT2230 Introduction to Database Systems   4.5
5909
Introduction to Web Development
Introduction to Web Development IT1500 General IT Elective   4.5
19026
Core Business
Business Law
Business Law BUS1500 Business Elective   4.5
12781
Financial Accounting
Financial Accounting BUS2061 Accounting Fundamentals   4.5
28445
Managerial Accounting
Managerial Accounting BUS1500 Business Elective   4.5
3194
Principles of Finance
Principles of Finance BUS1500 Business Elective   4.5
23675
Principles of Management
Principles of Management BUS3011 Fundamentals of Management   4.5
10904
Elective
Career Readiness
Career Readiness GEN1500 General Transfer Elective   4.5
2174
College Readiness
College Readiness GEN1500 General Elective   4.5
19193
Developing Effective Teams
Developing Effective Teams BUS1500 General Business Elective   1.5
46422
Health, Fitness, and Wellness
Health, Fitness, and Wellness GEN1500 General Transfer Elective   4.5
1435
Introduction to Business
Introduction to Business BUS1500 General Business Elective   4.5
37473
Introduction to Career Readiness
Introduction to Career Readiness GEN1500 General Transfer Elective   1.5
1099
Introduction to Information Technology
Introduction to Information Technology IT1500 Technology Transfer Elective   4.5
38097
Introduction to Nutrition
Introduction to Nutrition GEN1500 General Transfer Elective   4.5
23248
Lifespan Development
Lifespan Development PSYC2600 Developing Across the Lifespan - Course will not transfer into PSYC3210   4.5
3810
The Essentials of Managing Conflict
The Essentials of Managing Conflict GEN1500 General Elective   1.5
25741
Humanities
Ancient Greek Philosophers
Ancient Greek Philosophers HUM1500 Humanities General Transfer   4.5
7108
Approaches to Studying Religions
Approaches to Studying Religions HUM1500 Humanities General Transfer   4.5
3984
Art History I
Art History I HUM1500 Humanities General Transfer   4.5
37781
Art History II
Art History II HUM1500 Humanities General Transfer   4.5
16412
Business Ethics
Business Ethics PHI1600 Ethics Requirement   4.5
2773
Critical Thinking
Critical Thinking HUM1500 Humanities General Transfer   4.5
7790
French I
French I HUM1500 Humanities General Transfer   4.5
188
Introduction to Ethics
Introduction to Ethics PHI2000 Ethics   4.5
36262
Spanish I
Spanish I HUM1500 Humanities General Transfer   4.5
3599
Spanish II
Spanish II HUM1500 Humanities General Transfer   4.5
802
Natural Science and Mathematics
Anatomy and Physiology I
Anatomy and Physiology I BIO1600 Biology Requirement   4.5
4696
Anatomy and Physiology I Lab
Anatomy and Physiology I Lab NSC1500 Natural Science   1.5
1400
Anatomy and Physiology II
Anatomy and Physiology II NSC1500 Natural Science Transfer   4.5
945
Anatomy and Physiology II Lab
Anatomy and Physiology II Lab NSC1500 Natural Science   1.5
324
Calculus I
Calculus I MAT1500 Mathematics General Transfer   6
4918
College Algebra
College Algebra MAT1050 College Algebra   4.5
40981
Environmental Science
Environmental Science BIO1050 Environmental Biology and Society   4.5
31786
Foundations of Statistics
Foundations of Statistics MAT1500 Mathematics General Transfer   3
6635
Human Biology
Human Biology BIO1000 Human Biology   4.5
41240
Human Biology Lab
Human Biology Lab NSC1500 Natural Science Transfer   1.5
2524
Introduction to Chemistry
Introduction to Chemistry NSC1500 Natural Science General Transfer   4.5
6369
Introduction to Chemistry Lab
Introduction to Chemistry Lab NSC1500 Natural Science Transfer   1.5
994
Introduction to College Mathematics
Introduction to College Mathematics MAT1500 Mathematics General Transfer   4.5
10837
Introduction to Statistics
Introduction to Statistics MAT2001 Statistical Reasoning or MAT2150 Data and Statistics for Everyday Life   4.5
47709
Microbiology
Microbiology NSC1500 Natural Science General Transfer   4.5
2752
Microbiology Lab
Microbiology Lab NSC1500 Natural Science Transfer   1.5
852
Precalculus
Precalculus MAT1500 Mathematics General Transfer   4.5
1698
Social Science
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Psychology PSYC1010 Introductory Psychology   4.5
17093
Introduction to Sociology: Embracing Diversity and Collaboration
Introduction to Sociology SOC1100 Story of Us: Embracing Diversity and Collaboration   4.5
8473
Macroeconomics
Macroeconomics SOC1500 Social Science General Transfer   4.5
15760
Microeconomics
Microeconomics SOC1500 Social Science General Transfer   4.5
10945
Personal Finance
Personal Finance ECO1100 Taking Charge of Your Economic Future   4.5
8502
U.S. Government
U.S. Government SOC1500 Social Sciences Transfer   4.5
4208
U.S. History I
U.S. History I SOC1500 Social Science (General Transfer)   4.5
8235
U.S. History II
U.S. History II SOC1500 Social Science Transfer   4.5
2681
Specialization
Project Management
Project Management BUS1500 Business Elective   4.5
37835

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Introduction to Relational Databases Introduction to Relational Databases
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Introduction to Statistics Introduction to Statistics
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A lot of FORMULAS wow, worth it, open book is a great approach, especially for people who aren't using these concepts on a daily basis.
Introduction to Nutrition Introduction to Nutrition
by Mary B. on July 17, 2024
I enjoyed this class very much and highly recommend for those that want or need to learn more about nutrition, body's nutrional needs throughout our lives and more.
College Algebra College Algebra
by Hendry S. on July 17, 2024
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Anatomy and Physiology I Anatomy and Physiology I
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Each class is very informative and easy to follow... this is my second course but so far it has been great!!!!
Anatomy and Physiology II Anatomy and Physiology II
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It was hard!! but It was very descriptive
Introduction to Statistics Introduction to Statistics
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Introduction to Ethics Introduction to Ethics
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Straight forward