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Accelerate your bachelor's degree. Accelerate your future.

You've got big goals. Why wait to achieve them? Accelerate your Capella University bachelor's degree by completing your general-education requirements with go-at-your-own-pace courses from Capella's learning partner, Sophia Pathways. Then apply those courses to your program — and save up to one year and $20,000 on your degree.

Sophia's affordable, self-paced courses give you additional options to complete your requirements in weeks or months, not quarters or semesters. Start as soon as you want and complete courses at your pace, on your schedule. Apply your Sophia Pathways courses to your Capella program, guaranteed.

How It Works

Our three-step process helps accelerate your Capella University degree.
1
Choose the Sophia course that fits your degree plan
Select the courses your Enrollment Counselor or Academic Advisor recommends as part of your Capella degree program.
2
Successfully complete your Sophia courses
Work at your pace and on your schedule. Learning coaches are here to help.
3
Courses transfer directly to Capella University
Sophia courses help accelerate your degree completion.

Choose Your Courses

Select from Sophia courses that fit your degree program at Capella University. Need help finding the right options? Contact us by phone: 1-800-341-0327 or email learningcoach@sophia.org.
Capella University Course Sophia Course Capella Equivalent Credit
Introduction to Psychology (Social Science) Introduction to Psychology 4.5
Introduction to Human Society (Social Science) Introduction to Sociology 4.5
Microeconomics (Social Science) Microeconomics 4.5
Macroeconomics (Social Science) Macroeconomics 4.5
College Algebra (Math/Natural Science) College Algebra 6
Statistical Reasoning (Math/Natural Science) Introduction to Statistics 6
Human Biology (Math/Natural Science) Human Biology 4.5
Art History Survey (Humanities) Introduction to Art History 4.5
Approaches to Studying Religions (Humanities) Approaches to Studying Religions 4.5
Conflict Resolution (Communications) Conflict Resolution 4.5
Visual Design in Communications (Communications) Visual Communications 4.5
Fundamentals of Accounting (Business Core) Accounting 4.5
Introduction to Project Management (Business Core) Project Management 4.5
Non General Education Elective Introduction to Business 4.5
English Composition - ENG 1000 (Communication) English Composition I 4.5

Benefits

All about you.
Your Schedule
Learn anytime, anywhere on your computer, tablet or smartphone.
Your Budget
Sophia courses are affordably priced to reduce the total cost of your degree.
Your Style
Learn from multiple instructors and teaching styles for each concept, or choose the instructor you like best.

Testimonials

Meet Capella University learners who love Sophia.
 
I've studied by the Juniata River in Pennsylvania - our favorite place to hang out as a family and kayak during the summer.
Kelli Ross Lytle
 
I’m almost 50 years old; I don’t want to put 4 years into an education. Why would you do it any other way? Saddle up and go for the ride!
Jeff Northrop
 
I'm very much type A personality — being in a classroom is not for me. I love being able to go at my own pace!
Lisa Bowles
 
Kelli Ross Lytle
 
Jeff Northrop
 
Lisa Bowles