Get $ 50 off each course when you register by April 13th and use promo code 'SPRING2018' at checkout.
Capella University Course Sophia Course Credits
COM3700 Conflict Resolution $329 Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution 4.5
ENG1000 English Composition $329 English Composition I English Composition I 4.5
COM1500 Communications General Transfer $199 Foundations of English Composition Foundations of English Composition 4.5
COMM1000 Public Speaking $329 Public Speaking Public Speaking 4.5
COM2050 Visual Design in Communications $329 Visual Communications Visual Communications 4.5
Core Business
BUS3061 Fundamentals of Accounting $329 Accounting Accounting 4.5
BUS2500 Business Transfer General Elective FREE
Developing Effective Teams
Developing Effective Teams
GEN1502 Vocational Transfer $199 Foundations of College Algebra Foundations of College Algebra 4.5
Elective $329 Introduction to Business Introduction to Business 4.5
General Elective (GEN 1500) FREE
The Essentials of Managing Conflict
The Essentials of Managing Conflict
HUM1055 Approaches to Studying Religions $329 Approaches to Studying Religions Approaches to Studying Religions 4.5
ART2000 Art History Survey $329 Introduction to Art History Introduction to Art History 4.5
PHI 2000 Ethics $329 Introduction to Ethics Introduction to Ethics 4.5
Natural Science and Mathematics
MAT1050 College Algebra $329 College Algebra College Algebra 4.5
BIO1050 Environmental Biology and Society $329 Environmental Science Environmental Science 4.5
MAT1500 Mathematics General Transfer $149 Foundations of Statistics Foundations of Statistics 3
BIO1000 Human Biology $329 Human Biology Human Biology 4.5
MAT2001 Statistical Reasoning $329 Introduction to Statistics Introduction to Statistics 4.5
Social Science
PSYC1000 Introduction to Psychology $329 Introduction to Psychology Introduction to Psychology 4.5
SOC1000 Introduction to Human Society $329 Introduction to Sociology Introduction to Sociology 4.5
ECO1051 Macroeconomics $329 Macroeconomics Macroeconomics 4.5
ECO1050 Microeconomics $329 Microeconomics Microeconomics 4.5
SOC1500 Social Science (General Transfer) $329 US History I US History I 4.5
SOC1500 Social Science Transfer $329 US History II US History II 4.5
PM4010 Process Groups & Knowledge Areas in Project Management $329 Project Management Project Management 4.5
IT1500 Technology Transfer Elective $329 Introduction to Information Technology Introduction to Information Technology 4.5

Course for Credit at Capella University

Foundations of Statistics

Foundations of Statistics

Sophia's Foundations of Statistics course teaches foundational skills that will enable students to be successful in a college level Statistics course. Students will learn about fundamental concepts in statistics such as central tendency, variation, correlation, probability, and statistical analysis. Full Description

  • Guaranteed Credit Transfer to Capella University
  • 3 quarter credits at Capella University
  • Capella University Equivalency: MAT1500 Mathematics General Transfer
  • Category: Natural Science and Mathematics

Let's chat
Or call 1-800-341-0327
No Credit Card Required


You can get started for just $79 using our 3-part Payment Plan. Learn More


Guaranteed to transfer to Capella University.

No Textbooks, Subscriptions or Hidden Fees

Everything you need to succeed is built right into our Sophia courses; there are no textbooks to buy, monthly subscriptions to pay for or any other added fees.

Free Trial & 30 Day Money Back Guarantee

Sophia offers all of our students a free trial to make sure our courses are right for you. Sophia wants you to be completely satisfied with your learning experience. We offer a 30 day money back guarantee.

Payment Plan

We offer a 3 part payment plan option to provide flexibility and allow students to fit courses into their budget.

Start Instantly

There is no need to wait for the first day of class; with Sophia you can sign up and instantly start your education.

Learning Built for Your Life and Your Schedule

You pick your start date and work at your own pace on your phone, tablet or computer.

Complementary Learning Coach Support

Call, email or live chat with our team of friendly and knowledgeable Learning Coaches.


Course marketing page

Using problem-based learning and real-world situations, this course teaches you how to apply knowledge in practical and relevant contexts. Our Many Ways™ learning model features multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each concept so you can find a style that meshes with your individual learning preference. This rich, immersive experience helps you better understand and retain information, for an all-around smarter way to learn.

Sophia's Foundation of Statistics course teaches foundational skills that will enable students to be successful in a college level Statistics course.  Students will learn about fundamental concepts in statistics such as central tendency, variation, correlation, probability, and statistical analysis.

In Sophia's Introduction to Statistics Jumpstart course, you will complete a series of formative and summative assessments comprised of 6 Challenge assessments and 2 Milestone assessments, tied to the following learning outcomes:

  • Interpret Descriptive Statistics
  • Interpret Inferential Statistics


30 Student Reviews
by Melencio V. on March 10, 2018
Challenging class that forces you to learn.
by Natalie C. on February 10, 2018
The content did not match the testing/exam. It was very hard to decipher what was going on.
by Michael C. on January 17, 2018
This course was very difficult, although quickly finished. The tutorials and the questions asked are worded slightly different so read carefully, but if I can do this any one can...
by Joshua R. on January 17, 2018
I am not good at math, but was able to pass this course! It was tricky, but the guidelines and tutorials really help a lot.
by Diane M. on January 6, 2018
Good for a beginner course. I had never studied statistics before was very easy to understand. Liked the Sophia section the best. Some of the video's did not play all the way through.
by Ashley G. on December 26, 2017
I am one who is very intimidated by math and I was quite nervous about this course. But I am very glad I took it because I passed and it gave me confidence to try other courses that may challenge me.
by Santana G. on November 14, 2017
I love the fact I got 2 free credits and at my own pace:)
by Eric S. on August 23, 2017
The Sophia Learning experience was unique. I taught me in a way that I could relate to hands on training. It was much better than the usual research and study method that is traditional used.


  • Q: Does Sophia accept third-party payment for tuition, such as financial aid or military benefits?
    A: Sophia courses are not eligible for most third party payment methods, and must be paid for by credit or debit card. Tuition is due at the time of course registration. Sophia offers both full and partial payment plans as part of the registration process.
  • Q: When do the courses start and how long do I have to complete a course?
    A: You choose your own start date and have 60 days to complete each course. However, because the courses are self-paced, you can complete them in fewer than 60 days.
  • Q: Where do I get the textbooks for my course?
    A: You do not need any textbooks for Sophia courses. All material is taught by video and text-based tutorials that are in the course room, and are included in the cost.
  • Q: How am I graded in the course?
    A: Your overall score is derived from how you do on two types of assessments: Challenges, which are formative assessments, and Milestones, which are summative assessments. Sophia’s English Composition I, Foundations of English Composition, and Public Speaking courses also include written assignments, called Touchstones, that also contribute to your overall score.
  • Q: How do I know which courses I should take?
    A: Consult with your academic adviser at your university to determine specifically which Sophia courses could fit into your program. You can download the course syllabus directly from our site to share with your school advisor.

Oh no. Please don't go.

TRY INTRODUCTION TO Foundations of Statistics FOR FREE!

No Credit Card Required