|Capella University Course||Sophia Course||Credits|
|COM3700 Conflict Resolution||$329||Conflict Resolution||4.5|
|ENG1000 English Composition||$329||English Composition I||4.5|
|COM1500 Communications General Transfer||$199||Foundations of English Composition||4.5|
|COMM1000 Public Speaking||$329||Public Speaking||4.5|
|COM2050 Visual Design in Communications||$329||Visual Communications||4.5|
|BUS3061 Fundamentals of Accounting||$329||Accounting||4.5|
|BUS2500 Business Transfer General Elective||FREE||Developing Effective Teams||1.5|
|GEN1502 Vocational Transfer||$199||Foundations of College Algebra||4.5|
|Elective||$329||Introduction to Business||4.5|
|HUM1055 Approaches to Studying Religions||$329||Approaches to Studying Religions||4.5|
|ART2000 Art History Survey||$329||Introduction to Art History||4.5|
|PHI 2000 Ethics||$329||Introduction to Ethics||4.5|
|Natural Science and Mathematics|
|MAT1050 College Algebra||$329||College Algebra||4.5|
|BIO1050 Environmental Biology and Society||$329||Environmental Science||4.5|
|MAT1500 Mathematics General Transfer||$149||Foundations of Statistics||3|
|BIO1000 Human Biology||$329||Human Biology||4.5|
|MAT2001 Statistical Reasoning||$329||Introduction to Statistics||4.5|
|PSYC1000 Introduction to Psychology||$329||Introduction to Psychology||4.5|
|SOC1000 Introduction to Human Society||$329||Introduction to Sociology||4.5|
|SOC1500 Social Science (General Transfer)||$329||US History I||4.5|
|SOC1500 Social Science Transfer||$329||US History II||4.5|
|PM4010 Process Groups & Knowledge Areas in Project Management||$329||Project Management||4.5|
|IT1500 Technology Transfer Elective||$329||Introduction to Information Technology||4.5|
Sophia's US History I course builds student knowledge of key events and figures in the history of the United States from American prehistory through the era of Reconstruction. This course emphasizes critical thinking skills and consideration of multiple perspectives through the analysis of primary sources. Students will learn how to think like a historian and apply a historian's lens to real-world situations. Full Description
Category: Social Science
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This course uses problem-based learning and relatable real-world situations to help you understand historical events and eras. By evaluating multiple sources of information and points of view, you'll learn to think critically and contextually about history and its impact on the present.
This course encompasses key events and era in US History from prehistory and early settlers to the Civil War and Reconstruction. Themes, eras, and events include:
Assessments & Grading
This is a pass/fail course. You'll complete 12 Challenge assessments (these are like quizzes) and 4 Milestone assessments (these are like tests), with an overall score of 70% or better.
By the end of this course, you'll know how to analyze primary and secondary sources to form and defend your conclusions. You'll be able to think more like a historian by using different contextual lenses to understand events and eras through a variety of perspectives.
For more course details and Learning Outcomes, download the syllabus.
Hi Mitchell - congratulations on your most recent course completion! Regarding the questions in the assessments -- one technique we suggest is to first read the question, then jump into the related tutorial to determine your answer. Before submitting your answer, read the question again to ensure it makes sense given the context and root of the question. Our team of Learning Coaches is here to provide support and clarification as needed as you go through the course. Thank you!— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach
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