Low-Cost Undergraduate Credits
Earn General Education Credits for Less
Save up to $10,000—and get your bachelor's degree faster—by earning all of your general education credits through Sophia's self-paced, affordable Pathways for College Credit. Sophia's ACE-recommended courses are offered for much less than Capella's general education courses, with no hidden fees or additional textbook expenses.
Jump Start Your Degree Program with Sophia
Sophia courses are aligned with Capella's general education requirements and eligible for transfer to Capella and more than 2,000 other universities.
Capella's partnership with Sophia is another step in our goal to bring higher education to more students. We share a commitment to the effective delivery of high quality education and comprehensive support services to give you the best chance at success in your courses and career.
A Quicker Way to Succeed
Sophia's courses are self-paced, so you can begin when you are ready and finish in your own time, with no weekly assignments. When you start a Sophia course, you can choose from a 45-day or 60-day completion plan. Your plan is there to help you stay on track, but you are free to work ahead and finish as quickly as you like.
Find the General Education Credits You Need
Sophia provides courses that are directly applicable toward all of Capella's bachelor's degree programs. Capella requires a minimum of 6 quarter credits from each of the following categories:
- Natural Sciences and Mathematics
- Social Science
|Capella Requirement||Credits||Sophia Course|
|Humanities||3||Introduction to Art History|
|Humanities||3||Approaches to Studying Religions|
|Natural Science and Mathematics||4||College Algebra|
|Natural Science and Mathematics||3||Human Biology|
|Natural Science and Mathematics||3||Introduction to Statistics|
|Social Science||3||Introduction to Psychology|
|Social Science||3||Introduction to Sociology|
To view Capella's general education courses offerings, view your bachelor's degree program or contact your enrollment counselor.
To learn more, contact an enrollment counselor at 866.736.1743 or email us.
Learn more about Sophia's Pathways for College Credit program (1.2MB PDF).