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GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES

A flexible, general education option that’s included for Capella students

Complete general education courses with Sophia Learning, our affiliate. Credits you earn with Sophia can be applied toward your Capella bachelor’s program.

Benefits and details

Flexible and self-paced – take courses anytime, anywhere, from your laptop, tablet, or mobile device.

Gen ed courses included

Capella students receive access to ACE® Credit-recommended courses for college-level credit from our affiliate, Sophia Learning.

Self-paced learning

Courses are designed to be completed in 60 days.

Learning coaches

Contact a coach by email, phone or live chat for free help and support. 

ACE® Credit-recommended

Potentially transfer credit to more than 290 colleges and universities.*

*The American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE® Credit) has evaluated and recommended college-level credit for 25 of Sophia’s online courses. Sophia’s courses are ACE® Credit recommended for transfer to many colleges and universities.

A simple way to complete your gen ed requirements

Capella students receive access to ACE® Credit-recommended courses for college-level credit from our affiliate, Sophia Learning. Sophia is intended for learners in our GuidedPath format; learners who will begin a program in the FlexPath format must complete any Sophia courses or other transfer work prior to enrolling. Talk to your enrollment counselor to learn more.*

*All transfer and Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit must be completed prior to starting any program in the FlexPath format. Any professional certification or external courses taken concurrently with FlexPath enrollment cannot be recognized in the Capella degree program.

Find funding options

We’re here to help you find ways to pay for college. Capella’s financial aid advisors are available to guide you, or you can download our step-by-step Financing Guide.