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American Public University has teamed up with Sophia to help you complete your degree more quickly and affordably. Available anytime, anywhere, and accessible by most any device, Sophia's self-paced courses let you earn general education credits on your schedule. View the course chart below to find the right courses that will help you complete your degree.

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Save Time and Money with College Courses from Sophia

American Public University has teamed up with Sophia to help you complete your degree more quickly and affordably. Available anytime, anywhere, and accessible by most any device, Sophia's self-paced courses let you earn general education credits on your schedule. View the course chart below to find the right courses that will help you complete your degree.

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American Public University's Degree Programs
Sophia Course APU Course Equivalence Credits Rating
Arts & Humanities
Ancient Greek Philosophers Ancient Greek Philosophers Arts & Humanities / Humanities 3
6793
Art History I Art History I Arts & Humanities / Humanities 3
36988
Art History II Art History II Arts & Humanities / Humanities 3
15506
Critical Thinking Critical Thinking PHIL110: Critical Thinking 3
6477
Introduction to Ethics Introduction to Ethics PHIL200: Introduction to Ethics 3
33732
Visual Communications Visual Communications Arts & Humanities / Humanities 3
37643
Business
Business Communication Business Communication ENGL226: Effective Business Communication 3
3317
Business Ethics Business Ethics MGMT200 3
2078
Business Law Business Law BUSN311: Law and Ethics in the Business Environment 3
11688
Financial Accounting Financial Accounting ACCT100: Accounting I /ACCT105 Accounting for Non-Accounting Majors (course is interchangeable) 3
26722
Introduction to Business Introduction to Business BUSN100: Basics of Business 3
35213
Introduction to Statistics Introduction to Statistics MATH120: Introduction to Statistics 3
44568
Managerial Accounting Managerial Accounting ACCT101: Accounting II 3
2143
Personal Finance Personal Finance BUSN235: Personal Finance 3
7753
Principles of Finance Principles of Finance FINC300: Foundations of Financial Management 3
21852
Principles of Management Principles of Management MGMT310 3
9680
Project Management Project Management BUSN333: Project Management for Business Analysts 3
35496
Communication
English Composition I English Composition I ENGL101: Proficiency in Writing or ENGL110: Making Writing Relevant 3
15130
English Composition II English Composition II ENGL102: Effectiveness in Writing or ENGL115: Argumentation and Rhetoric 3
8027
Public Speaking Public Speaking COMM200: Public Speaking 3
6354
Workplace Communication Workplace Communication ENGL226: Effective Business Communication or ENGL225: Business Writing 3
15186
Workplace Writing I Workplace Writing I ENGL110: Making Writing Relevant 3
796
Workplace Writing II Workplace Writing II ENGL115: Argumentation and Rhetoric 3
1053
Elective
Approaches to Studying Religions Approaches to Studying Religions RELS101: Introduction to the Study of Religions (Elective-only course; not Arts & Humanities) 3
3757
Career Readiness Career Readiness Elective Only 3
1844
College Readiness College Readiness Elective Only 3
18559
Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution Elective Only 3
28830
Developing Effective Teams Developing Effective Teams Elective Only 1
45317
Foundations of English Composition Foundations of English Composition ENGL100: The Processes & Principles of Composition (Elective-only; not English & Communication) 3
4643
Human Biology Lab Human Biology Lab Elective Only 1
2127
IT Career Exploration IT Career Exploration Elective only 1
2426
Introduction to Career Readiness Introduction to Career Readiness Elective Only 1
976
Introduction to Chemistry Lab Introduction to Chemistry Lab Elective Only 1
827
Microbiology Lab Microbiology Lab Elective Only; paired with Microbiology, the full 4 semester hours are equivalent to BIOL202: Principles of Microbiology with Lab 1
619
The Essentials of Managing Conflict The Essentials of Managing Conflict Elective Only 1
24390
History
Topics in U.S. History: Learn from the Past, Prepare for the Future Topics in U.S. History General Education History 3
1691
U.S. History I U.S. History I HIST101: American History to 1877 3
6611
U.S. History II U.S. History II HIST102: American History since 1877 3
2146
Language
French I French I FREN100: French 1 3
147
Spanish I Spanish I SPAN100: Gen Ed Arts & Humanities 3
3148
Spanish II Spanish II SPAN101: Spanish II 3
697
Mathematics
Calculus I Calculus I MATH225: Calculus 4
4252
College Algebra College Algebra MATH110: College Algebra 3
38823
Foundations of Statistics Foundations of Statistics MATH120: Intro to Statistics 2
6245
Introduction to College Mathematics Introduction to College Mathematics MATH125: Math for Liberal Arts Majors 3
9512
Precalculus Precalculus MATH112: Pre-Calculus 3
1384
Natural Sciences
Anatomy and Physiology I Anatomy and Physiology I BIOL 181 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology 3
3496
Anatomy and Physiology I Lab Anatomy and Physiology I Lab Elective Credit (BIOL250 if lecture + lab are completed) 1
1012
Anatomy and Physiology II
New
Anatomy and Physiology II General Education Natural Sciences requirement or Elective credit. 3
300
Anatomy and Physiology II Lab
New
Anatomy and Physiology II Lab Elective credit (If Anatomy and Physiology II and Lab are completed, the 4 semester hour total is equivalent to our BIOL251 – Human Anatomy and Physiology with Lab II course) 1
85
Environmental Science Environmental Science EVSP180: Introduction to Environmental Science 3
29555
Human Biology Human Biology BIOL181: Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology 3
39205
Introduction to Chemistry Introduction to Chemistry CHEM180 3
5383
Introduction to Nutrition Introduction to Nutrition SPHE295: Foundations of Nutrition 3
20338
Microbiology Microbiology SCIN202: Introduction to Microbiology 3
2101
Science
Health, Fitness, and Wellness
New
Health, Fitness, and Wellness PBHE209 – Wellness: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention 3
452
Social Science
Introduction to Psychology Introduction to Psychology PSYC101: Introduction to Psychology 3
16065
Introduction to Sociology: Embracing Diversity and Collaboration Introduction to Sociology SOCI111: Introduction to Sociology 3
7495
Lifespan Development Lifespan Development Elective 3
2411
Macroeconomics Macroeconomics ECON102: Macroeconomics / ECON202: Macroeconomics (course is interchangeable) 3
13608
Microeconomics Microeconomics ECON101: Microeconomics / ECON201: Microeconomics (course is interchangeable) 3
9358
U.S. Government U.S. Government POLS210: American Government I 3
3437
Technology
Introduction to Information Technology Introduction to Information Technology ITCC121: Introduction to Computer Science 3
35731
Introduction to Java Programming Introduction to Java Programming ENTD200: Fundamentals of Programming 3
2789
Introduction to Networking Introduction to Networking ISSC231 3
1888
Introduction to Python Programming Introduction to Python Programming ENTD 220 Introduction to Python 3
3112
Introduction to Relational Databases Introduction to Relational Databases INFO221: Relational Databases Concepts 3
5377
Introduction to Web Development Introduction to Web Development WEBD121: Intermediate Web Development 3
18698

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