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University of Maryland Global Campus 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

University of Maryland Global Campus 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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Take one or many of our highly-rated courses. Complete all the required assessments with an overall score of 70% or above and go onto the next one.

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Select from Sophia courses that fit your degree program at UMGC.

If you're unsure which courses are applicable toward your program, we recommend reviewing our course list with an advisor from your school to find the best options.


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UMGC's Degree Programs
Sophia Course UMGC Course Credits Rating
Business Communication Business Communication HRMN 302 Organizational Communication (Lower-Level Credit Only) 3
Business Ethics Business Ethics BMGT 496 Business Ethics (Lower Level Credit Only) 3
Business Law Business Law BMGT 380 Business Law I (Lower Level Credit Only) 3
Developing Effective Teams Developing Effective Teams BMGT Elective 1
Financial Accounting Financial Accounting ACCT 220 Principles of Accounting I 3
Introduction to Business Introduction to Business BMGT 110 Introduction to Business and Management 3
Personal Finance Personal Finance FINC 321 Fundamentals of Building Wealth (Lower Level Credit Only) 3
Principles of Finance Principles of Finance FINC 331 Finance for the Non-financial Manager (Lower Level Credit Only) 3
Principles of Management Principles of Management BMGT 364 Management and Org Theory 3
Project Management Project Management BMGT 487 Project Management I (Lower Level Credit Only) 3
The Essentials of Managing Conflict The Essentials of Managing Conflict BMGT Elective 1
Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution SPCH Elective 3
English Composition I English Composition I WRTG 111 Academic Writing I 3
English Composition II English Composition II WRTG 112 Academic Writing II 3
Foundations of English Composition Foundations of English Composition EDCP 103 Fundamentals of Writing and Grammar 3
Public Speaking Public Speaking SPCH 100 Foundations of Oral Communication 3
Workplace Communication Workplace Communication COMM Elective 3
Workplace Writing I Workplace Writing I WRTG Elective 3
Workplace Writing II Workplace Writing II WRTG 112 Academic Writing II 3
Computer Science and IT
Introduction to Networking Introduction to Networking CMIT 265 Fundamentals of Networking 3
Elective & Other
Career Readiness Career Readiness Elective 3
College Readiness College Readiness Elective 3
Introduction to Career Readiness Introduction to Career Readiness Elective 1
Student Success Student Success Elective 1
Visual Communications Visual Communications GRCO 100 Intro to Graphic Communication 3
Ancient Greek Philosophers Ancient Greek Philosophers PHIL Elective 3
Approaches to Studying Religions Approaches to Studying Religions HUMN Elective 3
Art History I Art History I ARTH 372 History of Western Art I (Lower Level Credit Only) 3
Art History II Art History II ARTH 373 History of Western Art II (Lower Level Credit Only) 3
Critical Thinking Critical Thinking PHIL 110 Practical Reasoning 3
Introduction to Ethics Introduction to Ethics PHIL Elective 3
U.S. History I U.S. History I HIST 156 History of the United States to 1865 3
U.S. History II U.S. History II HIST 157 History of the United States Since 1865 3
Spanish I Spanish I Span 111 Elementary Spanish I 3
Spanish II Spanish II SPAN 112 Elementary Spanish II 3
Calculus I Calculus I Math 140 Calculus I 4
College Algebra College Algebra MATH 107 College Algebra 3
Foundations of Statistics Foundations of Statistics STAT Elective 2
Introduction to College Mathematics Introduction to College Mathematics MATH 105 Topics for Mathematical Literacy 3
Introduction to Statistics Introduction to Statistics STAT 200 Introduction to Statistics 3
Precalculus Precalculus MATH 115 Pre-Calculus 3
Anatomy and Physiology I Anatomy and Physiology I BIOL 201 Anat & Phys I (Lecture Only) 3
Anatomy and Physiology I Lab Anatomy and Physiology I Lab BIOL 201 Anat & Phys I (Lab Only) 1
Environmental Science Environmental Science BIOL 211 Environmental Science 3
Human Biology Human Biology BIOL 160 Human Biology 3
Human Biology Lab Human Biology Lab BIOL 161 Lab In Human Biology 1
Introduction to Chemistry Introduction to Chemistry CHEM Elective (Satisfies Science Lecture Only) 3
Introduction to Chemistry Lab Introduction to Chemistry Lab CHEM Elective (Satisfies Science Lab Only) 1
Introduction to Nutrition Introduction to Nutrition NUTR 100 Elements of Nutrition 3
Microbiology Microbiology BIOL 230 Microbiology (Lecture Only) 3
Microbiology Lab Microbiology Lab BIOL 230 Microbiology (Lab Only) 1
Social Science
Introduction to Psychology Introduction to Psychology PSYC 100 Introduction to Psychology 3
Introduction to Sociology: Embracing Diversity and Collaboration Introduction to Sociology SOCY 100 Introduction to Sociology 3
Macroeconomics Macroeconomics ECON 201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Microeconomics Microeconomics ECON 203 Principles of Microeconomics 3
U.S. Government U.S. Government GVPT 170 American Government 3
Technology & Computing
IT Career Exploration IT Career Exploration SDEV Elective 1
Introduction to Information Technology Introduction to Information Technology IFSM 201 Concepts and Applications of Information Technology 3
Introduction to Java Programming Introduction to Java Programming CMIS 141 Introductory Programming 3
Introduction to Python Programming Introduction to Python Programming CMIS 102 Introduction to Problem Solving and Algorithm Design 3
Introduction to Relational Databases Introduction to Relational Databases CMIS 320 Relational Database Concepts and Applications (Lower Level Credit Only) 3
Introduction to Web Development Introduction to Web Development CMST 385 Principles of Web Design and Technology I (Lower Level Credit Only) 3

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UMGC has not formally confirmed credit transfer for these courses. Please contact the school for approval.

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I love this course it was amazing and i finished so fast i thought i would take all summer or part of my summer for this! I will definetly be using Sophia again if the classes i need are allowed too be transferred because not all of them are but if they were i would just do school on here thank you so much i really needed this class off my back!
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