Sophia Pathways

Undergraduate General Education Alternatives – Save Time and Money

SOPHIALow-Cost Option for General Education CoursesTo meet our mission of making higher education affordable and attainable, we have partnered with Sophia Pathways to give you more choices, and reduce the total cost of your degree and the time needed to earn it.

Sophia Pathways offers general education courses that meet general education requirements at American Sentinel University, in a flexible, self-paced format. You decide when to start and complete each course, so you’re able to earn credits, and your degree, faster. Learn more.

Flexible Courses that Meet General Education Requirements

Sophia Pathways courses are ACE Credit®-recommended for potential acceptance at more than 2,000 colleges and universities. There are no text books to buy and no additional fees. Because they’re self-paced, you can take Sophia courses anytime you like — concurrently with American Sentinel courses, or breaks, whatever fits your busy life.

The American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 15 of Sophia’s online courses. More than 2,000 colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT recommendations in determining the applicability to their course and degree programs.

Talk to an American Sentinel Admissions Advisor to learn more about which Sophia Pathways courses will transfer into your degree.

Sophia Pathways Course General Education Category American Sentinel Course Equivalent Credits
Approaches to Studying Religions Humanities PHI215 Philosophy of Religions 3
College Algebra Science, Mathematics and Information Technology MA120 College Algebra or MA101 College Mathematics 3
Conflict Resolution Behavioral and Social Sciences No course equivalent, but Conflict Resolution is accepted as 3 credit hours in the Behavioral and Social Sciences category 3
English Composition I Communication Competency ENG110 English Composition I or ENG105 Beginning Writing 3
Environmental Science Science, Mathematics and Information Technology No course equivalent, but Environmental Science is accepted as 3 credit hours in the Science, Mathematics and Information Technology category 3
Foundations of English Composition Communication Competency ENG105 3
Human Biology Science, Mathematics and Information Technology BIO130 Introduction to Biology 3
Introduction to Art History Humanities No course equivalent, but Introduction to Art History is accepted as 3 credit hours in the Humanities category 3
Introduction to Ethics Humanities No course equivalent, but Introduction to Ethics is accepted as 3 credit hours in the Humanities Category 3
Introduction to Information Technology Science, Mathematics and Information Technology No course equivalent, but Introduction to Information Technology is accepted as 3 credit hours in the Science, Mathematics and Information Technology Category 3
Introduction to Psychology Behavioral and Social Sciences No course equivalent, but Introduction to Psychology is accepted as 3 credit hours in the Behavioral and Social Sciences category 3
Introduction to Sociology Behavioral and Social Sciences No course equivalent, but Introduction to Sociology is accepted as 3 credit hours in the Behavioral and Social Sciences category 3
Introduction to Statistics Science, Mathematics and Information Technology MA215 Statistics 3
Macroeconomics Behavioral and Social Sciences No course equivalent, but Macroeconomics is accepted as 3 credit hours in the Behavioral and Social Sciences category 3
Microeconomics Behavioral and Social Sciences No course equivalent, but Microeconomics is accepted as 3 credit hours in the Behavioral and Social Sciences category 3
Public Speaking Communication Competency No course equivalent, but Public Speaking is accepted as 3 credit hours in the Communication Competency category 3
US History I Humanities and/or Behavioral and Social Sciences No course equivalent, but US History I is accepted as 3 credit hours in the Behavioral and Social Sciences category 3
US History II Humanities and/or Behavioral and Social Sciences No course equivalent, but US History II is accepted as 3 credit hours in the Behavioral and Social Sciences category 3
Visual Communications Communication Competency No course equivalent, but Introduction to Sociology is accepted as 3 credit hours in the Humanities and/or Behavioral and Social Sciences category 3