|USSA Course||USSA Equivalent Credit||Sophia Course|
|Elective||1||Developing Effective Teams||
|Elective||3||Introduction to Business||
|English and Communication|
|English||3||Foundations of English Composition||
|Humanities||3||Approaches to Studying Religions||
|Humanities||3||Art History I||
|Humanities||3||Introduction to Ethics||
|Math and Science|
|Math||3||Foundations of College Algebra||
|Math||2||Foundations of Statistics||
|Natural Science||3||Human Biology||
|Math||4||Introduction to Statistics||
|Social/Behavioral Science||3||Introduction to Psychology||
|Social/Behavioral Science||3||Introduction to Sociology||
|Social Science||3||US History I||
|Social Science||3||US History II||
|CIS Computer Applications||3||Introduction to Information Technology||
Sophia’s Visual Communications Pathway provides an introduction to basic concepts of visual design, helping you apply these concepts in context. In this Pathway, you will explore visual theories of communications and key elements and principles of design, with an emphasis on color, typography, and layout. In this Pathway, you will learn how to analyze a visual design and will understand the role that visual designs play in today’s society. Full Description
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Sophia's Visual Communications course helps you gain an understanding of the essentials of communicating visually and to apply this understanding in context. In this course, you will explore visual theories and learn about the key elements and principles of visual design, with a focus on color, typography, layout, and design analysis. This course emphasizes real-world context and the role that visual communications play in today's society.
Assessments & Grading
This is a pass/fail course. You'll complete 9 Challenge assessments (these are like quizzes) and 3 Milestone assessments (this are like tests) with an overall score of 70% or better.
At the end of the course you'll be able to:
Sophia's college courses are guaranteed to transfer* into a degree program at these featured partner institutions.
*Sophia has transfer arrangements with these partners, but always check with your college to confirm transferability into your program.
You can pay for your Sophia Pathways courses in 3 installments.
Here's how it works:
You will be able to pay the balance earlier through a link in your Sophia course. Sophia will not be able to release your course transcript(s) until your tuition balance is paid in full.