The following institutions accept both Sophia and HCC transfer credit: Bellevue University, Colorado State University Global, Franklin University, Grand Canyon University, Purdue Global University, Southern New Hampshire University, University of Maryland Global Campus, University of Phoenix, and Western Governors University
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Save Time and Money with College Courses from Sophia

Take courses that transfer to Houston Community College for just $99/month

We’re proud to partner with Houston Community College and University of Phoenix to develop degree pathways, a program to help students save money and time with transfer credits toward their degree goals.

Health Management Pathway
Technology Pathway
Management Pathway

Note:
1. HCC does not accept transcripts or records via Credly.
2. Students who complete Sophia courses and seek HCC transfer credit for such courses must (I) be enrolled at HCC as students in good standing and (II) meet course and program requirements. HCC will then award transfer credit under these conditions.
3. Credit by exam as well as ACE recommended credit accepted by HCC may not be accepted by other higher education institutions. Please check with the institution first.

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Houston Community College

Save Time and Money with College Courses from Sophia

We’re proud to partner with Houston Community College and University of Phoenix to develop degree pathways, a program to help students save money and time with transfer credits toward their degree goals.

Health Management Pathway
Technology Pathway
Management Pathway

Note:
1. HCC does not accept transcripts or records via Credly.
2. Students who complete Sophia courses and seek HCC transfer credit for such courses must (I) be enrolled at HCC as students in good standing and (II) meet course and program requirements. HCC will then award transfer credit under these conditions.
3. Credit by exam as well as ACE recommended credit accepted by HCC may not be accepted by other higher education institutions. Please check with the institution first.

or
No credit card required
Free trial never expires

How It Works

Here's how Sophia works with your degree at Houston Community College.

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Try Sophia for Free

Get started with a free trial and experience Sophia's smart, user-friendly courseroom. Sample as many of our college-level online courses as you'd like, get to know the instructors, and see if Sophia is right for you.

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  • Meet the instructors
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Become a Member

Save time and money earning your degree when you become a Sophia member. Our online and on-demand courses help you knock out your general education requirements fast and on your terms.

  • Gain unlimited access
  • 60+ on-demand courses
  • Only $99 a month

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Take Courses

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.

  • Take as many (or as few) as you want
  • Go at your own pace
  • Courses are pass-fail

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Transfer Credit

When you complete a course, Sophia will send you a congratulatory email letting you know we automatically sent your transcript to Houston Community College.

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Membership Plans & Pricing

Try any course for free and when you're ready, choose a membership plan to get unlimited access to 30+ courses.

1 Month

You want to work quickly through one or two courses.

$99

Per month. Auto-renews.

4 Months

You want to knock out several gen eds over a few months.

25% savings
$299

For four months. Auto-renews.

Best deal

12 Months

You prefer to work through courses at a slower pace.

50% savings
$599

Per year. Auto-renews.

Courses

Select from Sophia courses that fit your degree program at Houston Community College.

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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Sophia Learning Course Houston Community College Course HCC Equivalent Course Credit Rating
Business
Business Communication Business Communication ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing 3
3372
Business Ethics Business Ethics BMGT 1341 Business Ethics 3
2131
Business Law Business Law BUSG 2305 Business Law/Contracts 3
11767
Financial Accounting Financial Accounting ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting 1 3
26856
Introduction to Business Introduction to Business BUSI 1301 Introduction to Business 3
35392
Personal Finance Personal Finance BUSI 1307 Personal Finance 3
7801
Principles of Finance Principles of Finance BUSG 1303 Principles of Finance 3
22012
Principles of Management Principles of Management BMGT 1327 Principles of Management 3
9769
Project Management Project Management BMGT 1301 Supervision 3
35697
Career Success
Introduction to Career Readiness Introduction to Career Readiness GUST 1170 First Year Experience 1
987
Computer Science and IT
Introduction to Information Technology Introduction to Information Technology ITSC 1309 Integrated Computer Applications 3
35944
Introduction to Java Programming Introduction to Java Programming COSC 1336 Programming Fundamentals I 3
2834
Introduction to Python Programming Introduction to Python Programming COSC 1336 Programming Fundamentals I 3
3154
Introduction to Web Development Introduction to Web Development ITSC 1319 Web Page Development 3
18826
English and Communication
Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution SPCH 8100 Speech Core Elective 3
28953
English Composition I English Composition I ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
15231
English Composition II English Composition II ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
8062
Public Speaking Public Speaking SPCH 1315 Public Speaking 3
6402
Visual Communications Visual Communications ARTS 8100 Visual Arts Core Elective 3
37852
Workplace Communication Workplace Communication SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication 3
15228
Humanities
Ancient Greek Philosophers Ancient Greek Philosophers PHIL 8100 Philosophy Core Elective 3
6848
Approaches to Studying Religions Approaches to Studying Religions PHIL 1304 Intro to World Religions 3
3781
Art History I Art History I ARTS 1303 Art History I 3
37046
Art History II Art History II ARTS 1304 Art History II 3
15578
Introduction to Ethics Introduction to Ethics PHIL 2305 Introduction to Ethics 3
33936
Language
French I French I French 1: LANG 1311 3
153
Spanish I Spanish I Spanish 1: LANG 1311 3
3191
Spanish II Spanish II Spanish 2: LANG 1312 3
706
Math and Science
Calculus I Calculus I Math 2413 Calculus I 4
4311
College Algebra College Algebra MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
39008
Environmental Science Environmental Science GEOL 1305 Environmental Science 3
29751
Human Biology Human Biology BIOL 1308 Introductory Biology 3
39383
Human Biology Lab Human Biology Lab BIOL 1108 Introductory Biology Lab 1
2164
Introduction to Chemistry Introduction to Chemistry CHEM 1305 3
5456
Introduction to Chemistry Lab Introduction to Chemistry Lab CHEM 1105 Introductory Chemistry Lab 1
841
Introduction to College Mathematics Introduction to College Mathematics MATH 1332 Math for Liberal Arts 3
9637
Introduction to Nutrition Introduction to Nutrition BIOL 1322 Nutrition 3
20595
Introduction to Statistics Introduction to Statistics MATH 1342 Statistics 3
44814
Precalculus Precalculus MATH 2312 Precalculus 3
1402
Social Science
Introduction to Psychology Introduction to Psychology PSYC 2301 Introduction to Psychology 3
16124
Introduction to Sociology: Embracing Diversity and Collaboration Introduction to Sociology SOCI 1301 Intro to Sociology 3
7559
Lifespan Development Lifespan Development PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth & Development 3
2532
Macroeconomics Macroeconomics ECON 2301 Macroeconomics 3
13803
Microeconomics Microeconomics ECON 2302 Microeconomics 3
9501
Topics in U.S. History: Learn from the Past, Prepare for the Future Topics in U.S. History HIST 8100 History Core Elective 3
1704
U.S. Government U.S. Government GOVT 2304 Introduction to Government 3
3485
U.S. History I U.S. History I HIST 1301 United States History I 3
6731
U.S. History II U.S. History II HIST 1302 United States History II 3
2178
Other Courses
College Readiness College Readiness EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3
18607

Other Sophia Courses

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