|Excelsior College Course||Credits||Sophia Course|
|Lower Division - Accounting/ Finance Core||3||Accounting||
|Applied Professional Credit||1||Developing Effective Teams||
|Lower Division - Elective||3||Introduction to Business||
|Upper Division - Business/ Project Management||3||Project Management||
|Vocational Mathematics (Beginning Algebra)||3||Foundations of College Algebra||
|English and Communication|
|Communication (GEN ED)||3||Conflict Resolution||
|Language Arts (GEN ED)||3||English Composition I||
|Lower Division (GEN ED)||3||Foundations of English Composition||
|Communication (GEN ED)||3||Visual Communications||
|Philosophy or Humanities (GEN ED.)||3||Ancient Greek Philosophers||
|Humanities (GEN ED)||3||Approaches to Studying Religions||
|Humanities (GEN ED)||3||Art History I||
|Humanities (GEN ED)||3||Introduction to Ethics||
|Math and Science|
|Natural Science/ Math (GEN ED.)||3||College Algebra||
|Natural Science/ Math (GEN ED)||3||Environmental Science||
|Natural Science/Math (GEN ED)||2||Foundations of Statistics||
|Natural Science/ Math (GEN ED)||3||Human Biology||
|Natural Science/ Math (GEN ED.)||3||Introduction to Statistics||
|Social Sciences (GEN ED)||3||Introduction to Psychology||
|Social Sciences (GEN ED.)||3||Introduction to Sociology||
|Social Sciences (GEN ED)||3||Macroeconomics||
|Social Sciences (GEN ED)||3||Microeconomics||
|Social Science (GEN ED)||3||US History I||
|Social Sciences (GEN ED)||3||US History II||
Sophia's Introduction to Information Technology course provides students with an overview of information systems including hardware and software components, networking, database management, and issues related to privacy, security and ethics. Students will learn how computers represent, store, and process information and how businesses and organizations use technology and information systems to make decisions. Full Description
Guaranteed to transfer to Excelsior College.
Everything you need to succeed is built right into our Sophia courses; there are no textbooks to buy, monthly subscriptions to pay for or any other added fees.
Sophia offers all of our students a free trial to make sure our courses are right for you. Sophia wants you to be completely satisfied with your learning experience. We offer a 30 day money back guarantee.
We offer a 3 part payment plan option to provide flexibility and allow students to fit courses into their budget.
There is no need to wait for the first day of class; with Sophia you can sign up and instantly start your education.
You pick your start date and work at your own pace on your phone, tablet or computer.
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This course uses problem-based learning to help you apply knowledge to real-life situations, giving you a deeper understanding of the material as it relates to the world around you.
Introduction to Information Technology gives you a general overview of information systems, security issues, and how businesses use technology and information systems. Topics include:
Assessments & Grading
This is a pass/fail course. You'll complete 12 Challenge assessments (these are like quizzes) and 4 Milestone assessments (these are like tests), with an overall score of 70% or better.
By the end of this class, you'll be able to define different types of hardware, software, operating systems and networks, apply HTML tags, and learn about IT tools used to maintain and evolve information systems.
For more course details and Learning Outcomes, download the syllabus.
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Sophia's college courses are guaranteed to transfer into a degree program at these partner institutions.
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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.