Wordlist: Courses of study - List 1

 

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    • course of study, courses of study(noun)
    • Definition:
      • the kind of subject which one studies at a university
    • Example:
      • The university offers more than 20 different courses of study.
    • correspondance course, correspondance courses(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a course of study which one studies at home, receiving materials from a university and sending in various completed tasks
    • Example:
      • Next to my regular job I'm going to do a correspondance course in economics.
    • major in(phrasal verb)
    • Definition:
      • to take (something) as one's major field of study in an institute of tertiary education (such as a college or university)
    • Example:
      • John majored in Computer Science, while Jane majored in Art.
    • minor in(phrasal verb)
    • Definition:
      • to take (something) as one's minor field of study, next to the major, in an institute of tertiary education (such as a college or university)
    • Example:
      • She majored in Arts and minored in Music.
    • journalism[dʒɜnɛlɪzm](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the aggregating, writing, editing, and presenting of news or news articles for widespread distribution, typically in periodical print publications and broadcast news media, for the purpose of informing the audience
    • Example:
      • Last year, he majored in journalism.
    • law[lɔː](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the body of rules and standards issued by a government, or to be applied by courts and similar authorities
    • Example:
      • I want to study law at the university of Philadelphia.
    • political science(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the analytical study of government and public policies, past, present, and prospective
    • Example:
      • Do they offer any courses in political science?
    • geography[dʒɪˈɒɡrəfi](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the study of the physical structure and inhabitants of the Earth; the physical structure of a particular region
    • Example:
      • He's really into geography at the moment.
    • history[ˈhɪstəri](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the branch of knowledge that studies the past; the assessment of notable events
    • Example:
      • He teaches history at the university.
    • archaeology[ˌɑː(ɹ).kiˈɒl.ə.dʒi](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the study of the past through material remains, often focused upon the life and culture of ancient peoples, but also applied to the more recent past
    • Example:
      • Joan took an archaeology course last semester.
    • art[ɑːt](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the conscious production or arrangement of sounds, colours, forms, movements, or other elements in a manner that affects the sense of beauty, specifically the production of the beautiful in a graphic or plastic medium
    • Example:
      • There is a debate as to whether graffiti is art or vandalism.
    • architecture(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the art and science of designing buildings and other structures
    • Example:
      • The architecture throughout NYC is amazing.
    • theology[θi.ˈɑ.lə.dʒi](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the study of a god or gods and the truthfulness of religion in general; an organized method of interpreting spiritual works and beliefs into practical form
    • Example:
      • What do you think of that theology professor?
    • philosophy[fɪlˈɒsəfi](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • an academic discipline that seeks truth through reasoning rather than empiricism
    • Example:
      • Philosophy is often divided into five major branches: logic, metaphysics, epistemology, ethics and aesthetics.
 

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        minor in
        to take (something) as one's minor field of study, next to the major, in an institute of tertiary education (such as a college or university)
        law
        the body of rules and standards issued by a government, or to be applied by courts and similar authorities
        art
        the conscious production or arrangement of sounds, colours, forms, movements, or other elements in a manner that affects the sense of beauty, specifically the production of the beautiful in a graphic or plastic medium
        correspondance course
        a course of study which one studies at home, receiving materials from a university and sending in various completed tasks
        philosophy
        an academic discipline that seeks truth through reasoning rather than empiricism
        architecture
        the art and science of designing buildings and other structures
        course of study
        the kind of subject which one studies at a university
        archaeology
        the study of the past through material remains, often focused upon the life and culture of ancient peoples, but also applied to the more recent past
        geography
        the study of the physical structure and inhabitants of the Earth; the physical structure of a particular region
        major in
        to take (something) as one's major field of study in an institute of tertiary education (such as a college or university)
        history
        the branch of knowledge that studies the past; the assessment of notable events
        political science
        the analytical study of government and public policies, past, present, and prospective
        journalism
        the aggregating, writing, editing, and presenting of news or news articles for widespread distribution, typically in periodical print publications and broadcast news media, for the purpose of informing the audience
        theology
        the study of a god or gods and the truthfulness of religion in general; an organized method of interpreting spiritual works and beliefs into practical form
         
         
         
         
         

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