Wordlist: Courses of study - List 2

 

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    • psychology(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the study of the human mind and human behavior
    • Example:
      • Do you want to study psychology?
    • education[ɛdjuːkeɪʃn](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the process or art of imparting knowledge, skill and judgment
    • Example:
      • She needs to study education in order to become a teacher.
    • medicine[ˈmɛdəsɪn](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the study of the cause, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of disease or illness
    • Example:
      • At some universities the study of medicine takes longer than many other courses of study.
    • biology[ˌba.ˈjɔ.lə.dʒɪ](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the study of all life or living matter; the structure, function, and behavior of an organism or type of organism
    • Example:
      • Tim especially likes his biology teacher.
    • chemistry[ˈkɛm.ɪ.stri](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the branch of natural science that deals with the composition and constitution of substances and the changes that they undergo as a consequence of alterations in the constitution of their molecules
    • Example:
      • I want to major in chemistry and minor in biology.
    • physics[ˈfɪz.ɪks](noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • the branch of science concerned with the study of properties and interactions of space, time, matter and energy
    • Example:
      • Newtonian physics was extended by Einstein to explain the effects of travelling near the speed of light.
    • mathematics[mæθ(ə)ˈmætɨks](noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • an abstract representational system used in the study of numbers, shapes, structure and change and the relationships between these concepts
    • Example:
      • In many cases, the mathematics involved are deep and complicated.
      • Synonym(s):
        maths, math (AE)
    • computer science(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the study of computers and their computer architecture, computer languages, and applications, in all aspects, as well as the mathematical structures that relate to computers and computation
    • Example:
      • Johnny has studied computer science.
      • Synonym(s):
        computing
    • engineering[ˌen.dʒɪˈnɪə.rɪŋ](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the profession in which a knowledge of the mathematical and natural sciences gained by study, experience, and practice is applied with judgment to develop ways to economically use the materials and forces of nature for the benefit of mankind
    • Example:
      • I advised him to take a course in engineering since he's into cars.
    • economics[ˌɛkəˈnɒmɪks](noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • the study of resource allocation, distribution and consumption, of capital and investment and of management of the factors of production
    • Example:
      • Anna preferred the study of education to the study of economics.
    • Business Administration(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the performance or management of business operations and thus the making or implementing of major decisions in economics
    • Example:
      • If you're interested in working at a bank, you might want to study Business Administration.
 

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        mathematics
        an abstract representational system used in the study of numbers, shapes, structure and change and the relationships between these concepts
        Business Administration
        the performance or management of business operations and thus the making or implementing of major decisions in economics
        psychology
        the study of the human mind and human behavior
        education
        the process or art of imparting knowledge, skill and judgment
        chemistry
        the branch of natural science that deals with the composition and constitution of substances and the changes that they undergo as a consequence of alterations in the constitution of their molecules
        computer science
        the study of computers and their computer architecture, computer languages, and applications, in all aspects, as well as the mathematical structures that relate to computers and computation
        physics
        the branch of science concerned with the study of properties and interactions of space, time, matter and energy
        biology
        the study of all life or living matter; the structure, function, and behavior of an organism or type of organism
        economics
        the study of resource allocation, distribution and consumption, of capital and investment and of management of the factors of production
        medicine
        the study of the cause, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of disease or illness
        engineering
        the profession in which a knowledge of the mathematical and natural sciences gained by study, experience, and practice is applied with judgment to develop ways to economically use the materials and forces of nature for the benefit of mankind
         
         
         
         
         

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