A series of motions or acts arranged in order; a succession of acts or practices connectedly followed; as, a course of medicine; a course of lectures on chemistry.
A collection of units constructed in an approved way to form a program of study leading to one of the awards of the University (for example, an Associate Degree or Bachelor degree).
Otherwise known as a subject, a course is an individual study unit offered within a program and plan (for example, MATH1131 - Mathematics 1A). Students enrol in many courses to make up their program of study, some of which may be core courses (courses which need to be completed for a particular program) and some of which may be elective courses (where students are given a choice of courses). At UNSW, courses are identified by a four character alphabetic prefix which identifies the School or unit administering the course and a four digit numeric suffix eg. ECON1101 -Microeconomics 1.
'Course' is only used in a generic sense as in: 'the course of study involves six twenty-credit units per stage. It does not have any formal meaning in regard to the structure of the Programme
A course is a unit of study in a given discipline identified by a unique number and name. For example, AS/EN3320 6.0 Poetry of the United States, is a third year course offered by the Department of English in the Faculty of Arts.
A sequence of subjects which make up a degree or diploma.
Refers to the session or year-long subject in which you are enrolled.
A subject of study. Identified by Title and Number; for example: Accounting 1.
An organized unit of instruction or research. Types include lectures, recitations, laboratories, discussions, internships, clerkships, reading and conference, and independent study.
A single subject usually taken for one term, either quarter or semester.
A discrete entity of study in a subject, normally one semester's duration; eg HIST 1015 Ends of Empire.
The organized subject in which instruction is offered within a semester.
a particular subject in which instruction is offered within a given period of time - for example, a course in English.
a branch of study within a subject
a collection of closely related instructional components that have structure and sequence aimed at assisting learners to develop specific knowledge and skills
a complete body of prescribed studies constituting a curriculum, e
a component of a program (ie a subject)
a component of knowledge, which serves as the irreducible minimum building block in the curriculum or syllabus
a degree or diploma made up of a set number of units
a discrete unit of study offered by a school or department over a single semester
a distinct unit of study, which forms part of a program
a distinct unit of study within a program
a group of subjects leading to a particular award (eg Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Master)
a limited period of instruction with defined objectives designed to educate participants in clinical skills, techniques or procedures
a major unit of study
an individual subject studied as part of a program, eg
an introduction to biology for high school students, even though it is written at the college level, our text is not a biology-majors text
an organized unit of instruction or research within a discipline or subject area or one of the instructional subdivisions of a discipline or subject area
an organized unit of study extending over a semester, (e
a planned program of study with both broad and specific goals and with strategies for achieving those goals
a programme of lectures, reading, and assessment (e
a programme of study, made up of a collection of units engaged in by a group of learners as notified to OCNEMR
a programme of study made up of units which, upon satisfactory completion, will qualify the person for a University award, VET or other educational qualification offered by the University
a program of study leading to a qualification, e
a program of study, the successful completion of which shall satisfy requirements for admission to a degree or award of a certificate, diploma, advanced diploma, graduate diploma ora graduate certificate
a program of work which is accredited by a State/Territory Training Authority, and as a consequence is recognised nationally
a recognised activity, which means it gets funding from the New Zealand Defence Forces, as opposed to the Cadet Unit
a series of units/modules offered by a training provider
a seven-year program which provides the professional qualification for a career in medicine, as well as a broader education in the humanities, languages or social sciences
a seven-year program which provides the professional qualification for a career in medicine, as well as a general education in the humanities, social sciences and the languages and cultures of other people
a single class that meets regularly over a semester or session
a structured combination of approved units which when completed qualifies the student for an award from Curtin University of Technology
a subject or an instructional subdivision of a subject offered during a single term
a subject or unit to be delivered in one semester
a systematic plan of study which may utilize lecture, discussion, laboratory, recitation, seminar, workshop, studio, independent study, internship, or other similar teaching formats to facilitate learning for the student
a three-year full-time programme spanning six semesters, affiliated to the Bangalore University and approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
a unit of work extending through a semester or session
a unit of work in a particular subject normally extending through one semester or session, the completion of which normally carries credit toward the fulfillment of the requirements of
a program of units of study approved by the University. An award course consists of units leading to an award of the University. The requirements of each award course are described in the Handbook under the rules for each course.
(previously known as 'unit') A course is defined 'a course of instruction approved by the University as being a discrete part of the requirements for a program offered by the University'. Each approved course of the University is identified by a sequence of eight characters, consisting of a four character alphabetical prefix which identifies the discipline area and a four digit numeric suffix which identifies the course (eg JPNS1012 for Spoken Japenese 1).
Program of instruction with an associated credit value. Each course has a unique course code (for example, 20232A) and can have one or more sections. Course/Sec Course code plus section code (for example, 20232A-01).
is offered by a Faculty, usually described in the course catalog. A course has a standard syllabus and credit level, although these may be modified at the class level. Courses can contain multiple components such as lecture, discussion, and lab.
Courses are the specific topics you study. Most courses are taught and assessed over one semester and can consist of lectures and tutorials, lab workshops, assignments, tests and an examination. Each course has its own alphanumeric code by which it is identified. For example, BIOSCI 101 is a course you can study under the subject of Biology in a Bachelor of Science degree. It is a Stage I course because it has a 100 level number.
The basic units of instruction into which students are registered and for which grades may be assigned. University courses are approved for inclusion in the course catalogue.
The organized body of information or curriculum that will presented to the students.
A set of units comprising credit points to a particular value, and accredited by the Academic Board, which when satisfactorily completed by the student, normally entitles that student to the award of the appropriate certificate, diploma or degree.
an organized unit of study, instruction or learning that usually extends over a minimum of one semester, and may generate academic credits or be taken on a non-credit basis. Also called "program."
a specific field of study undertaken with a professor for a set period of time and for a specific number of units.
A 'course' is one of the individual components which make up the programme of study, and a 'programme' is the overall package of courses you take.
Activities and information, combined in electronic or print format, designed to help learners develop proficiency in a skill or gain knowledge of a given topic.
An individual study unit of the programme Course Unit or Module
Regularly scheduled class sessions of one to four hours per week during a semester. A degree program is made up of a specified number of required and elective courses and varies from subject to subject. The courses offered by IUB are usually assigned a prefix and a number (such as MAT101) for identification purposes.
a combination of subjects the successful completion of which, in accordance with the relevant requirements, will fulfill the prescribed requirements for a particular award.
a series of instruction and requirements leading to credit.
Formal unit of undergraduate curriculum.
A designated unit of curriculum; titled, and objective-focused segment of educationally significant content made up of modules, lessons, and other subject supporting exercises, focused on the capability level of an audience grouping.
A particular set of units leading to an award.
a program of study leading to an award, eg the Bachelor of Science course.
An externally accredited course of study which can lead to a qualification.
a single class which meets regularly over the period of a semester. Math 121 is a course. "Math" alone is not a course but a field of study.
A course is a set of classes delivered over the semester that cover a selected topic area. In some countries it is referred to as a â€˜subjectâ€™.
(also called subject, module or unit) A unit of education or training which can be completed on its own or as part of a program. Courses may also result in the attainment of one or more units of competency.
the combination of pre-study, teaching week, and assignment, uniquely identified by subject, date, and location (synonymous with module)
The overall title encompassing your subject or subjects e.g. BSc Hons Your Course
a component of study within a program
A confusing term! Strictly speaking, it's one of the subjects you will take in a degree - for example, first year Biology or a Women's Studies course in third year. However, it is sometimes used to describe the degree program itself.
A program of study in any UTS faculty. Award courses lead to the award of a university degree.
A specific subject of study.
the modules a student takes to make up their programme of study.
A class; also the Berea College unit of credit. Most courses meet 3-6 hours per week and carry one (1) course credit. A full credit course at Berea is equivalent to 4 semester hours or 6 quarter hours. Some courses carry 1/4, 1/2, 1 1/2, 2, or even 3 course credits. The Berea College Faculty have defined a course as a time commitment of class meetings, class preparation, laboratory, research, and/or study, etc., as equal to 10 to 12 hours per week. (Also see Earned Credit and Load Credit)
A complete integrated series of lessons which are identified by a common title and/or number.
A unit of study in a given discipline identified by a unique number and name in a given department. (See Course Description chapter for information concerning all related definitions.)
The typical unit of instruction from which students assemble their educational experience. Traditionally, a certain number of hours per week over the span of a semester, during which a particular set of subject matter is investigated under the guidance of a single teacher. The College Catalog contains descriptions of all courses offered by the college including information about credits earned, pre-requisites if any, type of instruction used, and specific content that will be studied.
A prescribed unit of study or instruction (credit or nonâ€‘credit) that is normally presented through a series of scheduled meetings of a class.
A course is a structured program of study including, where appropriate, practical experience. A course may lead to a recognised qualification. Where a course is a nationally recognised accredited course, the term 'course' is used, where a program is designed to lead to a qualification specified in a national training package, the term 'qualification' is used.
a unit of study for a semester or term.
means “course of study”—that is, a whole program of study leading to a degree or a diploma. We might use the term “major area” interchangeably with it.
A course is a series of classes, research, assignments and related activities, usually lasting one semester. A course is worth a certain number of credits. In a course, you study a specific topic within a broader academic area (a degree program or a certificate program). A degree program consists of a certain number of courses. For example, "The Human Services Worker" is a course in the Human Services degree program. Students usually take 1 to 4 courses each semester. The courses offered by QVCC each semester are listed in the Credit Course Schedule in the fall and in the spring. Not all of QVCC's courses are offered each semester, but the College Catalog lists all the College's courses. See also: Prerequisite.
A unit of study in a given discipline identified by a unique number and name in a given department. The weight or value of a course is defined as follows: a six-credit course normally consists of two contact hours per week taken over a ten-month period (September - June). A three-credit course is normally two contact hours per week conducted over a five-month period. A six-credit course denotes a full-credit course with 6.0 indicated as the course weight. A three-credit course is indicated with the 3.0 weight.
The collection of papers for which a student is enrolled in a particular semester or year.
A series of lectures, training sessions or days that comprise a discrete learning package.
A structured sequence of education and/or training that assists and promotes learning and the acquisition of a range of skills and knowledge (or competencies). In the university sector, a course is a collection of units constructed in an approved way to form a program of study leading to the completion of an award (eg a Bachelorâ€™s degree).
A programme of study, consisting of specified combinations of modules leading to a University Award and approved title, for example BSc (Hons) Environmental Management. All Courses are assigned to a University Academic Department/Centre (often referred to as theâ€™ hostâ€™ or â€˜leadâ€™ Department/Centre) which has overall responsibility for quality and standards. The combination of modules in a Course may include â€˜adopted modulesâ€™ from a University Department other than the â€˜hostâ€™ or â€˜leadâ€™ Department. Course codes are generated by Faculties or Departments.
A unit of study a student enrolls in during a semester.
Program of study necessary to qualify for an award at University.
Math, English, Art, History, Biology, Computers, and Accounting are examples of courses.
an approved unit/course of study or training which carries a discrete credit value and for which students are formally enrolled.
A set of units approved by the Academic Board, comprising credit points to a particular value which, when satisfactorily completed by a student, usually entitles that student to the award of the appropriate certificate, diploma or degree. A complete body of prescribed studies that make up a curriculum
A unit of study identified by title and course code normally offered within a program
an entire program of study made up of a set number of subjects.
A course is a unit of study covering one semester (for example ‘Communication and the Media') full-time student will normally take several courses each semester.()
A unit of academic work in a particular subject, normally one semester long, for which credit toward graduation is usually given.
a program of study lasting one semester (or one interterm) usually involving lectures, discussions, and/or laboratory experiences.
A set of lectures, seminars, and laboratory sessions dealing with a particular topic or number of related topics. Normally, courses at the University of Regina run over a whole semester and carry 3 credit hours.
This word can be used to mean either a Unit of Study (one of the units you might study in a semester), or a Programme of Study, which is the correct name for your whole course (for example, a Diploma or Degree)
A particular subject being studied. For example, a course in English.
A single component of a program of study, which includes classes, seminars and labs. Semester courses are approximately four months long.
a part of a programme of studies that is normally self-contained and assessed separately. Complete study programmes are normally composed of several courses.
A series of lectures or classes in a particular field that focus on a particular subject (e.g., ANTH 101, AGRI 228).
A unit of study relating to a specific academic discipline and identified by a course/subject name and number. All course names have abbreviations (e.g., Psychology 101 is often abbreviated to PSYCH 101). See the list of Undergraduate Course Abbreviations.
Each year of study of undergraduate and taught postgraduate programmes is composed of courses. A course is a unit of teaching and learning formally offered within the University, which carries credit expressed in credit points (see General Undergraduate Degree Programme Regulation 6) and which may contribute to a University award (certificate, diploma or degree).
Term used to describe the collection of elements that make up training on a given subject. Usually a course is broken up into lessons, sections, or modules but course is sometimes used interchangeably with these terms.
A course is the fundamental measure of study at University. When students apply to study at University they must select a suitable course, in doing this students must ensure that they have achieved the entry requirements. A course will consist of numerous units/modules, spread over two to three years. To achieve a pass in the course requires students to pass all units of which that course is composed.
A unit of academic instruction.
A single subject of study taken for one quarter or other specified period of time. Sometimes referred to as a class.
College or university instruction for which college credit hours are earned. Activity is used interchangeably with course through the FLA standards documents. Close
A unit of instruction that will be recorded on the student transcript with a final letter grade. Courses can have different credit values.
A discrete basic component of an academic program, a syllabus item, identified by a course name, area and catalogue number. Courses will be 3 or 4.5 units or multiples thereof, with a unit representing a minimum of 40 hours of student work, including contact and non-contact time.
a particular portion of a subject selected for study. A course is identified by a course number. For example, Psychology 1020.
An individual unit of study towards a qualification, identified by a course code and title and usually carrying a specified points value. (Refer to Course Reference Number). Details of courses are listed in the University's Course Catalogue and on the University website.
A Principal Subject in respect of Dual Honours awards or a collection of modules grouped under a specific title, the details of which have been approved by Senate as leading to appropriate End Qualifications and Intermediate Awards.
A structured and integrated program of education or training, usually consisting of a number of modules (subjects) or shorter programs, and leading to the award of a qualification.
A particular part of a subject studied, such as English 115.