The field or career you want to study. For example, business, psychology, engineering, and computer science are majors.
The subject of study in which the student chooses to specialize in.
A major is the principal subject or area of concentration within a Bachelor Degree.
The subject or subject areas upon which a student chooses to place principal academic emphasis.
Many programs require students to complete a major. A major is an approved sequence of study in an area of academic or vocational specialisation. This is some times also called a plan.
A focused area of study. Students take many classes in their major, gain specialized knowledge and earn a degree in that area.
A major is a specific subject or area of concentration.
an academic discipline chosen as your primary specialization within a degree.
An academic major indicates a primary field of study, such as art, business, electronics, mechanics, nursing, etc. Your major may also be â€œUndecidedâ€. Every credit student must have a current major at Lane.
Primary focus of study or concentration. Majors usually require a pattern of coursework in a particular field and a minimum unit requirement.
A sequence of subjects which make up the main area of study in a degree or diploma.
Primary field of study in pursuit of a bachelor's degree, implying that the individual has substantial knowledge of the academic discipline or subject area.
A major is a requirement for graduation. It consists of in-depth study in a department or program of your choice. It is a good idea to choose and declare your major as soon as possible. "Declaration or Change of Major" forms are available at Advising and Evaluations. Please refer to the Major and Minor Requirements page of this web site for more information. You may change your major anytime, but some majors are impacted and require specified prerequisites before you are able to declare the major. Please refer to the SDSU Impacted Majors web page for more information. If you need help in selecting a major, you may consult an adviser at the Academic Advising Center.
There are four designations for the area of academic study. A major is the principal area of study, and usually requires from 30-39 credit hours of prescribed study in a particular subject matter. A Minor is also an area of specified study, but not to the same extent as the major. A minor ordinarily requires about 18 hours of study in a particular subject matter. Some majors will have several alternatives of areas of study. These are called Concentrations. Concentrations may be further subdivided into Specializations.
Many programs require students to complete a major. A major is an area of concentration or specialisation within a program of study (eg majoring in Anatomy in a Science course or History in an Arts course). In some courses it is possible to major in more than one area.
Your chosen field of study. For a bachelor's degree, you focus on a discipline by taking between 10 and 20 required courses in that area, primarily in the last two years of a 4-year bachelor's degree. The first two years are primarily general education. A minor represents from 5 to 12 courses in a specific subject.
A major is a degree-seeking student's primary area of academic concentration. Students are encouraged to declair a major as soon as possible by filling out the declairation of major form in the Office of Academic Advising. All UALR majors require at least 27 credit hours of work in the major, and some require more. A few, called major/minors, require up to 60 credit hours of work in a single field and do not require a minor. See "Declaring a Major" on page 38 See also "Minor."
A general degree requires at least 120 credit hours and normally completion of a major program. A major program requires approximately 28-30 credit hours in upper division courses in the specified "major" subject.
a collection of units that make up a specific area of expertise. Most courses will require students to complete one or two majors. The requirements of a major, including the number of units it contains, will vary from course to course. Additional units studied in the area of a major may enable a student to obtain an e xtended major or a d ouble major . The second major undertaken in a course may be called a c o-major and may involve different rules from the first major.
The academic area in which represents a student's educational concentration.
The academic subject in which you choose to specialize with a prescribed pattern of course work. All students are required to complete a major to graduate.
A student's chosen field of study. The major may fall within a single department of instruction or may overlap several departments. In the latter case, the major is described as a combination or interdisciplinary major.
The concentration of a number of credit hours in a specific subject. Colleges and universities often specify the number of credits needed to complete a major, the sequence of courses, and the level of course work necessary to complete the requirements.
A formally declared concentration of study or specialization which requires 120 hours of credit (roughly 4 years of study). Details or requirements for declaring a major are given in the faculty sections or the university calendar.
A program of study in a degree where about 25-50% of the courses are in a single discipline (e.g. Philosophy, History).
A concentration of study in a specified discipline.
The primary field of study in which an individual wishes to receive a degree.
The subject area in which a student pursuing a college degree develops greatest depth of knowledge.
A subject or area of studies in which students concentrate. Undergraduates usually choose a major after the first two years of a degree program.
an area of specialization chosen by the student. For a degree, the majority of credit units taken will be in the major. (Note: colleges may refer to majors as fields of specialization, routes of study or disciplines).
a university student who is studying a particular field as the principal subject; "she is a linguistics major"
the principal field of study of a student at a university; "her major is linguistics"
have as one's principal field of study; "She is majoring in linguistics"
of the field of academic study in which one concentrates or specializes; "his major field was mathematics"
a cohesive combination of courses, including introductory, intermediate, and advanced course work that designates a student's primary area of specialization
a concentration of related courses designed to provide individual depth within a discipline or a recognized field of study
a coordinated group of lower- and upper-division courses in a field of specialization
a coordinated group of upper-division courses giving depth to a student's work in a chosen area
a course of credit-bearing study in a specific academic area
a course of study designated by the faculty in a given department or area that ensures, in their judgment, the student has achieved both depth and breadth in the field
a course of study pursued by a student which meets requirements of a program or an option of the A
a defined amount of course work concentrating in a specific discipline and may constitute from one-quarter to one-third of the courses needed for an undergraduate degree
a designated program of study within a discipline or a field of knowledge
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a field of academic inquiry, and a subject you will study in depth
a field of study that you'd like to specialize in over the course of your academic career
a field you have chosen to study in depth
a focused area of study that requires the student to take a specific set of courses, including all required prerequisites
a focus of study meant to prepare you to enter a certain field or discipline
a formalized curricular program leading to a degree
a good choice for students who want to pursue graduate studies or careers in archaeology as well as for those interested in a solid liberal arts education with a focus on the ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern worlds
a grouping of coherent units approved by Academic Council leading to an award
a group of courses clustered in an area of intellectual inquiry
a group of eight subjects in the same discipline which requires the acquisition of both breadth and depth of knowledge in the discipline
a group or series of courses designed to provide intensive education or training in a specialized area
a main area of study at a university or college, and minor is a secondary area of study
a method of organizing studies around a single discipline
a more enhanced, enriched academic experience with greater depth in the area of concentration
an academic area of study in which you specialize to earn your Bachelor's degree
an approved grouping of eight units of study in an area of study
an area of specialization within the degree
an entire semester dedicated to a specific discipline
an extensive and detailed study of a particular discipline or coherent combination of disciplines
an intellectual foundation, and a center from which you reach out to other fields, not an isolated fortress
a planned arrangement of courses in a given field leading toward a particular degree
a plan of study in a field of concentration within a type of baccalaureate degree
a prescribed series of courses that enables students to acquire depth of knowledge and competence in an academic area of particular interest to the student
a prescribed set of courses, number of credit hours, or academic experiences in one or more academic disciplines
a program of concentrated study in a department or area within the College
a program of related subjects in your discipline area
a program of study that you follow
a program of study, usually within a discipline or group of related disciplines, consisting of a specified number of courses, credits, or achievements of increasing sophistication, subject to the requirements of the degree under which it is authorized
a program of study which leads to a degree
a sequence of courses in a subject-matter area or discipline which, when accompanied by appropriate supporting courses, leads to a degree
a sequence of courses in one area, usually in one department
a sequence of eight courses from one area of study
a series of courses prescribed by the given department
a series of units combined to satisfy the University's requirements in an area of specialisation and includes at least two units at final year level
a set of courses that exposes you to an academic area of study in depth
a specialisation in an area of study, requiring the completion of a specified number of subjects at each year level
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a specific discipline or subject that a university student will focus on for approximately one third of their studies or seven courses
a specific discipline, subject or area of study
a structured curriculum, usually within the confines of a particular academic field
a student's primary area of academic emphasis with total number of credit hours, courses, and where applicable, tests defined by the respective discipline and approved by the faculty
a three-year specialisation in a particular area of study
A studentâ€™s concentrated area of study. Most majors consist of a minimum of 30 credit hours within a specific area of study.
a student's primary area of study, which is usually decided during the sophomore or junior year of college.
A concentrated program of study leading to specialized knowledge within a certain field. At UIU, a major consists of 30 or more semester credits within a certain field.
a group of units, typically in one or more related disciplines which are a specialisation within a degree. In some courses the major is identified in the student's official academic record and/or printed on the degree certificate. These details are included in the course rules.
A formally recognized area of concentration within the Bachelor of Arts Programme for which students must complete specific courses. A Major is required of all students in the BA Programme and normally consists of 36 credit hours.
A program of study that provides students with the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to pursue a specific career or advanced study and leads to a degree in that subject. Each major is offered in an academic department.
The student's primary academic area of study, e.g., History, Biology, etc.
A required component of a degree, including a specified number of points in a subject at the most advanced level.
At Berea College, the term major describes one of the three parts of each student's undergraduate curriculum (the other two parts being the General Education curriculum and the student's self-selected elective courses). The major is a set of courses selected to provide an opportunity for a student to undertake study in depth. This study in depth is not always restricted to or identified with one of the academic departments of the College. The official declaration of major is made during the term in which you will accumulate 15 course credits.
Specific area of emphasis within a degree program. Students following a major will have a set of core courses to complete, as well as a certain number of electives.
the primary or main subject students study at a college or university. Students complete a series of in-depth courses in their major to become more aware of the subject's content.
A discipline or area of specialty studied in some depth as part of a degree program.
The focal point of a studentâ€™s college studies; a specific topic that is studied for a degree. Examples of majors include physics, English, history, computer science, economics, business, and music. Many students decide on a specific major before arriving on campus, while others are simply â€œundecidedâ€ and figure it out later. Those who are extremely interested in two areas can also choose to double major.
The subject or academic department in which a student takes concentrated coursework, leading to a specialty. ("His major is in English literature; she is majoring in chemistry.")
specialization in a degree program that designates a student's principal area of study in which the majority of courses are drawn from one discipline.
The academic area or field of study in which a student's studies are concentrated.
A college student's field of study. U.S. students typically declare their major at the end of their second (sophomore) year.
A college student's focus in their education for which they must complete specific courses in order to graduate.
A set of courses which awards a certificate or associate degree with the purpose of preparing a student to enter the work world immediately or to transfer to a degree program at another college.
That structured experience in an academic field which constitutes the candidate's specialization. All degree programs require a major. As considerable variation exists as to prerequisites and total credits, the candidate must carefully study the structure of the major of her/his choice. For details of major requirements, see "Courses and Programs."
Your major is the main subject you choose to study. While your major is an important decision, it is the college experience and the knowledge/skills you obtain that will help you get the job of your dreams.
Studying approximately 2/3 of a programme in a field.
A program of study in a degree such as art, business, or science. These courses consist of most of the total hours in a degree area. (Example: Business Technology, General Science, or Liberal Arts)
The subject or area of studies in which a student concentrates. Undergraduate students usually choose a major after the first two semesters of basic and foundation courses in the University.
Primary field of study. There is no â€œmajorâ€ in the General Studies program. See â€œ Area of Concentration.
Your special chosen field of study in college. As much as 30 percent of your course work, usually upper division, will be in your major field.
100 to 160 credit points from a single subject at level 2 or above, of which at least 60 credit points are at level 3 or above. Exceptionally some subjects may permit a maximum of 180 credit points.
The area in which a student concentrates. An academic major is required for graduation. Majors require a minimum of 30 semester credits.
Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degrees can complete their degrees with a major—a planned selection of courses in one discipline intended to provide background and depth in the discipline. Students enrolled in the 20-unit Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree complete the degree with an advanced major—see your specific degree requirements. Students intending to complete their degree with a major must declare their major before they register for their sixth unit of coursework. Pprocedures on how to declare your major.
Many programs require the completion of a series of courses from one or a number of related disciplines. This series of courses is referred to as a major.
The studentâ€™s discipline(s) of specialization. Specific courses are required to meet major (or program) requirements.
the subject matter declared for in-depth study.
an area of specialisation continued for the duration of a degree at a deeper level of content with knowledge developed to a high level providing the basis for postgraduate study.
A concentration of courses in a specific educational area.
The main area of concentration in a general program or a secondary area of concentration in an honours program.
An approved program of study leading to a bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, bachelor of music, or bachelor of business administration. Majors require anywhere from 24-54 semester hours of courses within the discipline.
A studentâ€™s concentrated field of study.
Undergraduate program of at least 42 credits involving intensive training in a single discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of studies.
The primary area of specialization in either a General or Honours program. Details of course and grade point average requirements are given in Faculty program sections of this Calendar.
The academic area in which a student chooses to place principal emphasis, requiring a minimum of 24 credit hours of specified courses in it.
the primary field of study chosen by a college student.
a subject which a student chooses to specialise in and is taken from first year of study through to third year
A group of related courses which constitute a focused program of study in a specific area of knowledge.
The discipline(s) or area of specialization selected to fulfill part of the requirements for most Arts, Commerce or Science degrees.
The field of study in which a student specializes.
A major is a structured sequence of units, represented by a particular study pattern. Some majors are represented by only one study pattern, others by several. Study patterns are not intended to prescribe every unit that is to be taken in a degree, but unlike coherent studies they do include units below 300 level.
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Shorthand for "major subject". Nowadays means about the same thing as " curriculum" or "program of study"
Area or field of concentration for occupational certificate or associate degree. Matriculation - Matriculation is a process which brings Shasta College into an agreement with a student for the purpose of realizing that student's educational objectives. The process includes: application, records, assessment testing, counseling and orientation.
is a subject or field of study which a student normally specializes in during the course of degree studies.
The area of academic concentration or specialization in which the degree is conferred.
The main area of study chosen by a college student. Typically composed of a cluster of classes offered by the same department.
MAJOR: is a subject area studied for three years; a major comprises 32 points in a subject. It will typically consist of 8 points (two modular courses) on the 100 level, 8 points (two modular courses) on the 200 level and 16 points (four modular courses) on the 300 level.
Your major is the area of studies in which you receive your degree. "Major" also means to concentrate on an academic area by taking courses required for a degree in that area. For example, at QVCC you can major in one of several areas: Arts and Sciences, Accounting, Computer Services, Fine Arts, Human Services, Medical Assisting, Plastics Engineering, among others.
A student's primary area of study. Students normally declare their majors by the end of the sophomore year.
Chosen area of academic specialization.
A major is composed of those classes prescribed or outlined by an institution for completion of a program of study leading to a degree or certificate.
an academic subject chosen as a field of specialization.
Package of units in a specified discipline which are part of a course. Normally the major is a sequential group of units undertaken over the period of the course.
The area(s) of academic emphasis selected in either an Honours or a General program. Details of course and average requirements are given in academic program sections of the Calendar.
Your major is the title of your degree. You may have different concentration or focus areas within your major, but that does not change the title of your major. For example, you can have a major in Business Administration, but focus on finance and marketing.
A specific area of concentrated study, usually within one department. Required major credit hours vary from 30 to 45. See the University of Colorado at Boulder Catalog for details.
The student's academic field of specialization. In general, most courses in the major are taken at the degree-granting institution during the junior and senior year.
All students must complete an approved program of concentrated study in a major field as part of their degree requirement. The major is usually from a single discipline with several related courses.
The academic program which a student selects for his or her primary focus of study.
The subject in which a student wishes to concentrate for an undergraduate degree.
A specific course of study that is the focus of the undergraduate degree emphasizing one specific discipline.
The academic area consisting of 30 semester hours or more of upper-division courses in which a student specializes. New students may choose a major at once or be classified as "Liberal Arts Students" until they decide upon the major they desire. Liberal Arts students are considered to be enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences. A grade of C is required in each course applicable to the major.
A subject of academic study chosen as a field of specialization.
The subject or area of a student's specialization in a degree program.
Field of study in which a student wishes to specialize. It is possible to have two majors.
in universities, the specialization in one discipline, usually during the third and fourth years of study.
a component of an undergraduate course comprising an approved sequence of subjects totalling 64 subject points or more.
A major is a defined program of study, generally comprising specified units of study from later stages of the award course. Students select and transfer between majors according to their selection of units of study. One or more majors may be prescribed in order to satisfy course requirements. (See also Award Course, Minor and Stream)
The subject or area of studies in which students concentrate. Undergraduates usually choose a major after the first two years of general courses in the arts and sciences.
That part of a degree program consisting of a specified group of courses in a particular discipline or field. The name of the major is usually consistent with the degree subject area. A major usually consists of 25 percent or more of the total hours required in an undergraduate curriculum. Establishment of a major requires prior approval by the Board of Regents.
the primary field of study selected by a student, usually based on the student's career objectives.
A sequence of courses in a field of study that, along with the appropriate supporting classes, leads to a degree. Each major requires specific courses that are listed in the University Catalog . A major is declared in writing and filed with Enrollment Services.
Your field of specialization in college.
A course of study or field in which a student specializes.
A major is the subject or field of study of specialization. For example, students planning to specialize in mathematics will major in that field. Students choosing to specialize in two subjects will have a double major.
Your primary field of study, such as botany, economics, etc.
A program of study in a degree program in which the student specializes in a particular field in the final two years in order to obtain a Bachelor's degree in that field.
A concentrated, in depth study of an academic area in which students meet established departmental requirements.
A major sequence of at least six defined subjects within one discipline area; "double major" means an augmented sequence comprising at least 12 semester subjects within one area of study.
field taken in major mode contributes more than four modules per year to a full-time undergraduate programme.
An academic subject area such as economics or geology in which students take many courses and choose to earn a degree.
A collection of 12â€“18 courses in a single subject area.
Group of courses necessary to fulfill requirements for graduation in a specific field of study.
Undergraduate students only. The area(s) of academic emphasis selected in either an Honours or a General plan. Details of course and average requirements are given in the Undergraduate Calendar.
area of study or subject that students select. Besides general courses and electives, all other course matter will focus on this specific area (which is usually most of the credit hours).
A main or primary discipline in which a student completes a designated number of courses and hours of credit.
A series of courses offering intensive education and training in a specialized area. Career/Vocational majors prepare students for immediate employment, and academic/transfer majors prepare students for transfer to a 4-year college or university.
a student's primary field of study
The majority of subject matter which is studied as a specialisation of an undergraduate degree. NSW HSC The New South Wales (Australia) Higher School Certificate, (usually completed in years 11 & 12 of high school).
The subject area in which you choose to specialize.
The subject in which a student wishes to study / concentrate. Students usually declare their major at the end of their second (sophomore) year.
Area of concentration in a particular field of study. Usually students specialize in their majors during their junior and senior years at college.
A stream of related courses which comprise 36 units (commonly 8 courses). May also be called a professional major.
The subject in which a student specialises to 300-level in a general degree. A double major is one where the appropriate requirements are met in two subjects under the one qualification.
major is a selected academic discipline or subject in which a student specializes while working toward the degree; a major normally includes about one-third to one-half of the total undergraduate units. A minor consists of courses in an area of interest other than your major. Some majors do not require a minor.
The primary academic focus or subject(s) pursued within a degree program; often combined with general education requirements.
An extensive program of study in a designated subject area. Majors usually require about 36 credits, with about 24 being at the upper-division level.
The emphasis in a degree program or a program which involves specialization in a discipline and requires 15 or more units in that discipline at the 300 or 400 level.
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