10 terms

Chapter 7: Major Discovery

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A major
the subject or field of study chosen by a student to study in
college.
Core courses
general education classes required of all undergraduates, regardless of their major.
Freshman core
classes required specifically of every freshman.
Major core courses
classes students are required to take within their
major.
An elective
a class taken for credit, which is not a core or required class, but taken based on personal interest or enrichment.
academic advisor
The person at the college who helps the student select courses and guides him or her to completion of their major
A semester
a system in which the academic year is divided into two terms of relatively equal lengths
A quarter system
divides the academic year into four terms of relatively equal lengths
the College of Arts and Letters
The division or department of a college or university that supervises majors leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree
the College of Letters and Science.
The division or department of a college or university that supervises majors leading to a Bachelor of Science degree