Dictionary

curriculum

noun cur·ric·u·lum \-ləm\

: the courses that are taught by a school, college, etc.

plural cur·ric·u·la\-lə\ also cur·ric·u·lums

Full Definition of CURRICULUM

1
:  the courses offered by an educational institution
2
:  a set of courses constituting an area of specialization

Examples of CURRICULUM

  1. The college has a liberal arts curriculum.

Origin of CURRICULUM

New Latin, from Latin, running, course
First Known Use: 1824

Other Education Terms

baccalaureate, colloquium, corequisite, dissertation, monograph, pedant, practicum, survey course, thesis

Rhymes with CURRICULUM

CURRICULA Defined for Kids

curriculum

noun cur·ric·u·lum \kə-ˈri-kyə-ləm\
plural cur·ric·u·la \-lə\ also cur·ric·u·lums

Definition of CURRICULUM for Kids

:  all the courses of study offered by a school

Browse

2 ENTRIES FOUND:
Next Word in the Dictionary: curriculum vitaePrevious Word in the Dictionary: curricularAll Words Near: curriculum
July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears