co·​req·​ui·​site kō-ˈre-kwə-zət How to pronounce corequisite (audio)
: a formal course of study required to be taken simultaneously with another

Examples of corequisite in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Only nine colleges have implemented corequisites so far. oregonlive, 7 June 2023 In contrast, other states have mandated corequisites or banned developmental education entirely. oregonlive, 7 June 2023 Georgia has been using corequisites since at least 2015. oregonlive, 7 June 2023 If remedial courses are offered, these advocates say, too many students will choose them instead of the corequisite courses. Matt Krupnickhechinger Report, Los Angeles Times, 31 May 2022 Data collected in academic year 2020-21 showed that freshmen participating in corequisite math achieved a pass rate of 55%, compared to 11% for those taking remedial math alone. Michael T. Nietzel, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2022 In fact, the corequisite model has been found often to at least triple the percentage of students who successfully complete gateway math courses and significantly increase the percentage who complete gateway English courses. Michael T. Nietzel, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2022 As the evidence for the effectiveness of corequisite approaches accumulates, two implications must be considered. Michael T. Nietzel, Forbes, 7 Dec. 2021 After introducing corequisite support statewide in 2018-19, USG has now offered the approach to more than 26,000 students attending the 26 institutions in the system. Michael T. Nietzel, Forbes, 7 Dec. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1948, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of corequisite was circa 1948

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“Corequisite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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