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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web 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 Tennessee’s community college and university system has seen encouraging results by offering corequisites, which allow students to earn credits while taking remedial courses. Elizabeth A. Harris, New York Times, 19 Mar. 2017 See More

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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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Cite this Entry

“Corequisite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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