noncredit

adjective

non·​cred·​it ˌnän-ˈkre-dət How to pronounce noncredit (audio)
: not offering credit toward a degree
noncredit courses

Examples of noncredit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The program is a noncredit class offered to the public. cleveland, 9 Jan. 2023 Courses that were previously noncredit now qualify for technical credits. Alixel Cabrera, The Salt Lake Tribune, 13 Sep. 2022 The money for advanced manufacturing will support credit and noncredit classes for both university and concurrent high school students, as well as adults in industry training, according to the release. Thomas Saccente, Arkansas Online, 5 Aug. 2022 Many start with noncredit courses to improve their writing and math skills, then move to full-credit offerings. Nick Anderson, Washington Post, 18 May 2022 Measuring success in noncredit education, workforce development, and credentials will be crucial for students, higher education, and the nation. Michael T. Nietzel, Forbes, 1 May 2022 Instead of taking noncredit courses with short class sessions, those students will attend longer sessions that move through the semester from makeup material to college-level work. From Usa Today Network and Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 14 Apr. 2022 The college also offers noncredit courses at various campus locations in such areas as history and culture, foreign languages, arts and crafts, and retirement planning, as well as classes for school-age children. baltimoresun.com, 12 Feb. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1965, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of noncredit was in 1965

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“Noncredit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noncredit. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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