survey course

noun sur·vey course \ ˈsər-ˌvā- \
Updated on: 30 Mar 2018

Definition of survey course

: a course treating briefly the chief topics of a broad field of knowledge

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First Known Use of survey course

1916

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SURVEY COURSE Defined for English Language Learners

survey course

Definition of survey course for English Language Learners

  • : a class at a college or university that gives general information about a subject for students who have not studied it before : an introductory course at a college or university


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