[kawrs-wurk, kohrs-]
the work required of a student in a particular course of study; classroom work.
curricular studies or academic work.

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coursework (ˈkɔːsˌwɜːk)
written or oral work completed by a student within a given period, which is assessed as an integral part of an educational course

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Main Entry:  coursework
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a specified amount of work undertaken in an educational course which lead to its completion; also, the educational courses taken to attain a degree's 21st Century Lexicon
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Example sentences
Encouraging creativity and enlightening the minds ensure their ability to
  complete required coursework.
Another factor is plagiarism of coursework that counts towards a degree.
But the demands of the coursework itself are what really command attention.
She also didn't actually say anything to imply that she thought it was bad to
  do well in coursework outside one's intended major.
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