curriculum

[kuh-rik-yuh-luhm]
noun, plural curricula [kuh-rik-yuh-luh] , curriculums.
1.
the aggregate of courses of study given in a school, college, university, etc.: The school is adding more science courses to its curriculum.
2.
the regular or a particular course of study in a school, college, etc.

Origin:
1625–35; < Latin: action of running, course of action, race, chariot, equivalent to curr(ere) to run + -i- -i- + -culum -cule2

curricular, adjective
precurricular, adjective
precurriculum, noun, plural precurriculums, precurricula.
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curriculum (kəˈrɪkjʊləm)
 
n , pl -la, -lums
1.  a course of study in one subject at a school or college
2.  a list of all the courses of study offered by a school or college
3.  any programme or plan of activities
 
[C19: from Latin: course, from currere to run]
 
cur'ricular
 
adj

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curriculum
1824, modern coinage from L. curriculum "a running, course, career," from currere (see current). Used in English as a Latin word since 1630s at Scottish universities.
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Example sentences
Despite seeming vague, though, national curriculums do often encapsulate some
  aspect of national ideals.
Officials admit that this is an ideological project, but so are all education
  curriculums, they say.
And school curriculums are under constant pressure from meddlesome governments.
Curriculums are changed to reflect politically correct views.
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