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Definition of "curriculum" []

  • All the courses of study offered by an educational institution. (noun)
  • A group of related courses, often in a special field of study: the engineering curriculum. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "curriculum" in a sentence
  • "So the curriculum is a mishmash of this and that -- discrete details of a main point that does not register."
  • "David Nunan, for example, argues that the curriculum is the totality of what actually happens in an educational setting:"
  • "They stand for nothing and the curriculum is a man, head full of straw."