Academic Terms

Supplementary Vocabulary and Phrases

instructor
professor
faculty
department
dean
chairperson, chairman, chairwoman
undergraduate ("undergrad")
graduate ("grad")
freshman
sophomore
junior
senior
lower division
upper division
major
minor
credits/units
credit/no credit
pass/fail
requirements
prerequisites
electives
transcript
registration
tuition
semester
quarter
to add a class
to drop a class
on-campus
off-campus
extracurricular activity

 

Material taken from: Beyond Language by Levine and Adelman. Prentice Hall 1993.