- the aggregate of courses of study given in a school, college, university, etc.: The school is adding more science courses to its curriculum.
- the regular or a particular course of study in a school, college, etc.
Origin of curriculum
Examples from the Web for curricular
The esteemed fashion school has cancelled the course due to curricular disagreements with the disgraced designer.Parsons Cancels John Galliano's Master Class Series
Misty White Sidell
May 8, 2013
Curricular requirements were demanding at this level, particularly in the four-year primary schools.Area Handbook for Romania
Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
- a course of study in one subject at a school or college
- a list of all the courses of study offered by a school or college
- any programme or plan of activities
Word Origin and History for curricular
1824, from Modern Latin transferred use of classical Latin curriculum "a running, course, career" (also "a fast chariot, racing car"), from currere (see current (adj.)). Used in English as a Latin word since 1630s at Scottish universities.