noun, plural cur·ric·u·la [kuh-rik-yuh-luh] /kəˈrɪk yə lə/, cur·ric·u·lums.
- current-cost accounting,
- curriculum vitae,
- currier and ives
Origin of curriculum
noun, plural cur·ric·u·la vi·tae [kuh-rik-yuh-luh vahy-tee, vee-tahy; Latin koor-rik-oo-lah wee-tahy] /kəˈrɪk yə lə ˈvaɪ ti, ˈvi taɪ; Latin kurˈrɪk ʊˌlɑ ˈwi taɪ/.
Origin of curriculum vitae
Examples from the Web for curriculum
Charter schools have leeway over their calendar, curriculum, and who they hire and fire.At This Creepy Libertarian Charter School, Kids Must Swear ‘to Be Obedient to Those in Authority’|ProPublica|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I guess I am trying to say that this is not an effort to transform the whole department or our curriculum,” Benson wrote.Koch Foundation to College: We’ll Give You Millions—if You Teach Our Libertarian Ideology|Center for Public Integrity|September 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Later, the curriculum attracted the ire of tea party conservatives, and quickly became a cause celébre for Republicans.
At Nansen Elementary School, music has been removed from the curriculum and Arabic lessons made compulsory.Inspectors Uncover UK Schools Pushing Radical Islamic Agendas|Nico Hines|June 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The act does not increase taxes, create a new program, or mandate a curriculum.The Financial Case for Dodgeball: Why America Needs Gym Class|Mark McKinnon|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the schools everything that might be offensive to any creed was to be omitted from the curriculum.History of the Jews, Vol. V (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
They had to have a conference, a board conference, because of Lee's curriculum from school.Warren Commission (1 of 26): Hearings Vol. I (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Such is the twentieth-century curriculum of the University of Fez.In Morocco|Edith Wharton
In the last two years (in which the ages of the girls are 16 to 18 years) the curriculum is that of a seminary for women teachers.The Modern Woman's Rights Movement|Kaethe Schirmacher
The selection and arrangement of the studies in the curriculum must be based on other grounds than the laws of memory.The Science of Human Nature|William Henry Pyle
noun plural -la (-lə) or -lums
Word Origin for curriculum
noun plural curricula vitae
Word Origin for curriculum vitae
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.
"brief account of one's life and work," 1902, from Latin curriculum vitae, literally "course of one's life" (see curriculum). Abbreviated c.v..