(in many universities and colleges) a program for persons not regularly enrolled as students, frequently provided through evening classes or classes in off-campus centers, or by correspondence.
- Compare university extension.
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How to use extension courses in a sentence
Perhaps the school could perform its best service by giving trade extension courses to those already engaged in productive work.
Now we have extension courses in economical cooking for adult women as a war measure.
The university which has extension courses in time of peace naturally has war extension courses.
And every summer at home his father added extension courses in the saddle and bridle, spur, hackamore and lariat to his education.Laramie Holds the Range | Frank H. Spearman
It sent out a corps of instructors to carry on extension courses.Society | Henry Kalloch Rowe