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  • n. Plural form of elective.


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  • During my senior year in high school one of my electives was to be a library aide.

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  • They are 2 of the 18 states that can recall their electives!

    Michelle Malkin

  • That perspective would encompass all the world's great religions and a few less well-known "electives" as well.

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  • That would never be countenanced in my British school both were private, but the American one was heavy on "electives".

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  • Also, a major amount of the subjects a student studies is often of the school's choosing, though the student has more and more say in their "electives" in middle school and high school.

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  • You’re forced into electives, which is how I ended up taking courses in neurology and sustainable development.

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  • If one could only hit upon the right "electives," he could become a scholar with very little study, and without grappling with any of the real difficulties in the way of an education.

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  • The first-year curve in all courses is set at 3.3; the average in these "electives" is a

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  • Under the Kentucky proposal, Bible courses would be offered as electives, meaning schools could choose whether to offer them to students as a social studies credit and that students could decide whether to take them.

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  • History, Science and Literature are more or less "electives" NOT required courses at the college level.



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