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elective

1. of or based on selection by vote
2. selected by vote
3. having the power to elect
4. open to choice; optional
5. an optional course or hospital placement undertaken by a medical student
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Objective: To identify possible learning targets of undergraduates who opted for local and foreign medical electives and to quantify their level of achievement.
Modern curricula have both compulsory portions and electives or portions chosen by students.
All three electives meet the requirements of a one-semester high school course and are incorporated into the existing A+nyWhere Learning System, which includes the core subjects of language arts, math, science and social studies.
More hours available within Section I electives to choose courses that appeal to you
The total value of the electives programme is expected to be GBP550m per annum, when complete.
However, since publication, it has become increasingly evident that supervisors are requesting more information pertaining to how electives are defined.
In addition," Jarrell says, "we recommend that every staff member take two electives each year.
While most summer school classes are remedial in nature - for students who failed classes during the regular term or wish to retake a class to improve a grade - it is also a popular option for students who need driver education and health classes required for graduation or electives such as fine arts and keyboarding.
Categories listed as electives provide an element of choice.
Officers who successfully complete the requirements for the AS degree may transfer their law enforcement and general education credits to Weber State University to pursue a bachelor's degree in criminal justice, but they must take additional general education courses and electives before obtaining junior status.
Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management offers three management communication electives for second-year MBAs.