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elective in College topic

electiveelective2 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 American EnglishSEC a course that students can choose to take, but they do not have to take it in order to graduatemodule
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electiveThis class is an elective, and so I chose it, and I chose to come.Or is this just another blow-off elective, designed to pad the students' schedules?A mixed group of students would be catered for by placing greater emphasis on electives.