The Differences Between High School Subjects & College Subjects


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What are general education courses?

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1. What is a major course of study?

2. In a traditional high school schedule, each class meets how often?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help you check your knowledge of high school and college education. You will have to know the definitions of common terms as well as lengths of class times and course loads measured in minutes and credit hours, respectively.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Terms that you should be familiar with are:

  • General education courses
  • Major course of study
  • Coursework

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as coursework and major course of study
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the number of credit hours a full load of college courses requires
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about how long high school classes meet

Additional Learning

If you would like to study this topic in depth, you can watch the related video lesson called The Differences Between High School Subjects and College Subjects. The lesson compares and contrasts:

  • Credit hours
  • Study time required
  • Schedules