• (adj): Not compulsory.
    Example: "Elective surgery"; "an elective course of study"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on elective, electives:

Melrose-Wakefield Hospital - History - 2006–present: The Hospital Today
... September 2006, Melrose-Wakefield Hospital began offering elective angioplasty after being selected by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) to participate in an elective angioplasty trial ... the "MASS COMM Trial" that studied the benefits of elective (non-emergency) angioplasty without on-site cardiac surgery back-up ...
Tannum Sands State High School - Academics - Curriculum
... The junior students are required to complete 5 weeks of each elective subject in their first year before they are able to choose their own subjects, which are studied for a further ... mandatory) Science (mandatory) Physical Education (mandatory) Japanese Drama (elective) Drama Extension (elective) Music (elective) Music Extension (elective) Art (el ... After the four semesters of a student's elective study, English and Maths become the only mandatory subjects, and are able to choose a further four subjects to ...
S3 Asia MBA - Overview - National University of Singapore (3rd Semester - August To December)
... In this semester students are able to select elective courses, allowing them to specialize (although both degrees given under S³ Asia MBA are General Management degrees) ... core courses, students can typically choose three electives (although it is also possible to choose four electives) ... Insights III (Field Trip) Corporate Strategy Elective 1 Elective 2 Elective 3 (it is possible to choose four electives by taking up two half-modules) ...
Safety (American And Canadian Football Score) - Elective Safeties
... Teams have utilized elective safeties to gain field position for a punt when pinned deep in their own territory and to run down the clock at the end of ... Elective safeties are more common in Canadian football, where they can result in better field position than a punt ...
Castillero Middle School (San Jose, California) - Academics
6th/7th Grade 1 semester of science 1 semester elective 1 year long elective 1 year language arts and social studies (core) 1 year math 1 year P.E 8th ... Any classes during this time are considered to be an additional year long elective that does not take the place of the required year long elective ...

More definitions of "elective":

  • (adj): Subject to popular election.
    Example: "Elective official"
    Synonyms: elected

Famous quotes containing the word elective:

    A politician never forgets the precarious nature of elective life. We have never established a practice of tenure in public office.
    Hubert H. Humphrey (1911–1978)