I don't know these terms.
However, I believe that in N. America, students taking their first degree normally study two (or more) subjects. Perhaps this is related to your question?
eg My minor subject was economics, and my major was (or I majored in) political science.
We also speak of first degrees / undergraduate degrees versus higher degrees / postgraduate degrees.
Best wishes, Clive
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Your major is the area in which you primarily studied, in which you took most of your classes. Some universities will have minors and will set out the requirements for qualifying for a minor, just as they do for your primary degree. For example, five classes or 15 credits within a curriculum. This means that although you did not take as many classes in that subject as you did your major, you still devoted enough time and effort to qualify for recognition of some degree of expertise in that area.
So... my undergraduate degree was a bachelor's of science in communications with a psychology minor, and my graduate degree is a master's of business administration. Probably some of these should be capitalized, but I'm tired.
Grammar Geek Probably some of these should be capitalized, but I'm tired.I'm not tired at all, and I still don't know when they should be capitalized, or if it even makes a difference.
well, you capitalized "I" i guess it does make a difference. i was wondering the same thing as you for 2 seconds
Hmmm, I'm not sure if you are joking with us here.
I assume you realize than an English sentence that does not start with a capital letter is incorrect, as is a sentence that does not capitalize the pronoun 'I'.
Some of our learners really don't realize that such writing is incorrect, and can result in exam failure and other negative consequences.
Best wishes, Clive
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