DEJAVANEWS.COM – Are you a freshman or already a final year student? No matter what semester you are in, you should know the terms in the lectures.
Especially for new students (maba) who are in the process of adjusting to a new environment, you need to learn various important terms in lectures.
Why is that? Understanding the terms in lectures can make it easier to deal with the needs of campus life.
The following are terms in lectures that you must know.
1. KRS and KHS
Study Plan Card (KRS) is a sheet that records a list of courses taken by students for one semester. Meanwhile, KHS (Study Result Card) is a report of learning outcomes obtained by students for one semester. In KHS schools it is called Learning Reports or Reports.
Semester Credit Units (SKS) is the number of studies a student has studied per semester. You can choose the courses to be taken in one semester as long as it does not exceed the specified number of credits. The number of credits earned generally depends on previous IP acquisitions.
The Chancellor is the highest leadership position in the university. The supervisor has an office called the Rectorate or the Chancellor’s Bureau.
Real Work Lecture (KKN) is a form of community field trip where students live together for approximately 1-2 months and serve the community.
KKN students will create service programs that are directly involved with the community to make a significant contribution by using the fields of knowledge they have learned.
Final Project (TA) is a scientific paper that is prepared by each student as one of the graduation requirements. TA is a mandatory task for all students who are about to graduate and wish to complete their academic year.
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Field Work Practice (PKL) or internship is an activity that is held as one of the requirements for completing lectures, PKL is usually around 1-3 months of lecture activities at a company or institution. In this activity, students plunge directly into the real world of work.
7. Lecturer of PS and PA
PS lecturers are thesis supervisors or who guide students to prepare thesis/final assignments as a graduation requirement. Meanwhile, PA Lecturers, namely Academic Advisors, are guardians who guide students’ academic processes during lectures.
Student Identity Card (KTM) is an identification/identification that indicates that a student is a member of the university.
KTM is also a mandatory requirement in managing campus administration and participating in inter-university competitions.
Student Activity Unit (UKM) is a student activity organization that brings together students who have the same interests and tendencies. This UKM is an official organization with direct supervision on campus.
SMEs consist of various fields, such as sports, arts, religion, and others. Examples of SMEs, namely UKM Choir, Nature Lovers, Badminton, and others.
10. WELL BYE SEMA
The Student Executive Board (BEM) or Student Senate (SEMA) is an on-campus student management organization that is a university-level executive body.
The highest leader is usually called the Student President.
The Presma election process is also carried out in a democratic manner known as the Student Student Council (general election).
Dean is a position held by the Head of Administration and Academic Leaders of each faculty. This means that each faculty is led by a dean.
12. Secretary and Kajur
The Department Secretary (Sekjur) is the leader in charge of the department’s administrative work. While the Head of Department (Head of Department) or sometimes Kaprodi (Head of Study Program) is the main leader in charge of a department.
13. Hima or HMJ
The Student Association (Hima) or sometimes also known as the Department of Student Association (HMJ) is a student body for each department of a university.
HMJ is an organization under the auspices of BEM/SEMA. This usually means that activities carried out by HMJ must be under the coordination of BEM/SEMA.
14. IP and GPA
IP stands for GPA. While GPA stands for Grade Point Average. IP ranges from 0.00 – 4.00 which is the average value for each course/semester.
The difference between IP and GPA is the average, i.e. if the IP is achievement per semester, the GPA is the cumulative value obtained from the first semester to the current semester until graduating from university.