That's great practice. School subjects are also capitalized on the flashcards I have.Originally Posted by Magg
Here's the general idea: If you use a word as a proper noun, then a capital is required. For example, My dad; I love Dad. "Dad" is the name I call him, whereas "dad" is just a word that means "father". Similarly,
EX: I'm enrolled in Math 202 this year.
EX: I like math.
"Math" refers to a specific subject, whereas "math" refers to a subject among many subjects; i.e., I like math: Math 202 and Math 101.
I took this from the University of Houston's homepage:
Capitalize academic subjects only when referring to the specific course's full name and number.
Ex: The Literature 2401 class doesn't have enough students in it.
Capitalize only names of academic subjects that relate to languages.
Ex: I studied history last year, but this year I intend to study English.
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