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English definition of “foundation course”

foundation course

noun [C]   UK (US introductory course)
a college or university course on a subject that students take to prepare them for a more advanced course on that subjectClasses, courses and coursework
(Definition of foundation course noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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