propaedeutic

Definitions of propaedeutic
1

adj preceding and preparing for something

Synonyms:
preparative, preparatory
preceding
existing or coming before

n a course that provides an introduction to an art or science (or to more advanced study generally)

Synonyms:
propaedeutics
Type of:
class, course, course of instruction, course of study
education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings

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