an applicant for graduation in arts who's positioned in an honour class, as opposed to a passman, who is not categorized.
an associate of a course; a classmate.
A candidate for graduation in arts who is placed in an honor course, in place of a passman, who is maybe not categorized.
In the English universities, a candidate for graduation in arts who has passed an examination of unique seriousness in one of the departments by which awards are conferred, and that is placed based on merit in one of a few courses.
a part of a class in a college: used especially in compounds: because, upper-classman, lower-classman. See class, n., 3 .