course load

noun

Definition of course load

: the total of high school or college courses someone is taking I have a light/full course load this semester.

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“Course load.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/course%20load. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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