course load

noun

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

Examples of course load in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Learn about the Student of the Week nominees: Heidi Lutz-Buford, Oldham County High School: Heidi has taken a very demanding advanced placement and dual-credit course load and has a 4.0 unweighted cumulative GPA. The Courier-Journal, 29 Mar. 2024 Heidi Lutz-Buford, Oldham County High School: Heidi has taken a very demanding advanced placement and dual-credit course load and has a 4.0 unweighted cumulative GPA. The Courier-Journal, 25 Mar. 2024 Academically Sam is top-notch with a 4.0 GPA and full IB diploma course load and a perfect 36 score on his ACT exam. Shari Rudavsky, The Indianapolis Star, 29 Jan. 2024 The rising fashion star fronts Victoria Secret PINK's new spring campaign, featuring statement loungewear, knit tops and workout sets galore Balancing a full course load at University of Southern California with a modeling career is not an easy feat — but Natalia Bryant handles it with grace. Daniela Avila, Peoplemag, 15 Feb. 2024 Still, even for a lifelong overachiever, the dueling demands of a red-hot career and a full course load were taxing. Janine Rubenstein, Peoplemag, 21 Apr. 2023 Weighing all legal options Remus graduated from their new high school a year early, thanks to taking an accelerated course load. USA TODAY, 12 July 2023 After initially deferring admission to York University in Canada to make her Hollywood debut, the actress began a full course load in September. Yvonne Villarreal, Los Angeles Times, 9 June 2023 The classes eat up time and financial aid dollars and add an extra burden on top of the course load required for a degree. oregonlive, 7 June 2023

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“Course load.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/course%20load. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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