Course Load

A full-time student carries between 12 and 18 credits. For enrollment verification purposes, 12 credits is considered full-time. Students electing to carry more than 18 credits in a semester must speak to their assigned Academic Advisor. Approval will depend on the student's scholastic record. Students considering enrolling in any classes at another college or university with concurrent registration at Blackhawk should consult with their Academic Advisor.

Course loads are defined as:

  • Full-time is 12 or more credits
  • Three-quarters time is 7 - 11 credits
  • Half-time is 6 credits
  • Less than half time is 5 credits or lessĀ