Course Information & Overrides

The College of Charleston offers hundreds of courses each summer across four summer term date ranges. There are over four hundred online course options to choose from so you can take a class from just about anywhere.

Course Listings

You can find your summer courses via the dynamic schedule tool. 

  • Select “2023 Summer” from the dynamic schedule dropdown box to search courses available during Summer Sessions.
  • The “class schedule search” template will open. From here you can search by class subject as well as additional criteria to narrow your search.
  • If you are looking for online courses, choose “online exclusively” from the “schedule type” dropdown.
  • Make sure to check the “date range” under each section option that comes up in your search results to ensure that you have selected the summer term you intended.

Course Workloads

Suggested Maximum Course Loads

Sessions Hours
Single Sessions
  Maymester 4 hours
  Extended Summer 7 hours
  Summer I 7 hours
  Summer II 7 hours
Concurrent Sessions
  Maymester and Extended Summer 7 hours
  Extended Summer and Summer I 7 hours

Note: Students who have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or less are advised against taking an overload. Students who have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or less are strongly advised against taking an overload.

Use the Summer Course Load Worksheet to calculate the daily time commitment required for summer session coursework.