In Canvas, courses are a shell for your course contents; "sections" are a shell for enrollments.
Cross-listing your courses mean that you are merging multiple Empower course sections into one Canvas course.
(See examples, below.)
Requesting a cross-listing
When you need your courses to be cross-listed, please visit iaia.edu/faculty-help for the Faculty Help Map. Then use the "Report a Canvas Problem" form to submit your request.
Cross-listed courses Examples
IAIA's Business and Entrepreneurship department has a good example; all the online Business courses (D1) are 'merged' into on-campus courses (01). What it does is it allows instructors to develop one course while it has both on-campus enrollment and online enrollment.
Checking Enrollments (Sections) in a Cross-listed Course
Cross-listing is recommended when you teach multiple sections of the same course. All students in each section see the same course content.