October Session

Ready for Fall? Last chance for Fall classes!

Columbia State is offering an “October Session” with seven-week classes that begin October 14. Pick up an extra course for your fall schedule or get a head start on spring classes.


Need assistance in applying to Columbia State?

October Session Virtual Admission Assistance

Thursday, October 1, 5-7 p.m.

Saturday, October 3, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Or connect with our Admissions office on our Virtual Recruiter Hotline.
Monday - Friday
2:30-4:30 p.m.

New Students Apply By October 8

Need Advising Assistance?

Current students are encouraged to meet with their assigned advisor to stay on track with their program of study.

Current and new students can drop in to an Open Advising Session for assistance.
Monday, October 5
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Current and Admitted Students Must Register by October 14


October Session courses include:

Live-streaming Desktop Video Conferencing (DVC): 
Live-streaming classes are engaged live virtual learning. Students must be available to participate in class during the posted scheduled days and times for lecture and will submit assignments using ‘Online Campus’ or other software specific to the course. Students will be required to have a camera and microphone to participate. Computer labs will be open on every campus for student use by appointment.

CRN Course Title Day Time
81871 COLS 101 College Success Tuesday 4-6 p.m.
81162 ENGL 2860 Introduction to Film Thursday 6-9 p.m.


Hybrid Courses: For Fall 2020, these courses will be live-streaming classes with an online component.

CRN Course Title Day Time
81723 COMM 2025 Fundamentals of Communication Friday 8-10:50 a.m.
81064 ENGL 1010 English Composition I Monday 6-8:15 p.m.
81143 ENGL 2860 Introduction to Film Monday & Wednesday 4-5:20 p.m.
81585 THEA 1030 Introduction to Theatre Thursday 2:30-5:30 p.m.


Online Courses: An online class is one in which the student sets their schedule for completing the class (asynchronous) and does not have to log in at a certain time or day. Students are required to meet all published assignment deadlines in order to pass the course.

CRN Course Title
81844 ANTH 1230 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
81591 BUSN 1300 Personal Finance
80541 BUSN 1305 Introduction to Business
80536 BUSN 1380 Supervisory Management
81870 ENGL 1010 English Composition I
81722 ENGL 2860 Introduction to Film
80521 INFS 1010 Computer Applications
81395 PHED 1216 Fitness Walking


TN eCampus Courses: Online courses offered through TN eCampus. These courses are taught by instructors throughout the state.

CRN Course Title
80431 BIOL 2020 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
80432 BIOL 2230 Microbiology
80599 BUSN 2380 Principles of Marketing
80869 CRMJ 1020 Introduction to the Legal Process
81702 ENGL 1010 English Composition I
80463 ENGL 1020 English Composition II
80434 HIST 2020 Modern United States History
80618 MATH 1010 Math for General Studies


Need Help Submitting An Application?
Check out this video on how to submit an application for first-time freshmen and transfer students.