October Session

Ready for Fall? Last chance for Fall classes!

Columbia State is offering an “October Session” with seven-week classes that begin October 13 and 10-week classes that begin September 27. 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:

2nd 10 weeks: September 10

2nd 7 weeks: September 24

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:

2nd 10 weeks: September 21

2nd 7 weeks: October 7


October Session courses include:

Hybrid Courses - DVC and Online: For Fall 2021, these courses will be live-streaming classes with an online component.

CRN Course Title Day Time
81844 ANTH 1230 Intro to Cultural Anthropology Monday & Wednesday 11 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
81162 ENGL 2860 Introduction to Film Thursday 6-9 p.m.
80297 INFS 1010 Computer Applications Wednesday 3:30-5:50 p.m.


Hybrid Courses - In-person and DVC: For Fall 2021, these courses will be a combination of in-person learning and live-streaming.

CRN Course Title Day Time Location Campus
81969 ANTH 1230 Intro to Cultural Anthropology Monday & Wednesday 11 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. Clement 122 Columbia
81112 COMM 2025 Fundamentals of Communication Wednesday 6-9 p.m. Hickman 119 Columbia
81723 COMM 2025 Fundamentals of Communication Friday 8-10:50 a.m. Humanities 109 Williamson
80641 ENGL 0802 Learning Support Writing Monday 5-7:50 p.m. Clement 214 Columbia
80784 HIST 2010 Early U.S. History Monday & Wednesday 8-10:20 a.m. Humanities 209 Williamson
80853 READ 0802 Learning Support Reading Wednesday 4-6:50 p.m. Clement Columbia


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
80643 ENGL 1010 English Comp I (must pair with ENGL 0802) Wednesday 5-9:30 p.m.
80249 ENGL 1010 English Comp I (must pair with ENGL 0802) Friday 8 a.m. - 12:20 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
82044 ECON 2100 Principles of Macroeconomics
81395 PHED 1216 Fitness Walking
81864 SOCI 1010 Intro to Sociology


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

CRN Course Title
80599 BUSN 2380 Principles of Marketing
81702 ENGL 1010 English Composition I
80463 ENGL 1020 English Composition II
80434 HIST 2020 Modern United States History
80435 MATH 1720 Precalculus Trigonometry



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