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Fall 2023 Next Wave

Eight-week classes available. Apply now or complete your application!

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Next Wave General Information

Work schedule changed? Not sure of your major? Things happen, but none of that has to delay you from starting or continuing your path to graduation.

Our fast-paced, rigorous eight-week term will help keep you on track to reach your goals. Catch the “next wave” of students joining Clayton State during our Second Session mini-mester starting on October 11.

Important Info & Deadlines Date What to Do
Class Registration Opens September 1
Financial Aid Priority Deadline October 4
Housing Move-in Day October 9
Classes Start

October 11

Registration Closes/Fee Payment Deadline October 12

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Next Wave Courses

Clayton State is offering the following courses for Second Session.

Lower-level courses

View Undergraduate Course Descriptions

  • ART 1100 - Art Appreciation
  • BIOL 1112 - Introduction to Biology II
  • COMM 1110 - Public Speaking
  • COMM 1002 - Presentation Applications
  • CRIT 1101 - Critical Thinking
  • ECON 2106 - Principles of Microeconomics
  • ENGL 1101 - English Composition I
  • ENGL 0999 - Support for English Composition
  • HFMG 2110 - First Aid & CPR
  • HIST 2112 - U.S. History since Reconstruction
  • MATH 1101 - Introduction to Mathematical Modeling
  • MATH 0998B - Support for Math Modeling
  • MATH 1111 - College Algebra
  • POLS 1101 - American Government
  • PSYC 1101 - Introduction to General Psychology
  • THEA 1100 - Introduction to Theatre
  • THEA 2800 - Script Analysis

Upper-level courses

Prerequisites may apply; see Academic Catalog.

  • ACCT 4470 - Forensic Accounting
  • BUSA 3101 - Business Statistics
  • DATA 4221 - Foundations of Business Analytics
  • FINA 3100 - Personal Financial Management

Graduate courses

  • ACCT 5000 - Accounting Concepts
  • ACCT 5470 - Forensic & Investigative Accounting
  • BUSA 5000 - Decision Concepts
  • FINA 5100 Corporate Finance for MBA
  • MATH 5221 - Foundations of Business Analytics
  • MGMT 5104 - Project Management
  • MGMT 5111 - Leadership & Organizational Behavior
  • MGMT 5115 - Global Human Resources
  • MKTG 5114 - Personal Branding Strategy
  • MKTG 5200 - Marketing Management
  • POLS 5210 - Ethics in Public Administration
  • POLS 5250 - Nonprofit Administration
  • POLS 6260 - Environmental Policy

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Current Students

If you are a currently enrolled Clayton State student, contact the Center for Advising & Retention to get help with Second Session class registration.

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Fall 2023 Applicants

If this applies to you... ...then you should:
I have submitted an application for Fall 2023, but I haven't been admitted yet.
  1. Check your application status on the DUCK.
  2. Submit any missing items.
I am admitted for Fall 2023 and I have not attended Orientation. Register for Second Session Orientation.
I am admitted for Fall 2023 and I have attended Orientation. Contact the Center for Advising & Retention to sign up for classes.
I am admitted for Fall 2023, and I registered for Orientation, but I did not attend. Submit the Orientation Session Change Request Form and select the "I want to change to Second Session Online Orientation" option.

 

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Spring 2024 Applicants

If this applies to you... ...then you should:
I have submitted an application for Spring 2024, but I haven't been admitted yet.
  1. Check your application status on the DUCK.
  2. Submit any missing items.
  3. Submit the Change of Semester Form for Fall 2023.
I have been admitted for Spring 2024.
  1. Submit the Change of Semester Form for Fall 2023.
  2. Once your semester is updated, register for Second Session Orientation.

 

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For more information, contact admissions@clayton.edu or call (678) 466-4115.