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Academic Departments

Each area of study at Oakton “lives” in an academic department or career program. Once you choose a course of study, your program’s department and its division will become your academic home. 

Of course, you’re always welcome to take classes outside your department and your division as well. But your department will serve as home base, providing a close-knit community and plenty of support.

Departments:

 

Accounting
Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration
Anthropology
Art
Automotive Technology (Apprenticeship)
Biology
Business
Chemistry
College Studies
Computer Applications for Business
Computer Information Systems
Computer Networking
Computer Science
Early Childhood Education
Earth Science
Economics
Education
Elder Care
Electronics & Computer Technology
Engineering
Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic
English
English as a Second Language
Facilities Management and Engineering
Financial Services
Fire Science Technology
Geography
Global Business Studies
Graphic Design
Great Books
Health Information Technology
History
Horticultural Therapy
Human Resource Management
Human Services
Humanities

Jewish Studies
Law Enforcement
Liberal Arts
Management & Supervision
Manufacturing Technology
Marketing Management
Mathematics
Mechanical Design/CAD
Medical Assistant
Medical Coding & Billing
Medical Laboratory Technology
Modern Languages
Music
Nursing
Nursing, Basic Nurse Assistant Training
Nursing, Person-Centered Elder Support
Paralegal Studies
Paramedic/Emergency Medical Technician
Performing Arts (speech, music, theater)
Pharmacy Technician
Philosophy
Phlebotomy
Physical Education
Physical Therapist Assistant
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Radio Frequency Identification
Small Business Marketing
Social Science
Sociology
Speech
Substance Abuse Counseling
Technical Communication
Theater
Women's & Gender Studies

 

Academic Program

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The United States faces a serious shortage of qualified scientists, engineers, and mathematicians. At Oakton, the Center for Promoting STEM is working to fill that gap.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


February 14
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record*.

February 15
Presidents Day holiday, College closed.

February 16
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

February 28
Incomplete (I) grades from fall 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

March 11
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

March 14 -20
Spring Break

March 21
Classes resume after Spring Break.

March 23
Registration opens for summer 2016 semester.

March 27
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after March 29.

April 6
Registration opens for fall 2016 semester.


Full Academic Calendar