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Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Introductory and advanced courses are offered in state-of-the-art computer labs and classrooms. Students have the option to take classes online, face-to-face, or as a hybrid class, which includes both. Our goal is to help students compete in today's world of technology and achieve success in computer-related occupations in whatever field they choose to pursue.

Hybrid Class Offerings
The following courses are available as a hybrid option (online and face-to-face instruction). Please check the section number in the class schedule or contact the CAB coordinator at 847.376.7055 or dgronset@oakton.edu.

CAB 125 Word Processing Using Word
CAB 130 Presentation Software using PowerPoint
CAB 135 Electronic Spreadsheeting Using Excel
CAB 140 Database Applications Using Access
CAB 150 Visio Fundamentals
CAB 172 Adobe Photoshop
CAB 175 Adobe Illustrator

Courses and Programs for Everyone
Courses, certificates and degrees are designed for a variety of students including those who

  • have limited or more advanced computer skills
  • are preparing to enter the workforce
  • are seeking to advance their career
  • are preparing for certification exams
  • would like to use their personal computer at work or at home more effectively
  • want to increase their computer application software knowledge to be a more successful student or employee

 


Alumni Profile

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Who knew the sound of saws could spark such excitement? Andrea Skrzypek recalls the day she found “her people.”

 

IMPORTANT DATES


July 2
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

July 4
Independence Day holiday College closed.

July 6
Independence Day holiday observance, no classes. College open.

July 7
Last day to withdraw with a "W" (no withdrawals after mid-term). Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after July 7.

July 23
Incomplete (I) grades from spring 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

July 30
Classes end.

August 3
Faculty grading due.

August 3
Second summer interim classes begin.

August 17
Faculty return for fall 2015 semester.

August 21
Second summer interim classes end.

August 24
Fall 2015 semester classes begin.

August 25
Second summer interim faculty grading due.

Full Academic Calendar