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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

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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Alfred Hegyes wanted to make a difference outside the classroom while being challenged within it.



September 7
Labor Day holiday. College closed.

September 20
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

September 21
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

October 4
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

October 9
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

October 25
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 October 25.

November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 18
Registration opens for spring 2016 semester.

November 26, 27
Thanksgiving Recess. College closed.

November 28, 29
Thanksgiving Recess. No classes, College open. (Most offices closed.)

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