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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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Astronomer Ninos Hermis finds his true calling exploring distant planets while at Oakton ... and beyond.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


March 25
Registration opens for summer 2015.

March 29
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 8
Registration opens for fall 2015 semester.

May 14, 15
Evaluation Days.

May 15
Last day of student attendance.

May 18
First summer 2015 interim classes begin.

May 18
Grading Day.
Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

May 19
Faculty grading due.

May 19
Commencement.

May 25
Memorial Day holiday, College closed.

June 8
Summer 2015 eight-week session begins.

Full Academic Calendar