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News & Announcements
Earn a four year degree at Oakton in Computer Science!
Oakton offers the 2+2 Program through Northern Illinois University (NIU). Students can take classes at Oakton and receive college credit for a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. The program helps streamline the process of receiving a four year degree while at Oakton. There are three main areas of concentration which consist of:
- Software Development
- Enterprise Software
- Computational Software
The program also includes a minor in Computer Science.
Interested students should contact:
Computer Information Systems Coordinator Professor Michele Reznick at:
Computer Science Coordinator Professor Harold Ogg at:
Meryl Sussman Director of Undergrad Programming at:
Visit the 2+2 webpage at NIU 2+2 Program for additional information.
New iPhone/iPad & Android Mobile Apps Class (Fall 2013):
Oakton is now offering mobile apps development courses for the iPhone/iPad (CIS290-050) and Android (CIS 290-051) mobile devices in the Fall 2013 semester. The prerequisite is knowledge of a programming language, preferably C, C#, or Java. This course is for experienced programmers. These courses will be offered in the Fall 2013 semester.
Students can receive a FREE voucher* for the Microsoft Office 2010 Certification Exams by registering for any of following classes and passing the practice exam:
- CAB125: Comprehensive Word Processing
- CAB130: Presentation Software Using PowerPoint
- CAB135: Electronic Spreadsheeting Using Excel
- CAB140: Database Application Using Access
- CAB235: Advanced Spreadsheeting Using Excel
The practice exam will be administered towards the end of the course. If you pass the practice exam, you will receive a free voucher to take the Microsoft certification exam.
*Some restrictions apply. Contact CIS Program Coordinator Michele Reznick at email@example.com or 847-635-1904 for additional information.
CIS Credit and Non-credit Classes
Note that many CIS classes can be taken for credit or non-credit (via the Alliance for Lifelong Learning). Credit class status can be changed to Audit. Non-credit classes cannot be used towards earning a certificate or degree; however, there is one flat tuition amount that is usually about the same cost as the in-district amount.
SAP courses at Oakton (Fall 2013):
Information Systems for Business (CIS 201-0C1): SAP enhanced; offered online only
Course examines characteristics of the most common types of online business applications. Content includes in-depth coverage of input, output, processing, controls and management implications for each business system. A hands-on accounting-based case study will be completed with focus on processing of sales, receipts, payables, disbursements and payroll transactions.
Introduction to ERP Systems (CIS 249-0C1): offered online only
Course introduces SAP, Enterprise Resource Planning. The course is intended to explain how the fundamental business processes interact within an ERP system in the functional areas of; sales and distribution,materials management, production planning, financial accounting, controlling,and human resource management.
System Configuration using SAP (CIS 261-0C1): offered online only
Course provides students with fundamental knowledge and hands-on experience with enterprise systems: design; configuration; implementation; and deployment of an ERP system within a contemporary business environment.
WWW Courses Merged into CIS:
Effective with the Fall 2011 semester, most WWW courses merged into the CIS program. Some courses moved into CAB. Check out the grid on the WWW page for more details, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oakton's AITP Student Chapter Wins Website Competition:
Oakton students competed in a web development project developing a website for Maryvile Academy (must be a 501(c)3 organization) encompassing the systems development life cycle (SDLC). The web development team took fourth place. HOORAY! Congratulations to Oakton's AITP Student Chapter for their hard work, dedication, and commitment to this project. Students also competed in Database Design, Network Design, Graphic Communications, PC Trouble Shooting, and Office Solutions. For additional information, see the Oakton AITP Student Chapter website.
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