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Electronics and Computer Technology

Electronics and Computer Technology

The Electronics and Computer Technology Program provides knowledge of emerging technologies and the hands-on skills to analyze, trouble shoot, install, configure and maintain electronic and computer systems and related equipment. Includes an introduction to electronics, AC/DC circuits and Ohm's law, digital and semiconductor devices and circuits, microprocessors, CAD, fiber optics, wireless applications, and fast track A+ certification.

The Electronics and Computer Technology curriculum prepares students for employment as members of an engineering team, as electronic engineering technicians, research engineering technicians, technical sales representatives, technical writers and customer service representatives.

Students may enroll in ELT 101 and declare a major in Electronics and Computer Technology during the first semester. Those who have had previous college, work or military experience in electronics should contact the chairperson before declaring a major.

For information about the program, contact the department chair Majid Ghadiri at 847.376.7699 (

Designed for anyone seeking a better understanding of routine maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of industrial and commercial equipment.

Alumni Profile

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Oakton holds a special place for John Nebl, a police officer who took classes at the College during the 1980s. Not only did he find his vocation, he also found his wife.



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.)

December 24 - January 3
College closed.

January 11
Faculty return for spring 2016 semester.

January 15
Winterim classes end.

January 18
Martin Luther King holiday. College closed.

January 19
Spring 2016 semester classes begin.

January 20
Winterim faculty grading due.

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