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Graphic Design

Graphic Design

Students who earn an associate in applied science degree in graphic design graduate from Oakton with a portfolio of work for admission to a four-year college or art school. Those who complete a certificate in animation and multimedia, game development, Web page design, or photography find themselves well prepared to pursue careers in a variety of fields.

The curriculum focuses on a number of areas including, but not limited to, Web site creation; studio photographer; video broadcast and sound production; World Wide Web; CD and game production; photojournalism and portraiture; 3-D cutscene artist; and project manager.

For more information, contact Judy Langston, coordinator of graphic design, at 847.376.7106 or

Alumni Profile

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As a student with a keen interest in the environment, Alan Kroeger has helped reshape the Oakton landscape - literally.



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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