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History

History

Study history at Oakton to prepare for your future. Our faculty is known for outstanding teaching, scholarship and advising and is committed to helping you be successful.

We regularly offer a wide variety of transferable introductory and advanced courses that cover the globe and the span of time, from the ancient world to contemporary societies. And we continually revise and expand our course offerings. We offer a strong foundation in ancient, medieval and modern European history, U.S., Middle Eastern, African and Asian history, and Women's history. And each term students can select from a wide range of special topics courses in our History 290 series.

With a B.A. in history you can teach high school, pursue a law degree, attend graduate school for an advanced degree, or work in a variety of other fields such as government, public relations, communications, social services or research.

We invite you to visit with Erick Mann, Ph.D., chair of  historical and policy studies, who would be happy to discuss the history program. He can be reached at 847.376.7031, or emann@oakton.edu


Alumni Profile

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In spite of having a bachelor’s degree, Anita Taylor ’86 wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life. She found her niche at Oakton.

 

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.

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