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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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After dropping out of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Nick Frankel embarked on a soul-searching journey.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


August 17
Faculty return for fall 2015 semester.

August 21
Second summer interim classes end.

August 24
Fall 2015 semester classes begin.

August 25
Second summer interim faculty grading due.

August 31
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

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.


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