Humanities and Philosophy
Des Plaines, Skokie
Summer 2017 Registration
There is still time to register for Summer classes! As always, we are offering a multitude of humanities and philosophy classes ranging from introductory classes to in-depth explorations of specific topics, almost all of which will fulfill your humanities or philosophy requirements. Some classes we recommend are Introduction to Art, Introduction to Philosophy, Introduction to Women's Studies, Global Film, World Mythologies, Logic, Ethics, and World Religions, all of which belong to our 7-week course offerings that start the week of June 12 and end July 27. We have many more classes listed on our schedule on the left-hand side. Please note that some of these classes will also fulfill requirements for special concentrations. You can sign up through MyOakton or at the Enrollment center. See you in class!
Des Plaines, Skokie
Fall 2017 Registration
As of April 5, students are now able to register for Fall classes. Some classes we would recommend to fulfill humanities and philosophy requirements are Introduction to Philosophy, Intro to Film, Intro to Women's Studies, World Mythology, Ethics, Logic,and World Religions. Many of these are introductory classes that cover a wide range of topics. Not to forget, we have many other interesting courses that are focused on specific subjects, such as Environmental Ethics, Women and Creativity, and Art Survey classes. Find out more about our available classes by clicking the Fall 2017 Classes link on the left hand side of this page. Also, please note that some of these classes will also fulfill requirements for special concentrations. You can sign up for classes through MyOakton or at the Enrollment center. See you in class!
Charles Townsend has just accepted the full-time Religious studies position and will be joining us fall semester. Charles is a specialist in South Asian religions including the religions of diasporic communities of the US. He has received a number of awards for his teaching, and has authored a number of articles as well as chapters in books. It is also interesting to note that Charles began his college education at a community college. Charles will be teaching World Mythologies and several sections of World Religions. Please give him a warm welcome.