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Academic Departments

Each area of study at Oakton “lives” in an academic department or career program. Once you choose a course of study, your program’s department and its division will become your academic home. 

Of course, you’re always welcome to take classes outside your department and your division as well. But your department will serve as home base, providing a close-knit community and plenty of support.

Departments:

 

Accounting
Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration
Anthropology
Art
Automotive Technology (Apprenticeship)
Biology
Business
Chemistry
College Studies
Computer Applications for Business
Computer Information Systems
Computer Networking
Computer Science
Early Childhood Education
Earth Science
Economics
Education
Elder Care
Electronics and Computer Technology
Engineering
Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic
English
English as a Second Language
Facilities Management and Engineering
Financial Services
Fire Science Technology
Geography
Global Business Studies
Graphic Design
Great Books
Health Information Technology
History
Horticultural Therapy
Human Resource Management
Human Services
Humanities

Jewish Studies
Law Enforcement
Liberal Arts
Management and Supervision
Manufacturing Technology
Marketing Management
Mathematics
Mechanical Design/CAD
Medical Billing
Medical Laboratory Technology
Modern Languages
Music
Nursing
Nursing, Basic Nurse Assistant Training
Nursing, Person-Centered Elder Support
Paralegal Studies
Paramedic/Emergency Medical Technician
Performing Arts (speech, music, theater)
Pharmacy Technician
Philosophy
Phlebotomy
Physical Education
Physical Therapist Assistant
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Radio Frequency Identification
Radiologic Technology
Small Business Marketing
Social Science
Sociology
Speech
Substance Abuse Counseling
Technical Communication
Theater
Women's and Gender Studies
World Wide Web

 

Academic Program

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The United States faces a serious shortage of qualified scientists, engineers, and mathematicians. At Oakton, the Center for Promoting STEM is working to fill that gap.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


October 5
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

October 10
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

October 26
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 26.

November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 19
Registration opens for spring 2015 semester.

November 27, 28
Thanksgiving recess. College closed.

November 29, 30
Thanksgiving recess. No classes; College open.

December 16, 17
Evaluation Days.

December 17
Last day of student attendance.

December 18
Grading Day. Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

Full Academic Calendar