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Physical Education

Physical Education

Oakton's physical dducation department provides students with the most updated research and contemporary teaching strategies to ensure total body fitness and life-long learning. A variety of fitness/wellness courses take advantage of a well-equipped Fitness Center supervised by qualified professors/instructors. Other classes focus on theory and practice of sport skills and target prospective physical educators and/or coaches. Some courses appeal to the working student who prefers a media-based approach or whose schedule does not allow for traditional class meetings. With this first-rate program, recent PED students have attained careers in teaching, coaching, recreation, and some medical fields.

For more information, contact Michael Graves, department chair, at 847.635.1921 or mgraves@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


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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