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Global Studies

Global Studies

Global Studies at Oakton Community College strives to help establish and grow global competencies in our student body and faculty. Global competency exists when an individual is able to understand the interconnectedness of peoples and systems, to have a general knowledge of history and world events, to accept and cope with the existence of different cultural values and attitudes and, indeed, to celebrate the richness and benefits of this diversity. Global Studies promotes and facilitates educational experiences leading to global competency.

For more information, contact Program Coordinator Katherine Schuster, Ph.D., at 847.376.7118 or schuster@oakton.edu.

 


Information Sessions for Summer Study Abroad

  • Mon. January 25, Noon-1 p.m., Des Plaines, Rm 2430
  • Tues. January 26, 4-5 p.m., Des Plaines, Rm 2430
  • Wed. January 27, 4-5 p.m., Des Plaines, Rm 2430
  • Thurs. January 28, 11-Noon, Skokie, Rm B202

Study Abroad in Hyderabad India

  • Application Deadline for Summer 2016 is February 15, 2016.
  • $1,000 scholarships are available.

For more information and application, contact Katherine Schuster, Global Studies Coordinator, at 847.376.7118 or schuster@oakton.edu.


Study Abroad in Cusco, Peru

  • Application Deadline for Summer 2016 is February 15, 2016.
  • $1,000 scholarships are available.

For more information and application, contact Katherine Schuster, Global Studies Coordinator, at 847.376.7118 or schuster@oakton.edu.


GOOD NEWS

The core course for the Global Studies Academic Concentration now has an IAI number! This means that it is a transferable Social Science general education course! Sign up for SSC 201: Introduction to Global Studies - offered every semester.


 


Alumni Profile

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Tony Churchill wasn’t sure what he wanted out of life. Then he enrolled at Oakton Community College—and discovered his passion.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


April 6
Registration opens for fall 2016 semester.

May 12, 13
Evaluation Days.

May 13
Last day of student attendance.

May 16
First summer 2016 interim classes begin.

May 16
Grading Day
Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

May 17
Faculty grading due.

May 17
Commencement.

May 30
Memorial Day holiday, College closed.

June 6
Summer 2016 eight-week session classes begin.

Full Academic Calendar