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Concentration

Concentration

Oakton's 18-credit-hour Jewish Studies concentration provides an interdisciplinary study of Jews and Judaism -- requirements are listed below. Students meeting these requirements will have a notation added to their transcripts. In order to receive this notation, students must complete a Jewish Studies Concentration Completion Form and meet with the Jewish Studies coordinator.

Jewish Studies Concentration Requirements

  • HIS 136 – Introduction to Jewish Studies, 3 credit hours
  • HIS 228 – History of the Holocaust, 3 credit hours
  • Twelve credits (usually four additional courses) designated as Jewish Studies courses or sections. Choices vary by semester, and can include art, history, languages, literature, and more.

For more information, contact Wendy Maier Sarti, professor of history, and Jewish Studies coordinator, at jewishstudies@oakton.edu or 847.635.1458.


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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.

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