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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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As a student, Jake Harris cofounded Students for Social Justice and lobbied to bring fair trade coffee to Oakton’s cafeterias.

 

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July 2
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

July 4
Independence Day holiday College closed.

July 6
Independence Day holiday observance, no classes. College open.

July 7
Last day to withdraw with a "W" (no withdrawals after mid-term). Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after July 7.

July 23
Incomplete (I) grades from spring 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

July 30
Classes end.

August 3
Faculty grading due.

August 3
Second summer interim classes begin.

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.

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