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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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Oakton holds a special place for John Nebl, a police officer who took classes at the College during the 1980s. Not only did he find his vocation, he also found his wife.

 

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April 6
Registration opens for fall 2016 semester.

May 12, 13
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May 16
First summer 2016 interim classes begin.

May 16
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