Credit Classes Offered This Fall in the Santa Ynez Valley

Classes are held at the Solvang Center and SYVUHS.

JULY 31, 2013 -- This fall, Allan Hancock College is offering six credit classes in the Santa Ynez Valley.  Classes meet at either the college’s Solvang Center or at the Santa Ynez Valley Union High School.

Classes begin the week of Aug. 19.  Registration continues through August 23.

Credit classes offered at the Solvang Center include Beginning Guitar and Intermediate Guitar.  Both are one-unit classes that meet together on Tuesdays from 6 to 9:05 p.m. for 17 weeks beginning Aug. 20. 

Offered at the high school are Principles of Macro Economics, U.S. History to 1877, U.S. History 1877-Present and American Government.  These three-unit classes are also open to high school students through the College Now! program.  The history and government classes meet Monday evenings from 6 to 9:05 p.m.; the economics class meets Wednesdays, also from 6 to 9:05 p.m.  Classes begin the week of August 19 and run for 17 weeks.

Details about these and all other fall classes are available on the Allan Hancock College website.  Go to and click Class Search for real-time information available 24/7.

To register, visit and click the Apply and Register link. 

All California residents pay a $46 per credit enrollment fee.  In addition, all students pay a $19 health fee.  Other minimal fees may apply. 

Financial aid is available.  To see if you qualify, contact the Santa Maria campus financial aid office at (805) 922-6966 ext. 3200 or

All new and returning students (those students not enrolled in the previous semester) must apply to the college by completing an online admissions application, accessed by clicking the Apply and Register link.

Print copies of the fall 2013 Schedule at a Glance are available at all college sites and local public libraries, while supplies last.   This schedule contains a basic listing of fall classes available at the time of publication.  Students must still access the online Class Search to obtain the details they will need in order to plan their fall class schedule.

Many new, continuing and returning credit students must be assessed prior to enrolling.  This is done through START (Student Testing, Advising, Retention and Transition).  START is a process developed by Allan Hancock College to help students succeed in college.  For assessment requirements, dates and times of testing and a complete list of exemptions to assessment, please refer to the AHC Testing Center Web page (see “Student Services” on the drop down menu), or call 922-6966 or toll free 1-866-DIAL AHC (342-5242) ext. 3364. 

Hundreds of fall classes are also being offered at the Allan Hancock College Santa Maria campus, at the Lompoc Valley and Vandenberg AFB centers and online.  For details about classes offered at locations other than the Santa Ynez Valley, click Class Search and then search by location.

The Solvang Center is located at 320 Alisal Road, Suite 306.  For more information about Santa Ynez Valley classes, call the center at 805-693-1543.

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Last Modified Jun 30, 2017