Options for Busy Students: Short-Term, Eight-Week and Saturday-Only Classes Offered This Fall

These classes cover a wide variety of subjects.

JUNE 20, 2013 -- Do the demands of work and family make it difficult to focus on your education?  Check out the variety of Fast Track courses offered by Allan Hancock College this fall.  Choose from one- or two-day classes, or attend class on a Saturday.  Or, enroll in an eight-week online class.  Allan Hancock College is offering more than 80 such classes this fall.  All of these, and more, are options designed to fit into your busy schedule.

Courses include agribusiness, anthropology, apprenticeship training, art, business, computer business information systems and office technology, dance, early childhood studies, economics, emergency medical services, engineering, fire technology, graphics, geography, history, law enforcement, multimedia arts and communication, paralegal studies, physical science, political science, psychology, registered veterinary technician, sociology and more.

Classes that meet less than eight weeks begin at various times throughout the semester.  Eight-week classes begin either Aug. 19 (Term 1) or Oct. 14 (Term 2).

For classes beginning Aug. 19, students can registeronlinethrough Aug. 23.  For classes beginning after Aug. 19, students can register online up to the day before the first day of class, space permitting. 

Details about Fast Track and all other fall 2013 credit classes are available online.  Visit the Allan Hancock College home page at www.hancockcollege.edu and click Class Search.  Class Search provides real-time information and allows students to search 24/7 for the classes they need.  Search options include term, subject, time of day, location, credits and more. 

New students must first apply to the college before registering in classes.  Access the online admissions application from the home page by clicking Apply & Register.

Students new to Allan Hancock College this fall, and some continuing and returning students, are required to take a START assessment prior to enrolling in credit classes.  START is a process developed by Allan Hancock College to help students succeed in college.  The assessment is not an entrance exam.  Anyone 18 years or older who can benefit from instruction is eligible to attend AllanHancockCollege.  Students with certain qualifications, including students taking classes for life-long learning or those with degrees, are exempt from assessment.  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. 

For registration information, call 922-6966 ext. 3248 or toll free in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties, 1-866-DIAL AHC (342-5242) ext. 3248.

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Last Modified Jan 17, 2014