Online College Classes Offer Students Flexibility and Convenience

Sign up for a six or eight week online class today!

MAY 18, 2017--More than 200 online credit classes are being offered at Allan Hancock College this summer and fall. Online classes offer flexibility and convenience – the main reasons they have grown to be such a popular option.

Nearly 200 other summer classes are being offered on site at the Santa Maria campus and the Lompoc Valley Center. In the fall, almost 800 classes will take place on one of the colleges three locations, including Saturday-only classes at the Vandenberg Air Force Base Center. Details about all summer and fall classes are available at; click the Class Search link on the home page. Class Search provides real-time information available 24/7. For details about a specific class, click its blue Course Reference Number (CRN).

Online classes last either six weeks or eight weeks, and include accounting, anthropology, art, biology, business, business information systems, business office technology, computer science, economics, English, family and consumer science, film, fire technology, geography, health education, history, humanities, math, music, personal development, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology, Spanish and speech.

Registration is under way. Students can register until the day before a class begins. Summer classes begin the week of June 12, while the fall term starts the week of August 21.

A printed Schedule at a Glance for summer and fall 2017 is available at all college locations and local public libraries. The publication contains basic listing information of credit classes. Students interested in the fall schedule can review it by going to the college’s homepage,; and clicking on Class Search. Class Search is available 24/7 and provides real-time enrollment numbers.

To apply and register online, visit and click Apply and Register on the homepage.

All California residents pay a $46 per credit enrollment fee. In addition, all students pay a $16 health fee for the summer term. Other minimal fees may apply.

Financial aid is available. Each year, nearly two-thirds of Hancock’s students receive financial assistance. To see if you quality, contact the Santa Maria campus financial aid office at 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3200 or There is no cost to apply.

For more information, call the Admissions & Records office at 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3248; toll free in Santa Barbara/San Luis Obispo counties: 1-866-DIAL AHC (342-5242) ext. 3248.

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Last Modified Oct 23, 2018