Copies of the Allan Hancock College Spring 2017 Schedule at a Glance are now available at public libraries throughout Northern Santa Barbara County and Southern San Luis Obispo County. Free to residents while supplies last, this abbreviated printed class schedule contains a basic listing of credit classes.

Complete details about all spring classes can be obtained by reviewing the online Class Search. To access Class Search, visit the AHC website at www.hancockcollege.edu and click the Class Search link on the homepage.

Nearly 950 semester-length classes are being offered. Other eight-week classes begin Jan. 23 or Mar. 27. Dozens of short-term classes, which last less than eight weeks, begin throughout the semester. Interested in starting a new career? Sign up for spring courses that range from accounting, agribusiness, and auto body to cosmetology, dance, economics, speech and welding.

Spring classes are also offered at the Lompoc Valley, Vandenberg AFB, and Solvang centers, and online.

High school students can take advantage of Hancock’s Concurrent Enrollment program. Students at Cabrillo, Orcutt Academy, St. Joseph, Santa Maria, Pioneer Valley, Lompoc, Righetti and Santa Ynez high schools can register for a class taught at the high school and simultaneously receive high school and college credit. Classes include Elementary Statistics (MATH 123), Symphonic Band (MUS 140), Elementary French (FRCH 101) and American Government (POLS 103).

Spring Community Education classes begin the week of Jan. 23 and are offered throughout the community and at all campus locations. Courses offered include Stress Management (HEAL 7104), Spanish in the Workplace (VOCE 7018B), Preparation for Citizenship (CITZ 7000A) and Green Gardening (VOCE 7622). Students can register online now, or receive registration assistance in person at Community Education (bldg. S) on the Santa Maria campus.

All current and new students, both credit and Community Education (noncredit), will need to access Class Search to obtain the details about the spring classes in which they wish to enroll. They can search in “real-time” for classes by subject, time of day, location or credits, among other options.

All students register online via the myHancock student portal. New students must first apply for admission, which is also completed online. Registration is under way for all credit students and Community Education students. Classes begin the week of Jan. 23, 2017.