The business program at Allan Hancock College introduces students to how business operates and prepares them for positions in the business world.  Students also learn why many business graduates choose to start their own businesses rather than work for others.

The business curriculum explores business strategies that allow managers to compete in today’s dynamic, global marketplace. Business in the 21st century requires that managers connect people, technology, and ethics in order to form strong partnerships with customers, employees, and other organizational stakeholders.


Business Department, Building K
Phone: 805.922.6966 ext. 3239

Fax number: 805-347-1256 (Santa Maria Campus)
805-735-3976 (Lompoc Valley Center)


Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Summer:  closed during the month of July

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Jesus Sanchez

Jesus Sanchez
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"The AHC credit ESL program made it possible for me to get a job! I came here not knowing any English and within two years, I learned English well enough to be placed into English 101 and become an ESL tutor and instructional assistant in the Writing Center. Most importantly, I learned 'que si, se puede' that 'yes, you can!'"
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Last Modified Jul 2, 2015