Solvang Center

Solvang California

320 Alisal Road, Suite 306
Solvang Village Square
Solvang CA 93463
(805) 693-1543

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Hours: Mon-Thu, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. & 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. 
Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. & 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Please note: Cashier services end one half hour before close 

Located in the heart of beautiful downtown Solvang, the center is located within the Solvang Village Square on Alisal Road. The entrance to the Solvang Center is at the southeast part of the square, off Alisal Mesa Road.

After providing classes throughout the Santa Ynez Valley for more than 20 years, Allan Hancock College opened the Solvang Center in August 2000. The center now features a computer lab with the most modern computers, and the space is equipped with high-speed, fiber-optic cable to deliver fast, reliable Internet service.  The center also includes a lecture classroom, an administrative office, and reception area.

The Solvang Center provides the following support services:

Counseling
Financial Aid
Registration

Classes in the Santa Ynez Valley: Spring 2017

Credit

AG 101 - Intro to Winemaking/Enology
An examination of the principles of enology (winemaking), including history, grape growing, chemistry, wine microorganisms, fermentation, winemaking operations, cooperage, physiology and sociology of wine, and health and legal issues. (F,S)
CRN Cred Meeting Time Campus Building/Room Instructor Date Weeks
40645 3.0     W         06:00pm - 09:05pm Santa Ynez Valley SOLV - 1 Michael Larner 01/23-05/24 17

Noncredit/Community Education

BASK 7003A - Reading, Writing, and Math
This class allows students to improve upon basic skills in math, reading, and writing. Material is presented through individual, small group, computer-assisted instruction, and tutoring. Accessible software programs include Rosetta Stone, Aztec, and PLATO.
CRN Cred Meeting Time Campus Building/Room Instructor Date Weeks
41825 0.0 M   W         06:00pm - 08:55pm Santa Ynez Valley SOLV - 2 Armando Uribe 01/23-05/17 16

BASK 7005A - GED Test Preparation
This course is designed to help students prepare for the computerized General Education Development (GED) Test. Four content areas will be covered: Reasoning through Language Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Science, and Social Studies. Students learn the core knowledge and skills needed to pass each of the four areas of the GED test. Students also receive instruction in developing career and college-readiness skills. Students have the opportunity to practice test items for the computerized GED test.
CRN Cred Meeting Time Campus Building/Room Instructor Date Weeks
41845 0.0 M   W         06:00pm - 08:55pm Santa Ynez Valley SOLV - 2 Armando Uribe 01/23-05/17 16
CITZ - Citizenship (NC)

CITZ 7000B - Preparation for Citizenship
Students learn about the Constitution, government, history, and geography of the United States in preparation for the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) required oral interview and exam. The class also familiarizes students with requirements and exclusions for citizenship.
CRN Cred Meeting Time Campus Building/Room Instructor Date Weeks
41900 0.0         F     06:00pm - 08:55pm Santa Ynez Valley SOLV - 2 Armando Uribe 01/27-05/19 16
NESL - English as a Second Lang (NC)

NESL 7001T - Intro to English A1
Intro to English A1 is a beginning level English course. Students develop basic speaking and listening skills in English. Reading and writing skills are gradually introduced.
CRN Cred Meeting Time Campus Building/Room Instructor Date Weeks
42057 0.0   T   R       09:00am - 11:50am Santa Ynez Valley SOLV - 1 Barbara Elliott 01/24-05/18 16
42058 0.0   T   R       06:00pm - 08:50pm Santa Ynez Valley SOLV - 1 Barbara Elliott 01/24-05/18 16

NESL 7003T - Intro to English B1
This course is designed for students who have completed level A or fulfilled entry requirements by taking a placement test. Students practice reading and writing tasks related to listening exercises and continue to gain fluency in communication.
CRN Cred Meeting Time Campus Building/Room Instructor Date Weeks
42079 0.0   T   R       09:00am - 11:50am Santa Ynez Valley SOLV - 1 Barbara Elliott 01/24-05/18 16
42080 0.0   T   R       06:00pm - 08:50pm Santa Ynez Valley SOLV - 1 Barbara Elliott 01/24-05/18 16

NESL 7060T - ESL Instructional Lab
The ESL language lab provides self-paced, instructor-guided support to supplement classroom instruction. Students practice listening, reading, writing, and oral skills outside of the classroom environment. Language learning software available includes Side by Side, Rosetta Stone, and PLATO.
CRN Cred Meeting Time Campus Building/Room Instructor Date Weeks
42211 0.0 2 Hrs/week Santa Ynez Valley SOLV - 2 Barbara Elliott 01/23-05/18 16
OLDR - Older Adults (NC)

VOCE 7100A - Computers and You: Level 1
This introductory, hands-on class is designed for people with little or no knowledge of computers. Learn how to use computers and their basic components. In addition, learn basic keyboarding and mouse skills, basic terminology, and software applications that are common in personal computers. MS Word and Windows operating systems, as well as the Internet, are introduced.
CRN Cred Meeting Time Campus Building/Room Instructor Date Weeks
42010 0.0 M   W         08:30am - 10:25am Santa Ynez Valley SOLV - 2 Nicole Antles 01/23-05/17 16

VOCE 7101A - Computers and You: Level 2
This class is designed to build on the skills mastered in Computers and You: Level 1. Students learn more complex MS Word processing skills, along with Internet and e-mail applications. Students are also introduced to Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
CRN Cred Meeting Time Campus Building/Room Instructor Date Weeks
42012 0.0   T   R       08:30am - 10:25am Santa Ynez Valley SOLV - 2 Nicole Antles 01/24-05/18 16
42013 0.0   T   R       06:30pm - 08:30pm Santa Ynez Valley SOLV - 2 Armando Uribe 01/24-05/18 16

VOCE 7107A - Introduction to Excel
Students learn the basics of Excel including working in a spreadsheet to create formulas, charts, and tables in this introductory course. Students become familiar with the many financial functions of Excel. No previous Excel experience necessary.
CRN Cred Meeting Time Campus Building/Room Instructor Date Weeks
42021 0.0     W         10:30am - 12:25pm Santa Ynez Valley SOLV - 2 Nicole Antles 01/25-05/17 16

VOCE 7108A - Business Skills Lab
This lab is designed for the person who has never touched a computer, needs to upgrade computer skills, or just wants to become more knowledgeable about computer software programs. The lab features individualized, hands-on instruction and lectures on computer basics. Enroll anytime during the semester. Learn at your own pace, design your own schedule, and choose the hours you want to attend.
CRN Cred Meeting Time Campus Building/Room Instructor Date Weeks
42025 0.0 6 Hrs/week Santa Ynez Valley SOLV - 2 Nicole Antles 01/24-05/18 16

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