Amarillo College - Bachelor's Degree

Prior to 1929, Amarillo was the largest Texas city without a public college. George Ordway and James Guleke helped to introduce a house bill that would establish junior college districts in the Amarillo area.

  • Average Tuition USD 16,589

School Description

On July 16, 1929, AC became the first Texas junior college district to be organized independent of a school district. The first classes were held later that year in September. The college moved to its main campus on Washington Street in 1937. In 1951, AC became one of the first three publicly supported Texas college to admit blacks to undergraduate classes.

Bachelor Programs

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Aviation Maintenance Technology

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Aerospace Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of basic engineering principles; aircraft/spacecraft systems technology; design and development testing; prototype and operational testing; inspection and maintenance procedures; instrument calibration; test equipment operation and maintenance; and report preparation.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Child Development/Early Childhood

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Childhood Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of teaching including other educational services for infant and preschool aged children with special learning needs or disabilities.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Engineering Computer Science

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Software Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of scientific and mathematical principles to the design, analysis, verification, validation, implementation, and maintenance of computer software systems.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Industrial Technology

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Industrial Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of applied mathematics; physical sciences; social sciences; engineering analysis; systems design; computer applications; and evaluation methodology.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Legal Studies

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Law. The program offers courses that focus on the principles of criminal law, contract law, constitutional and administrative law; mooting; and drafting legal documents.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Liberal Arts

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Liberal Studies. The program offers courses that focus on the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Mass Media

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of Media Production. The program offers courses that focus on the study of computer and telecommunications technologies and processes; the design and development of digital communications; marketing and distribution; digital communications regulation, law, and policy; digital media; documentary-making; film-making; and TV production.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Religion

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theological and practical knowledge of Religious Education. The program offers courses that focus on teaching the fundamentals of religion and different belief systems; doctrines; rituals; customs; rites; and religion in society.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Sports and Exercise Sciences

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports. The program offers courses that focus on sport specific skill development; sport specific strength training; cardiovascular conditioning; agility work; speed training; and flexibility exercises.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Surgical Technology

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Surgery. The program offers courses that focus on safe patient care, surgical procedures, and operating room technique and etiquette.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Theatre

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Performing Arts. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that are delivered through a mix of practical workshops and lectures that focus on music, dance and drama.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Welding Technology

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, practical and technical knowledge of the fundamentals of Construction Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of construction equipment and safety; site preparation and layout; construction estimating; blueprint reading; building codes; framing; masonry; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning; electrical and mechanical systems; interior and exterior finishing; and plumbing.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Biology

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Business Administration

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Business Management

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Chemistry

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Coaching/Teaching

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Teaching. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of educational services to children or adults with special learning needs or disabilities; diagnosing learning disabilities; developing individual education plans; teaching and supervising special education students; special education counseling; and applicable laws and policies.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Computer Game Design

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical skills of Animation. The program offers courses that focus on graphic design; digital animation; motion graphics; 3D visualization; game and interactive media design; music and sound design; video production; web design; and photography.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Computer Information Systems

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Applications. The program offers courses that focus on the study of basic computer design and architecture; programming; challenges of specific computer applications; component and system maintenance; inspection procedures; hardware and software problem diagnosis and repair; and report preparation.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Computer Science

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Computer System Support

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of the principles of Information Systems. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the management of data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; cost and accounting information systems; management control systems; personnel information systems; data storage and security; business systems networking; report preparation; computer facilities; equipment operation and maintenance; operator supervision and training; and management information systems policy and planning.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Criminal Justice

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminal Justice. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforcement; operational command leadership; administration of public police organizations; labor relations; incident response strategies; legal and regulatory responsibilities; budgeting; public relations; and organizational leadership.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Education

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Electrical Lineman

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles and electrical power generation systems.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Electromechanical Technology

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of specific engineering techniques; calculus; general physics; technology; computer applications; computer programming; applied mathematics; and emerging technologies.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Engineering

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technological principles in reference to the design of engines, machines, structures, and electrical systems.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    English

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Graphic Design

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of Graphic Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artistic and computer-based techniques; printmaking; concepts sketching; technical drawing; color theory; imaging; studio technique; still and life modeling; multimedia applications; and commercial art business operations.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Journalism

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts and practical application of the fundamentals of Journalism. The program offers courses that focus on news writing and editing; reporting; photojournalism; layout and graphic design; journalism law and policy; professional standards and ethics; research methods; and journalism history and criticism.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Marketing Management

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Medical Technology

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Medical Technology. The program offers courses that focus on laboratory tests used in the detection, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Music

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Nursing

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also includes a practical clinical component.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Pharmacy

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science and Pharmacy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biochemistry, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacognosy, pharmacy practice, pharmacy administration, applicable regulations, and professional standards and ethics.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Photography

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Photography. The program offers courses that focus on the fundamental technologies and techniques in digital and analogue photography through a mix of practical workshops, lectures and independent projects.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Psychology

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Public Relations

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Public Affairs. The program offers courses that focus on the study of government relations; media communications; issue management; corporate social responsibility; information dissemination; and strategic communications.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Respiratory Care

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Respiratory Therapy. The program offers courses that focus on the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of patients with respiratory disorders.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Social Sciences

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general sciences including physics, chemistry, nutrition, biology, and environmental science.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Social Work

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Social Work. The program offers courses that enable students to work with individuals, groups, and communities. The program requires students to participate in social work agencies, children's homes, and other institutions.

  • 2011 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, United States

    Web Developer Specialist

    USD 4,362 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the design of technological information systems; computing systems; computer hardware and software components; algorithms, databases, and telecommunications; user tactics; application testing; and human interface design.

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    In 1970 the team was ranked 9th in the nation in pre-season rankings and spent a good part of the season in the top ten among junior colleges in the nation.

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