Antelope Valley College

Antelope Valley College is a community college located in Lancaster which serves the Antelope Valley and the high desert of Los Angeles County. Antelope Valley College offers Associate Degree Programs, Career Technical Programs, and Transfer/General Education Courses and educational diplomas.

  • Average Tuition USD 4,050
  • Total Annual Cost USD 19,374

School Description

Antelope Valley College was established in 1929 as an extension of Antelope Valley Joint Union High School in Lancaster. The college was established by high school officials as a way to provide local residents with access to the first two years of a college education. 

Today Antelope Valley College prides itself as providing a quality, comprehensive education for a diverse community of learners. It is committed to the success of its students by offering value and opportunity to all members of our community. Since the fall of 2016, AVC began offering bachelor’s program in Airframe Manufacturing Technology, specifically designed for the needs of local aerospace industry employees.

Diploma Programs

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    Administration of Justice, AS-T

    USD 4,050 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.

  • 3041 W Ave K, Lancaster, CA 93536, USA

    Airframe Manufacturing Technology

    USD 4,050 Tuition Fee

    AVC’s Airframe Manufacturing Technology program is designed to meet the need in the aerospace industry for multi-skilled individuals who understand, perform, and serve as first-line leads in the major processes of manufacturing the structural components of an aircraft for civilian and military specifications.

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    Anthropology, AA-T

    USD 4,050 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual knowledge of Anthropology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human language, culture, societies, biological and material remains, biology, and the behavior of primates.

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    Art History, AA-T

    USD 4,050 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Art History. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the historical development of art; the theory of art; art history research methods; the conservation of works of art; and the study of specific periods, cultures, styles, and themes.

  • 3041 W Ave K, Lancaster, CA 93536, USA

    Biology, AS-T

    USD 4,050 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.

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    Business Administration, AS-T

    USD 4,050 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.

  • 3041 W Ave K, Lancaster, CA 93536, USA

    Career Technical Education

    USD 4,050 Tuition Fee

    Preparation for entry-level positions in a number of exciting careers is available through the Career Technical Education division at Antelope Valley College.

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    Chemistry, AS-T

    USD 4,050 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.

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    Communication Studies, AA-T

    USD 4,050 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.

  • 3041 W Ave K, Lancaster, CA 93536, USA

    Early Childhood Education, AS-T

    USD 4,050 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.

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    Economics, AA-T

    USD 4,050 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient allocation of resources; economic theory; micro and macroeconomics; comparative economic systems; banking systems; international economics; quantitative analytical methods; and public policy.

  • 3041 W Ave K, Lancaster, CA 93536, USA

    English, AA-T

    USD 4,050 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.

  • 3041 W Ave K, Lancaster, CA 93536, USA

    Geography, AA-T

    USD 4,050 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Landscape Architecture. The program offers courses that focus on the study of geology and hydrology; soils, groundcovers, and horticultural elements; project and site planning; landscape design, history, and theory; environmental design; applicable law and regulations; and professional responsibilities and standards.

  • 3041 W Ave K, Lancaster, CA 93536, USA

    Geology, AS-T

    USD 4,050 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Botany. The program offers courses that focus on plant physiology, plant ecology, plant molecular biology, plant evolution, and genetic engineering of plants.

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    Health & Safety Sciences

    USD 4,050 Tuition Fee

    The Health & Safety Sciences division provides a service program designed to accommodate all students through physical activity courses, health education courses, intramural sports, and intercollegiate athletics.

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    History, AA-T

    USD 4,050 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

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    Math, Science, and Engineering

    USD 4,050 Tuition Fee

    The Math, Science, and Engineering division provides students with a broad selection of courses in the sciences and mathematics to serve as a foundation for transfer to four-year universities and increasing one’s own understanding. Disciplines include Mathematics, Physical Sciences, and Life and Natural Sciences.

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    Mathematics, AS-T

    USD 4,050 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

  • 3041 W Ave K, Lancaster, CA 93536, USA

    Music, AA-T

    USD 4,050 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.

  • 3041 W Ave K, Lancaster, CA 93536, USA

    Philosophy, AA-T

    USD 4,050 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Philosophy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of Eastern and Western philosophy, aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, and contemporary philosophy.

  • 3041 W Ave K, Lancaster, CA 93536, USA

    Physics, AS-T

    USD 4,050 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

  • 3041 W Ave K, Lancaster, CA 93536, USA

    Political Science, AA-T

    USD 4,050 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Political Science. The program offers courses that focus on understanding political ideas, ideologies, institutions, policies, processes, and behavior. As well as groups, classes, government, diplomacy, law, strategy, and war.

  • 3041 W Ave K, Lancaster, CA 93536, USA

    Psychology, AA-T

    USD 4,050 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.

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    Rhetoric & Literacy

    USD 4,050 Tuition Fee

    The Rhetoric & Literacy division offers an array of courses and services. These are designed to help students improve their academic skills, such as reading, writing, and critical thinking, and to enhance their understanding of the diverse ways that ideas are communicated in a society.

  • 3041 W Ave K, Lancaster, CA 93536, USA

    Social & Behavioral Sciences

    USD 4,050 Tuition Fee

    Social sciences encompass the study of subjects leading to a better understanding of ourselves and of the world in which we live. Disciplines include Social Science, Behavioral Science, Economic Development, and Family and Consumer Sciences.

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    Sociology, AA-T

    USD 4,050 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Sociology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of family; religion; media; global development; and methods of research.

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    Spanish, AA-T

    USD 4,050 Tuition Fee

    The program offers courses that develop students' Spanish conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

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    Studio Arts, AA-T

    USD 4,050 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.

  • 3041 W Ave K, Lancaster, CA 93536, USA

    Studio Arts, AA-T

    USD 4,050 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.

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    Aubrey Byron Chase was the first graduate of Antelope Valley College who went on to become a military chaplain and a Baptist minister.

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