Alvin Community College

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Alvin Community College
Alvin Community College A Building
Established1948
TypePublic, 2-year, Community College
PresidentDr. A. R. Allbright
DeanDr. John Bethscheider, Dean of Instruction/Provost
Students5,736
LocationAlvin, Texas, United States
MascotDolphin
Websitehttp://www.alvincollege.edu/
 
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Alvin Community College
Alvin Community College A Building
Established1948
TypePublic, 2-year, Community College
PresidentDr. A. R. Allbright
DeanDr. John Bethscheider, Dean of Instruction/Provost
Students5,736
LocationAlvin, Texas, United States
MascotDolphin
Websitehttp://www.alvincollege.edu/

Alvin Community College (ACC) is a community college in Brazoria County in the U.S. state of Texas. Alvin Community College provides educational opportunities in workforce training, academics, technical fields, adult basic education, and personal development.[1]

As defined by the Texas Legislature, the official service area of ACC is the following:[2]


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Academics

Alvin Community College offers a wide variety of career programs and majors that lead directly to the job market. ACC offers degrees in Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Associate of Arts (AA) and Associate of Science (AS), as well as many certificate programs.[3] ACC participates in the Texas Common Course Numbering System, or TCCNS, a voluntary cooperative effort by many Texas colleges and universities to create a standard set of course designations for transfer students at the freshman and sophomore level. This allows students to take classes which will transfer to a university. ACC Department of Continuing Education and Workforce Development also offers a variety of programs that allow students to further or begin new careers in a number of fields including health care, professional services, industrial arts and more.[4]

Campuses

3110 Mustang Rd Alvin, TX 77511

2319 N. Grand Blvd. Pearland, TX 77581

In addition, a museum devoted to the baseball career of Alvin's most famous resident, Nolan Ryan, is located on the ACC main campus. Ryan studied veterinary medicine at ACC, then known as Alvin Junior College, during a few off-seasons early in his career.[5]

References

  1. ^ Alvin Community College Website. "Alvin Community College Accreditation". http://www.alvincollege.edu/about/accreditation.htm. 
  2. ^ Texas Education Code, Section 130.163, "Alvin Community College District Service Area".
  3. ^ Alvin Community College Website. "Alvin Community College Degree and Certificate Programs". http://www.alvincollege.edu/degrees/. 
  4. ^ Alvin Community College CEWD Website. "Alvin Community College CEWD". http://www.alvincollege.edu/cewd/. 
  5. ^ Walter Bingham (June 1, 1970). "Say It Again, Rube!". Sports Illustrated. http://157.166.224.105/vault/article/magazine/MAG1083668/2/index.htm. Retrieved 2010-02-26. 

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