Geography

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Geography is the science of place and space. Geographers survey where things are located on the surface of the Earth, study how places differ, and investigate human interactions with the environment. The discipline is divided into two main branches: human geography and physical geography. Human geography is concerned with the spatial aspects of human [...]

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Gerontology

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Degrees Offered:
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Overview

Since its inception in 2003, Barton’s gerontology program has prepared students for careers in the broader aging network by providing a solid theoretical and applied foundation in gerontology, while instilling a sense of respect and compassion for older adults. In keeping with the rich heritage of Barton’s [...]

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History

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Degrees Offered:
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

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Studying history is a fundamental way to understand the world in which you live. It also enhances your reading, writing, and thinking skills—skills that have limitless application no matter what career you pursue. At Barton, majoring in history offers a wide range of learning opportunities that will [...]

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International Business

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This is an excellent minor for students with majors in the School of Business as well as students from other areas that are seeking a career in the international sector of the world economy. Students select from courses in International Business, World Geography, Food and Culture, World Religions, Economic Geography and World Trade, Introduction [...]

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Journalism

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Barton’s Mass Communications major offers pre-professional training that prepares students for entry-level positions in specific industries and for graduate school. The program features four areas of concentration: Audio Recording Technology, Broadcast/Video Production, Journalism, and Public Relations. And because these four areas share many courses, completing two concentrations — and enhancing your marketability — is [...]

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Mathematics

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Degrees Offered:
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

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The mathematics major at Barton offers a well-balanced program designed to give you the foundation you need to pursue a career in the private or public sector. You’ll not only master the traditional core of calculus, discrete mathematics, linear algebra, statistics and geometry; [...]

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Political Science

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Degrees Offered:
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

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Major in political science at Barton, and you’ll understand what engaged learning is all about. Along with required internships and class debates, you’ll participate in simulations like a UN Security Council meeting or arguing a case before a mock U.S. Supreme Court. Hands-on experiences like these are [...]

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Psychology

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Degrees Offered:
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

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Majoring in psychology at Barton provides you with a solid science-based, generalist background—precisely the preparation that will make you a strong contender when applying for jobs or graduate school. Along with small classes and involved faculty, you’ll find opportunities for extensive internship experiences and individual original research.

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Public Relations

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Barton’s Mass Communications major offers pre-professional training that prepares students for entry-level positions in specific industries and for graduate school. The program features four areas of concentration: Audio Recording Technology, Broadcast/Video Production, Journalism, and Public Relations. And because these four areas share many courses, completing two concentrations — and enhancing your marketability — is [...]

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Spanish

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Degrees Offered:
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

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When you major in Spanish at Barton, you develop more than mastery of the language. Along with teaching you the skills you need to communicate, we give you the cultural knowledge you need to thrive in today’s global community and to excel in a variety of professions [...]

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