Continuing Education

Barton’s Continuing Education Program offers educational opportunities to individuals throughout their lives. These non-credit-bearing courses address interests such as skill upgrades and training, cultural advancement, or personal creative development.

Our Continuing Education classes are currently offered on campus, and the minimum enrollment is seven students. Barton College reserves the right to postpone or cancel classes because of insufficient enrollment.

Fall 2016 Courses

ACC 001A – MBARC – Topics in Accounting

Dates: August 16 – October 4
Schedule: Tuesday; 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Hines Hall 103
Cost: $250.00
Register by: August 12, 2016

Instructor: Dr. Rena Corbett
The course focuses on the concepts, principles, processes, and systems used in financial accounting for the development of the financial statements for external reporting to investors. Managerial accounting is emphasized to enable the accountant to partner with management for leading the successful planning, directing, motivating, and controlling of a company’s current and future operations. Ethical and legal issues are considered important to the strategic business manager to provide transparency in financial reporting for investor-informed decision-making.

NOTE: Students are required to bring a laptop to each class session.

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OMT 001A – MBARC – Topics in Operations Management

Dates: October 12 – December 14
Schedule: Wednesday; 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Hines Hall 102
Cost: $250.00
Register by: October 8, 2016

Instructor: Dr. Jun Hyuk Kwon
This course is an introduction to Operations Management (OM) and its role in organizations. OM is the set of activities involved in planning, organizing, and controlling the production of goods and services; and this is the core for what the organization does. This course develops the student’s understanding of the scope of OM and introduces OM techniques and practices to pursue more advanced work in OM.

NOTE: Students are required to bring a laptop to each class session.

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PNT 001F – Painting Materials and Techniques

Dates: August 16 – October 4
Schedule: Tuesday; 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Location: Case Art Building 101
Cost: $108.00
Register by: August 15, 2016

Instructor: Maureen O’Neill
This is an exploration class in painting as a medium. Emphasis on improving technique, with attention placed on composition, color mixing, and application. Appropriate for artists of all skill levels.

Tools Needed: Sketchbook, Oil Paints, Various Brushes, Palette Knife, Oil Painting Medium, Gamblin Gamsol, Gesso, Canvases

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DAN 001A – Introduction to Tap Dance

Dates: September 7 – 28
Schedule: Wednesday; 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Kennedy Family Theatre
Cost: $36.00
Register by: September 6, 2016

Instructor: Sherry Allen
This introductory course will offer instruction in tap dance focusing on isolated movements and rhythm, vocabulary, quick study skills, and combinations of tap steps.

Supplies Needed: Tap Shoes

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MCL 001A – How to Prepare for an Audition in Musical Theatre

Dates: September 12 – October 3
Schedule: Monday; 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Kennedy Family Theatre
Cost: $36.00
Register by: September 8, 2016

Instructor: Sherry Allen
This course will offer instruction in selecting appropriate music in showcasing individual talent, rehearsing music for audition preparation, learning audition etiquette, learning song interpretation/lyric monologue, and providing mock audition experiences.

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PNT 001G – Painting Materials and Techniques

Dates: October 18 – December 6
Schedule: Tuesday; 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Location: Case Art Building 101
Cost: $108.00
Register by: October 17, 2016

Instructor: Maureen O’Neill
This course is designed for the painting student who would like to work on independent painting projects that are self-directed. Each student will work under the supervision of the instructor, and the class will have regularly scheduled individual and group critiques, as well as discussions about the painting materials and techniques.

Tools Needed: Sketchbook, Oil Paints, Various Brushes, Palette Knife, Oil Painting Medium, Gamblin Gamsol, Gesso, Canvases

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Admissions

Eligible students must be at least 18 years old. Some courses may have additional requirements.

Registration

To enroll, students must complete the registration form, pay the registration fees, and attend the first meeting of the class.

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Use the online form or visit the Office of Lorraine Raper in Hackney Library to register for classes.

Fees

The cost for Continuing Education courses will be determined on a course-by-course basis. See each offering below for its fee.

Students are eligible for a 100 percent refund if they officially withdraw from their classes prior to the first class meeting or if a class is canceled because of insufficient enrollment. Once classes begin, no refunds will be given.