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Barton Advantages

Classroom Environment

  • Small classes - one on one attention
  • Hands-on classes
  • ​Students leave Barton understanding accounting processes and basic business foundations more than students at the same grade level that started at a university

Instructors who care in and outside of classroom

  • Instructor led study sessions
  • Instructors take students on college transfer visits and assist them with individual enrollment

Advisement system

  • Promotes seamless transition to a four-year university

Barton’s Connection to the Business World

  • Opportunities to network with regional businesses
  • Employers contact us wanting our students as employees
  • Advisory board from the regional business community gives program instructors advice about the program; how we can continually improve to meet current industry standards

Opportunity to participate in community service through our student driven club “Community Service Organization”

Curriculum Includes “Work Ethics” Components

  • Research from industry shows business leaders value strong work and business ethics as well as leadership qualities.  Students with these characteristics have the best opportunity for employment.

What are some of our graduates doing?

  • Our graduates are working in careers such as: Accounting, Communications, Finance, Marketing & Management, Travel & Tourism, Event Coordination, Education, and Mechanical Supervisor

Occupational Outlook

  • General and Operation Managers can expect to earn between $58,230 and $128,580 annually depending on industry and responsibility
  • Growth potential varies by industries:
    • Highest growth projection is in areas of professional, scientific, and technical services
    • Average or above growth in administrative and support services

Source: Kansas Career Pipeline

Business Program Curriculum Guides

The business curriculum is designed to provide the general education requirements and core business courses for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, business management & leadership, economics, finance, management, marketing or banking. Consideration must be given to course placement in terms of course offerings, degree of difficulty, continuity, and credits earned. Electives must meet the transfer requirements of your transferring institution. Students should coordinate with the business school of the transfer college or university. This program is available on campus and online.  Other careers you might want to consider:  Technical Accounting , Business Management & Leadership or Business Administrative Technology.

Curriculum Guides

Curriculum Guides
Associate in Science 
Accounting -  Business - Finance - Management - Marketing - Economics

Semester Templates
Associate in Science 
Accounting - Business - Finance - Management - Marketing - Economics

Curriculum Guides to Transfer Institutions
Associate in Science
Business - Emporia State University
Business - Fort Hays State University
Business - Kansas State University
Business - University of Kansas
Business - Wichita State University

Curriculum Guide - Kansas State University - College to University Agreement
Business - Kansas State University - (Degree can be completed online!)
Economics - Kansas State University - Bachelor's in General Business)