Students pursuing an emphasis in English have a broad array of interests in the language and written arts.   


Journalism students focus on critical thinking, research and writing skills. Students are encouraged to post their output on their personal social media.

Modern Languages 

Pursuit of study within modern languages prepares students by supporting language fluency and providing courses that can be transferred in support of a four year degree.  


Students pursuing a Communication degree are focused on a variety of communication forms. A Communication major is appropriate for a wide variety of careers including, Law, Business, and Public Relations. 

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Barton's ESOL courses offer tiered instruction in the English language for new language learners as well as for those wanting to improve their English language skills.