Liberal Studies

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An associates degree in Liberal Studies is a great way to start your college career.  It gives you the flexibility to create your own degree program that will work for you and your transfer institution.  Getting an associate's degree with a Liberal Studies emphasis can apply to any bachelor's degree pursuit.

Curriculum Guides

2018-2020 Curriculum Guides: Students who enrolled in their program prior to Summer 2020 should use the following Curriculum Guide.

2018-2020 Associate in Arts
2018-2020 Associate in Science

2020-2022 Curriculum Guides: Students who enrolled in their program Summer 2020 or after should use the following Curriculum Guide.

2020-2022 Associate in Arts
2020-2022 Associate in Science

Check out the Bulletin of Classes for a full listing of courses available.

Students Preparing to Transfer

Barton Community College's Liberal Studies curriculum is designed to provide the general education requirement and core Liberal Studies courses for students who plan to transfer to a four year college or university to complete a bachelor's degree in Liberal Studies. Electives must meet the requirements of your transferring institution. Students should coordinate with their advisor for transferability.

Discover Career Paths

Visit the What Can I Do with My Major? webpage to find helpful resources on career paths, employers and more!