Category Archive: Majors

May 21

Day 1 – Hiking and Learning

Today, we explored Christmount. We hiked up to the trail and took note of some of the plant life that grew along the side of the road. We saw several different types of ferns including; lady fern, Christmas fern, and New York fern. We learned that different types of ferns have different types of arrangements …

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Apr 18

New Club on Campus!

When I first came to Barton, I was surprised to learn that there wasn’t a Mass Communications Club for us mass communication majors. Well, I took the initiative to start the club. Two of my friends and I, who are also mass communication majors, took the idea to the Director of Student Activities, and she …

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Apr 07

Criminal Justice & Criminology and Political Science!

When people ask – “What’s your major?” – my response is “A mouth full.” Saying “I am a double major in Criminal Justice and Criminology and Political Science” is a lot to put into one breath. Not only do people look astounded, but they ask me if that is really three majors. It’s not three …

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Apr 07

Mass Communications

I’m a mass communications major with a concentration in journalism and public relations, and I have to say that I LOVE IT! One of my favorite things to do is to write, so that makes journalism and public relations the perfect major for me. The mass communications department at Barton is smaller than some of …

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Feb 11

Math, My Favorite Class? Who Knew?

So far, this semester is going great! I enjoy all of my classes, and I have some great professors. My favorite class is Race and Ethnic Relations taught by Professor Shingleton. It is a social work class, but I’m taking it because it is required for the criminal justice minor. From the start, I knew …

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Jan 31

First Week Back!

We started classes back last Tuesday, and now it is Monday! I have had all of my classes except one, which I will be heading to today at 4:30. This class is only one night a week, so it lasts until 7:00. Other than that one class, I can say I am excited for my …

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Jan 28

College Essentials: Textbooks!!

I know when you think of course textbooks you may think of those huge textbooks about the size of a Harry Potter book. Well, yes, at Barton, you might have to purchase one that size. Last semester, I purchased all of my course textbooks at Barton’s bookstore. The prices for the books are very reasonable, …

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Jan 28

Back at Barton

It feels so good to be back at school. Winter break was long and fun, but I’m glad to be back around my friends that I missed. So far, my classes have been great! This semester I will be taking courses within my minor, which is Criminal Justice. I think that this semester I’m going …

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Jan 28

The Balancing Act

Learning to balance everything while in college is very important. It is a trait that you will soon realize that you have to grasp very quickly. The life of a college student can be very stressful at times and very easy at others, but you have to learn how to balance things and prioritize. Don’t …

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Jan 19

Bring it On: Spring Semester!

We have less than a week before the spring 2011 semester begins!!!  I am so excited and ready to be back at Barton and to get things started. I think that this semester is going to be much easier than fall semester. Last semester was my first semester at Barton (I transferred from another school), …

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