High School Student Programs Get Ahead Program

Experience the ultimate college experience while still in high school!! If you live within driving distance of the Barton County Campus, the GAP program offers a chance for you to enroll in coursework right in the midst of the college environment. GAP classes are primarily offered in the afternoons. Course choices include general education and career focused class offerings. Classes traditionally meet Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday from 1:30-3:00p.m.

GAP Schedule

Are you a high school student looking for the ultimate first college experience? If so then the Get Ahead Program (GAP) may be your solution. 

GAP courses are offered on the Barton County Campus in the afternoon.  The Get Ahead Program offers general education classes as well as classes in specific vocational and/or career pathways.  Most classes meet either Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday, from 1:30-3:00 pm.  High school students who elect this college experience will find themselves in classes with traditional and non-traditional college students.  Courses are taught by members of the Barton's full-time faculty.

TITLE CRN  CREDITS  START DATE  END DATE  DAYS  BEGIN TIME  END TIME  ROOM  FEE AMOUNT 
Computer Concepts & Appl 13571 3 13-Oct-14 11-Dec-14 MW 1:30 PM 2:45 PM T117 $15
Interpersonal Communication 14837 3 20-Aug-14 11-Dec-14 TR 1:30 PM 2:45 PM F129  
Public Speaking 10753 3 20-Aug-14 11-Dec-14 MW 1:30 PM 2:45 PM F129  
Intermediate English 11193 3 20-Aug-14 11-Dec-14 TR 1:30 PM 2:45 PM C150  
English Composition I 13888 3 20-Aug-14 11-Dec-14 TR 1:30 PM 2:45 PM C112A  
Digital Image Editing 13570 3 20-Aug-14 11-Dec-14 MW 1:30 PM 3:00 PM T119  
Personal & Community Health 10170 3 20-Aug-14 11-Dec-14 TR 1:30 PM 2:45 PM P4A  
Lifetime Fitness and Wellness 12391 2 20-Aug-14 11-Dec-14 MW 1:30 PM 2:20 PM P5A  
Beginning Reporting 10071 3 20-Aug-14 11-Dec-14 TR 1:30 PM 2:45 PM U124  
College Algebra 10024 3 20-Aug-14 11-Dec-14 TR 1:30 PM 2:45 PM C113  
Introduction to Networking 18059 3 20-Aug-14 11-Dec-14 TR 1:30 PM 3:00 PM T105  
Computer Repair & Upgrade 10939 3 20-Aug-14 11-Dec-14 MW 1:30 PM 2:45 PM T105  
BASIC Programming 11630 3 20-Aug-14 11-Dec-14 TR 1:30 PM 2:45 PM T115  
Foundation of Computer Science 11631 4 20-Aug-14 11-Dec-14 MW 1:30 PM 2:45 PM T115 $15
General Psychology 10212 3 20-Aug-14 11-Dec-14 MW 1:30 PM 2:45 PM F111  
Introduction to Sociology 10220 3 20-Aug-14 11-Dec-14 TR 1:30 PM 2:45 PM F145  

Steps to enroll in a GAP class are as follows:

  1. Determine the course(s) you are interested in taking.

  2. Consult with your high school counselor to determine if GAP classes will work with your high school schedule.

  3. Complete the enrollment process. (Request your principal's signature on the enrollment form)

  4. Determine your method of payment.

    • $84 per credit hour - Barton County Resident
    • $91 per credit hour - Non Barton County Resident
    • Classes in Bold are paid by SB155 (Senate Bill 155 - The Kansas Senate passed Senate Bill 155 in May 2012. This bill authorizes the state of Kansas to pay tuition charges for any tiered Career Technical Courses. Therefore courses designated as SB155 will be available to high school students at no cost except textbook and program fees as applicable.)
  5. Deliver or mail your enrollment form and payment to Barton's Enrollment Services Department as soon as possible.  GAP classes have enrollment limits - enrollment is not guaranteed!
    Specia l Note:  Students may also enroll online by going to www.bartonccc.edu and click " online student services".

  6. Purchase textbooks for the course(s) BEFORE the class starts.