Liberal Arts Education Research Paper

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Liberal arts education is a very controversial degree as it has many advantages but also has a lot of critiques, in this essay I shall talk about the full benefits of the liberal arts degree and debunk the critiques that surround it. “Liberal arts education is a term that can be interpreted in different ways. It can refer to certain areas of literature, language, art history, music history, philosophy, history, mathematics, psychology, and science. It can also refer to studies on a liberal arts program”. A liberal arts education will prepare you for the world of work by providing you with an invaluable set of employability skills; by allowing you to think for yourself and giving you the skills to communicate effectively to others and having…show more content…
“you will be encouraged to take courses in at least some of the major categories within the liberal arts: Humanities (English Literature, Modern Languages, History, Philosophy), Social Sciences (Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Sociology) Creative Arts (Fine Art, Theatre, Speech, Creative Writing), and the Sciences”. (Why Study the Liberal Arts?) This quote explains how much knowledge a liberal arts student can have rather than just having one field of knowledge, a liberal arts student now knows a wide array of topics that would not be taught in other…show more content…
Census Bureau four year college graduates in America earned an average paycheck nearly double that of high school graduates. Holders of doctoral degrees earned nearly three times, and holders of professional degrees more than four times” ( Stuart tannock 45) this quote means that people with professional degrees earned four times more than the regular high school graduate and this can most likely be achieved by having a liberal arts education, not only is it preparing us for the future but it is preparing us for a prosperous and wealthy

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