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What is a liberal arts education?

A liberal arts education focuses on a wide array of academic disciplines such as language and literature, the arts, history, philosophy, mathematics, and sciences. This kind of education is intended to provide wide reaching knowledge and cultivate general intellectual ability.

What are the benefits of a liberal arts education?

Many employers value graduates with such degrees because they have critical thinking and analytical skills. A liberal arts education teaches you how to think for yourself, to develop strength of mind and an ordered intellect. The world will become more understandable in that you will be able to see relations between philosophies. You will also gain wisdom to judge ideas for yourself and think independently.

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Last updated on Feb 2, 2009. Originally created on Sep 10, 2008. Report incorrect information.