Tag: liberal arts

Can I study science at a liberal arts college?

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Yes, nearly every liberal arts college will offer some majors in science disciplines and many offer interdisciplinary programs like biochemistry, neuroscience and/or environmental studies. Along with the science, you get a well-rounded exposure to other disciplines. read more

Liberal Arts Change Lives

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Executive Director, Colleges That Change Lives

Liberal arts: Are they "good"? Are they "dead"? Do they have a place in higher education, especially when we consider the cost? read more

5 Reasons Why You Need a Liberal Arts Education

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

You may wonder why it's necessary to take classes outside your field of study, aka liberal arts courses. But the liberal arts are in fact useful. Here are five reasons why. read more

My College Search: Why I Want to Attend a Small Liberal Arts College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

One student on her college search explains why she is leaning toward small liberal arts colleges over large research universities. read more

Science in the Liberal Arts

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Associate Professor, Advisor, Physics Department Chair, Manhattan College

Think you can't pursue your scientific ambitions at a liberal arts college? Think again. read more

In Defense of a Liberal Arts Education

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Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

Considering studying the liberal arts--but scared of its alleged straight-to-retail job placement reputation? Before you let the naysayers get to you, take heart from a passionate proponent of these lost liberal arts. read more

College Search Tips for Students in the Arts

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Director of Marketing and Communications, Columbus College of Art & Design

If you're a high school student considering a major the arts, here are a few things to consider before choosing a college. read more

General Education Requirements: What's the Point?

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Former Assistant Editor, Online Specialist, Carnegie Communications

Many students think courses unrelated to their majors are completely pointless. Turns out, those gen ed requirements are a lot more important than you think. read more

The Power of a Business Minor

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Assistant Editor, Online Specialist

If your calling is in a major with lackluster job opportunities, it's hard to stand by your dreams. Alas, the economy doesn't change your talent for ceramics or passion for Eastern studies or desire to play music. What is a prospective student to do? read more

Social Sciences and Humanities Majors and Potential Jobs

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Why do people act, dress, and live like they do? From the cultures that comprise the world today to the ancient civilizations we can't seem to learn enough about, the social sciences and humanities allow you to explore all that separates humans from the other primates. read more