There is Value in Liberal Arts Education

“With significant attention being paid to the utility of an education within STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math), liberal arts grads may find themselves asking: What is the value of their liberal arts education?”

“A survey of 400 employers conducted by The Conference Board, Corporate Voices for Working Families, the Partnership for 21st Century Skills, and the Society for Human Resource Management found that applied skills such as oral communication, critical thinking, creativity and teamwork ‘trump basic knowledge and skills, such as reading comprehension and mathematics,’ for career success.”

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By Marshall Uhlig
Marshall Uhlig Career Counselor-College of Liberal & Fine Arts Marshall Uhlig