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Liberal arts teach critical thought
Liberal arts teach critical thought

Liberal arts schools are enduring an unrelenting attack in the public media. Critics of higher education rail against the excessive cost of a college education and the high rate of student debt and default. In linking college completion with potential income and job skills, liberal arts majors have fallen prey to the old question of "what can you do with that major?" I teach economics in a business school where the majors are every parent's dream: accounting, economics, finance, information systems/operations management, marketing and management. There is an assumption that study in these disciplines results in job opportunities immediately following college graduation....

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