As the college moves forward with these changes, maintaining the quality of the education that the students receive must remain as important as its survival. I believe that the new focus on STEM, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, and Kinesiology are enhanced by including Liberal Arts in the programs. Art History, French, German, Music, and Religious Studies have been hallmarks that draw students to the college and have been a major factor in its designation as a College That Changes Lives. To weaken them signals a reduced emphasis on Liberal Arts and risks diminishing the reputation for the high quality, well-rounded education that McDaniel has always enjoyed. One does not have to major in these areas in order to develop valuable insights and receive a more complete education from the courses offered in these disciplines.