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Several community colleges offer associate's degree programs in the humanities, liberal arts or even general studies these interdisciplinary programs often cover a broad range of subjects, including psychology, english, history and science they are often designed for students who want to complete. The college of liberal arts is central to the intellectual and artistic life of the university of nevada, reno we contribute to the university’s efforts to provide. The william j maxwell college of arts and sciences offers students a broad foundation in the liberal arts through the general education program and its disciplinary. Paula salvio, chair and professor of education, has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the lindberg award, given annually to the outstanding teacher-scholar in the college of liberal arts. In the united states, liberal arts colleges are schools emphasizing undergraduate study in the liberal arts the teaching at liberal arts colleges is often socratic, typically with small classes, and often has a lower student-to-teacher ratio than at large universities professors teaching classes are often allowed to concentrate more on their teaching.
By chad brose, former lis/ino graduate assistant a wide variety of careers are available to students who complete a liberal studies major lis graduates find entry into careers in business, government, and social service agencies like adult and family services, criminal justice, and health and welfare. A false choice is emerging both on campuses and off between a “liberal education” on the one hand and “professional training” on the other there is confusion about what the liberal arts are or what a liberal education means, and some policy makers see liberal education as unrelated to the.
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Going to college for a degree that you cannot even use, that was president barack obama’s thoughts about graduating with a liberal arts degree it was reported that president obama made remarks about liberal arts and criticized the effectiveness a degree in liberal arts would have in training people for jobs “[a] lot of young.
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