In today’s rapidly changing career market, a liberal arts education delivers flexibility, critical thinking, communication and creative problem solving skills as well as the ability think across disciplines. These are exactly the skills employers say they need – even more than a particular major!
What Employers Are Saying:
- 80% of employers think every student should acquire broad knowledge in the liberal arts (source)
- “We don’t need more STEM majors. We need more STEM majors with liberal arts training.” -The Washington Post (source)
- “It’s in Apple’s DNA that technology alone is not enough. It’s technology married with liberal arts…that yields the results that make our hearts sing.” – Steve Jobs (source)
- “Software companies are discovering that liberal arts thinking makes them stronger.” – Forbes (source)