The Scope of Your Education

Lots of controversy over the past couple of weeks around Governor Rick Scott of Florida’s comments about the uselessness of certain liberal arts programs; here’s Arizona State President Michael Crow’s response. . . . Crow is an important advocate for creativity and the arts as a self-conscious part of every student’s education.

The Broadly Educated Citizen


About jchall1960

I'm the instructor for FA 200, Introduction to the Arts at the University of Alabama
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2 Responses to The Scope of Your Education

  1. Nure Kassas says:

    I don’t think that one field should be considered more important that another. I think that we need people from every area of study whether it’s medicine, engineering, computer science, language, theater, anthropology, or anything else in order for our society to function properly. All fields balance one another out, and if we neglect any field of study, then the scales will be tipped.

  2. Who is anyone to say what study is “needed” more than the other. Some students’ motivation to going to school is based off of them having an outlet in liberal arts. I think there needs to be well-rounded program offered to the students including liberal arts. I believe it adds more value to the school.

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