This paper explores the discussions of liberal arts schools and business schools. The author provides general background information for both liberal arts and business schools. In addition, the author discusses the financial complications students encounter especially those who attend liberal arts schools and the financial challenges liberal arts schools are faced with. Lastly, the author discusses her opinion on whether or not liberal arts schools and business schools should be combined. The author conducted research via the Internet using only peer-reviewed sources obtain from proquest.
Combining Liberal Arts and Business Schools
A Review of Liberal Arts and Business Schools
The big question is whether liberal arts and business schools should be combined. Colleges and universities need to be preparing their students to use their knowledge, skills, and capability in a range of conditions wherever necessary in order to uphold a competitive edge in the world today. It is important for people to have specialized knowledge along with fundamental skills like communicating and creative problem solving. In the world today, the demand for certain job qualities are changing as technology changes. There are different views on whether liberal arts education is beneficial and whether or not liberal arts schools should be merged with business schools.
Merging business education into liberal arts seems to be a beneficial merge however, there seems to be speculations and hardships stopping this merge from ever happening. Business schools seem more grounded, more beneficial and covers more of what today’s jobs are looking forward when hiring new employees. There has always been doubts about whether liberal arts schools is a waste of time, only teaching certain subjects but not quite enough to get the students good jobs leaving students in extreme debt. However, liberal arts schools are not bad at all,...