Why Liberal Arts?

A Liberal Arts education is a terrific foundation for a career in a range of fields.  Read these articles on the value of a Liberal Arts Education in the workplace:

Almost every occupation requires strong analytical, communication, organizational, and team management skills in addition to the ability to solve problems, adapt to new situations and work within the diverse global framework of the world today.

Liberal arts graduates develop the ability to learn.  You can take information, break it down, build on it, create from it and produce a product or end result.  These skills are essential in a rapidly changing world.

Candidate Skills Info

Transferable Skills

  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Adaptability to change
  • Critical and analytical thinking
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Global perspective
  • Ability to work in groups and independently
  • An understanding of issues of diversity and conflict resolution



resume attributes

In addition to your broad liberal arts education, employers value:

  • internship or work experience before graduating
  • community service and volunteer experiences
  • leadership skills through clubs and organizations
  • exposure to business related courses; such as entrepreneurship, management and finance & accounting
  • exposure to quantitative courses such as statistics, mathematics and computer science