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CBS MoneyWatch published an article that said today’s employers are looking for college graduates with a broad range of skills and experience specific to their field. If you hope one day to work for one of them, we have good news. Four years here and you’re employable for life.
Why? Like a full-body workout, the liberal arts exercise all the mental muscles, teaching you crucial skills—how to collect information, to critically evaluate data, to communicate your findings clearly and back them up with solid research.
These are the very skills employers look for when hiring new graduates.
Liberate yourself with liberal arts
Ever since Harvard opened its doors in 1636, liberal arts colleges like Eckerd have insisted that the best preparation for an uncertain future is a broad, “liberal” education.
That’s why every student at Eckerd takes four years of classes across a wide variety of fields—art, literature, the natural and social sciences—regardless of their major. Often called General Education, these courses provide the skills you’ll need to thrive over the long term: critical thought, the ability to make complex decisions and a commitment to lifelong learning.
You’ll be ready for anything life throws at you.
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Many of our students are high achievers who thrive on constant challenge. They’re the ones who did internships in high school, lettered in sports and captained the debate team, and earned college credit before high school graduation. If this sounds like you, check out these ways to push yourself.