Liberal arts education is an approach to education that focuses on providing a broad educational experience, as well as the opportunity to conduct in-depth study on specific, student-generated topics of interest. Although the goals of liberal arts education vary, they generally revolve around students fostering and developing a strong sense of social responsibility, as well as critical thinking, and analytical and social skills that can be applied to real-world settings. Liberal arts education has a history of placing particular emphasis on knowledge as a process, rather than a product. Liberal arts education continues to ponder and redefine its academic identity to meet the needs of modern-day contexts.

Liberal arts education has its roots in the classical period, which consisted of the trivium of deductive reasoning and ...

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