There has been significant discussion in both the academic and popular press concerning the significance of American higher education – both in terms of its curricular offerings, its cost and the economic outcomes.
There is a range of institutions within American higher education which offer varying types of degrees and curricula. Is a strictly liberal arts (classical) education practical? Or is such education a reflection of elitism. Should college as we now know it be radically reformed to reflect today’s student population and technology?
In 5-7 pages, make a case either for or against liberal arts (or somewhere in between) as well as what you think college(s) should offer in the 21st century.