What are liberal arts?

  • (noun): Studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills).
    Synonyms: humanistic discipline, humanities, arts

Some articles on liberal arts, liberal:

Liberal Arts Colleges In The United States - Further Reading
... "Antecedents of the Liberal Arts College." The Journal of Higher Education ... Distinctively American The Residential Liberal Arts Colleges, 2000 ... "The Role of the Liberal Arts College." The Journal of Higher Education ...
History Of University Of Santo Tomas - Establishment of Colleges - Degree-conferring Colleges
... University Philosophy, Faculty of 1611 1611, Oldest school of Philosophy in the Philippines Liberal Arts, Faculty of (defunct) 1611 ... Canon Law, Faculty of 1733 ...
Liberal Arts, Inc. - Abandonment and Controversy
... who was to have been the "angel" in the proposed new liberal-arts college.. ... entire benefits of the endowment fund to Liberal Arts, Inc.. ...
Louise Cowan
... she has taught at Texas Christian University and Thomas More College of Liberal Arts ... Cowan has been vastly influential in the fostering of the liberal arts, helping shape core curricula for several liberal arts universities ...
St. Ignatius Institute - Founding and Great Books Curriculum
... called, "a completely integrated liberal arts program in the Jesuit tradition." Fessio, a theological conservative, founded the SII in reaction to curriculum changes at the university which ... The four-year long sequence of studies in the liberal arts was designed to follow a method of seminars and lectures based on the students' reading of the Great Books of the Western World, in a roughly ... Students who fulfilled the requirements of the SII were awarded a Certificate in the Liberal Arts, by which USF and the SII certified that the student had achieved USF's ...

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