All students at the University of Kentucky have to take multiple classes in the College of Arts and Sciences to fulfill their general education requirements. 

But in today’s increasingly specialized world, some people question the practicality and benefits of classes in the liberal arts: sure, studying English is quaint, but unnecessary; history is a good hobby, but nothing more; a foreign language is interesting, but that’s all. 

They beg the question, who needs the liberal arts? 

Ask UK A&S graduates, however, and they will readily tell you that their education in the liberal arts greatly rewarded them both professionally and personally. 

Their answer: everyone needs the liberal arts....Read full story

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