It’s been said that studying liberal arts can mean earning a degree that is too general, or not focused enough on one skill. It’s even been said that it can be difficult to get a job with such a degree.
But many experts disagree, citing the benefits of a course of study that includes mastering a diverse body of knowledge, from history to media to science.
AOL Jobs looks at four benefits of having a liberal arts degree and how degree-holders can effectively market themselves while job seeking.
You’re employable …
An important thing to remember is if you have a Bachelor of Arts it doesn’t mean you won’t find a job. There are positives and negatives to any field of study and the pros definitely outweigh the cons for liberal arts.
While there are many sectors that directly pull from the liberal arts, many companies (like Disney) prefer their entry-level employees to have a blank slate and will train on the job.