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liberal arts

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Definition studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)
  • It is a prestigious liberal arts school.
liberal arts = focusing on studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills
  • I plan to get a liberal arts degree and then apply to law school.
  • liberal arts = focusing on studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills
  • It felt unbearably selfish, just downright wrong, to be indulging myself with an education in the liberal arts at a fancy private college while Mom and Dad were on the streets.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • liberal arts = studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)
  • We have the liberal arts and we have the useful arts.
    James Joyce  --  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • liberal arts = studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)
  • I knew I didn't want to major in anything practical like business or engineering, and toward the end of my freshman year, I started talking to other liberal arts majors.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • liberal arts = related to studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)
  • The old man admitted to being a retired English professor who had been thrown out upon the world forty years ago when the last liberal arts college shut for lack of students and patronage.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Fahrenheit 451
  • liberal arts = intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than specific technical skills)
  • Shamsoun, Natnael, and Yousph were all accepted at Pfeiffer University, a liberal arts college in North Carolina.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • liberal arts = intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills
  • My sister is going to a "small liberal arts college back East" called Sarah Lawrence.
    Stephen Chbosky  --  The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • liberal arts = intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills
  • This was during my second semester at UC Berkeley, where I had enrolled as a liberal arts major and later changed to fine arts.
    Amy Tan  --  The Joy Luck Club
  • liberal arts = studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills
  • Oh no, nothing like that, just a liberal arts course.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • liberal arts = intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills
  • But colleges, particularly small liberal arts colleges like Reed, tend not to be rigid bureaucracies.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • liberal arts = intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills
  • Selective, challenging, with an emphasis on liberal arts.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • liberal arts = studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills
  • Through the trees, she could just make out the spire that belonged to the chapel at Hollis College, the small liberal arts school where her dad taught.
    Sara Shepard  --  Pretty Little Liars
  • liberal arts = intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills
  • Like Clarkebury, Healdtown was a mission school of the Methodist Church, and provided a Christian and liberal arts education based on an English model.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • liberal arts = studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills
  • At thirty-one, Graham was the youngest college president in America, manning the helm at Northwestern Schools, a small Christian Bible school, liberal arts college, and seminary in Minneapolis.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • liberal arts = intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills
  • My eldest brother's wife, Becky, had gone to Oberlin College in Ohio and she told me I should apply because they had a great liberal arts school, a conservatory of music, and most of all, scholarship money.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • liberal arts = studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills
  • If the liberal arts do nothing else, they provide engaging metaphors for the thinking they displace.
    Roger Zelazny  --  My Name is Legion
  • Wick Sachs was an undergrad at the time, a liberal arts student, very brilliant mind.
    James Patterson  --  Kiss the Girls
  • But he didn't trust all the liberal arts girls who found him romantic, his scars from a birthmark and beatings things they wanted to cure.
    Alice Sebold  --  Lucky
  • Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building, after the storm of June 13, 1892.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City

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