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Liberal Arts Degree- A Career Asset for Students

With the workforce getting more competitive day by day, it is imperative for the students to prepare themselves for a lucrative and high-demand career.

Jul 16, 2018 15:14 IST
MRIIRS

With the workforce getting more competitive day by day, it is imperative for the students to prepare themselves for a lucrative and high-demand career. It has been observed that the employees/professionals from the Liberal Arts background have properly honed valuable skills required for a professional environment and have high creativity quotient along with great critical and communication skills. Various experts have opined that four skills- critical thinking, teamwork, work ethics, and oral and written communication skills, exceed the technical skills.

A Liberal Arts degree is quite a broad and diverse in its approach allowing the students to choose courses from a diverse variety of disciplines. This flexible and highly innovative course allows students to tailor their degrees from a wide range of options in Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies (MRIIRS) offers a Liberal Arts degree providing an opportunity to the students to pursue their professional interests and passion simultaneously. ‘Multi-disciplinary thinking and Collaboration ability’ are inculcated in the students through a Liberal Arts course at Faculty of Behavioral and Social Sciences, MRIIRS.

The Liberal Arts course at MRIIRS comprises of Foundation, Minor and Major courses wherein foundation courses are mandatory, and under minor and major courses, various choice-based programs are offered from different streams. Under the Liberal Arts program, students get the liberty to choose subjects that provide them an opportunity to learn alternative levels of proficiency in the chosen subjects after completion of the course.

At MRIIRS, the classroom teaching has been coupled with 360-degree coaching and mentoring, and Life Skills Training (LiST) to equip students with general self-management skills and social skills. In addition to this, Vedic Mathematics has been included in the curriculum to encourage students to be more creative at problem solving by using more than one method for a particular situation.

Some of the great careers that one can take after a liberal arts degree are of a Public Relations specialist, Archaeologist, Copywriter, Sales director, Economist, Sociologist, Psychologist, Actor and many more. Other diverse and high-demand careers include client service specialist, business development manager, intelligence analyst, and project manager.

So let’s go ahead on the road less travelled with Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies!