Recent comparative studies of post-college employment in the UK show that humanities graduates do better than STEM graduates in employability among the fastest growing sectors of the economy. In times of economic uncertainty, liberal arts training fosters a broader skillset that enables graduates greater flexibility in moving from one professional sector to another. Focused on conditions in the UK, the article calls for a more interdisciplinary approach to college (found in the US) where students can gain from mutually informing liberal arts and STEM disciplines.*
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*Thanks to Scott Miller for the reference.