Fareed Zakaria's In Defense Of A Liberal Education

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It has come to my attention that certain General Education (Gen Ed) courses may be removed from the curriculum. I’d like to address one Ged Ed course in particular, Math 107: Precalculus, and explain my reasoning for why it would not be in our university’s benefit to drop this course.

In my experience, few areas of study challenge students like a math course. Explained in the chapter “Learning to Think” of scholar and liberal arts advocate Fareed Zakaria’s In Defense of a Liberal Education, there are multiple types of intelligence: linguistic, musical, and logical-mathematical. He states, “students must experience several methods of learning conductive to these various intelligences,” (79) and study fields outside of their majors in order
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