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    Lower level graduation requirements provide much liberal arts exposure to the STEM student.
    Given the trends, there's no guarantee that this will be the case - and I suspect it's already much less the case than it was when you were getting your education.
    If anything, my STEM education challenged me to hone my critical thinking skills much more than that of my liberal arts education.
    That's great.  It's also the opposite of what I hear from most people with training in both.

    -9.38/-7.69 If religion means a way of life, and life's necessities are food, clothing, and shelter, then we should not separate religion from economics. - Malcolm X

    by dirkster42 on Thu Oct 25, 2012 at 05:39:20 PM PDT

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