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American Radio Works- Who Needs an English Major?

Who Needs an English Major?

The most popular college major in America these days is business. Some students think it doesn't pay to study philosophy or history. But advocates of liberal arts programs say their graduates are still among the most likely to become leaders, and that a healthy democracy depends on citizens with a broad and deep education.

In a troubled economy, it's harder to make the case for a degree in English, or any college major without an obvious career path. More undergrads are opting for "practical" degrees in business, engineering or nursing. This American RadioWorks documentary covers the future of liberal arts education and how schools and universities are keeping it relevant.

Tune in weeknights at 8 July 9-13 for American RadioWorks on WBHM/WSGN's Radio Clinic, and let us know what you think on Facebook and Twitter. And when you do, thanks!

Please give us your honest opinions on the new programs. What did you like? What did you not like? And, if you've got the time, tell us why, too. Once we've got the community's "diagnosis," it will help WBHM write a prescription for change!

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