The Value of Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts

For more than140 years Cedar Crest College has provided students with the freedom, education and environment in which to create, connect, achieve, and lead. It is our expectation that Cedar Crest College students and alumnae will make a difference in the world—and they do, every day.

Challenging Intellectual Curiosity

A strong liberal arts curriculum requires rigorous academic engagement and scholarship and challenges students to take their inquisitiveness and expression to greater heights. The Cedar Crest College liberal arts education necessitates the development of the following skills, which are infused throughout the curriculum:

  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Research and analysis
  • Ethical reasoning
  • Writing and speaking