Ten Reasons to Study the Humanities
Dr. Adam L. Tate Chair, Department of Humanities G-210 Arts & Sciences Bldg AdamTate@clayton.edu (678) 466-4809
Sherree Buchanon Administrative Assistant Department of Humanities G-210 Arts & Sciences Bldg SherreeBuchanon@clayton.edu (678) 466-4890
- To practice the analytical thinking skills you need to be a successful student and employee.
- To improve your skill at oral and written communication.
- To see the interconnectedness of all areas of knowledge - how it all fits together.
- To develop a global perspective by studying cultures throughout the world.
- To deepen your understanding and appreciation of other's cultures and other's points of view.
- To support and strengthen your local arts community by learning to appreciate the importance of creativity.
- To clarify your values by comparing and contrasting them to what others have thought.
- To deepen your sources of wisdom by learning how others have dealt with failures, success, adversities, and triumphs.
- To appreciate what is enduring and to be able to tell the difference between the meaningless and the meaningful.
- To be inspired by some of the greatest minds and thoughts of the ages.