Conflicting Thoughts on the Liberal Arts Model of Education

I have some experience in the Liberal Arts model. I was educated by Jesuits in secondary school and then at the University of San Francisco as an undergraduate, and spent a year at Blackfriars Hall, the studium for Dominican Friars at the University of Oxford in the UK. I was a student of the University of San Francisco’s St. Ignatius Institute, which replaces the University’s Core Curriculum with courses centered on the “great books” of Western literature and thought.