More responses to business major article

The reverberations from the “business major is slack” article continue at nytimes.com

Here is one interesting response….

http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2011/04/17/why-look-down-on-a-business-degree/but-can-they-write

here is the short version: Employers have repeatedly emphasized that they want to hire college graduates whose talents include writing. Ah, writing. Not something that biz majors are expected to do very often.

Here is the very sucko response from a business dean

http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2011/04/17/why-look-down-on-a-business-degree/liberal-arts-with-practical-skills

The same tired line again and again:

Business students could very well be the most broadly educated students at a university. They take the same core writing, speech and general education classes as liberal arts students do. They are as apt to study abroad as students in other majors. But on top of that, they spend considerable time on practical skills.

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