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non-liberal arts to liberal arts?

murtyjonesmurtyjones Registered User Posts: 54 Junior Member
edited November 2010 in Transfer Students
I'm currently at a respected undergraduate business school, and I'm interested in transferring to another college. All the colleges I'm interested in are liberal arts, and most of them don't have undergrad business programs. The issue is that since I'm in an undergrad business program, I have to take business classes (Accounting, economics, business math, etc). Do liberal arts colleges look down on business classes when they don't offer these majors themselves?
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Replies to: non-liberal arts to liberal arts?

  • AndaleAndale Registered User Posts: 7,304 Senior Member
    I wouldn't expect so, but have you taken several Liberal Arts courses as well? Your reason for transfer essay could touch on this aspect of your situation - how you have taken a lot of business classes, how they will fit into your "new" plan.
  • al6200al6200 Registered User Posts: 1,579 Senior Member
    If they're from a legit school, then probably not.

    A good angle might be talking about how you liked the analytical thinking involved in business, but wanted to focus more on ideas and deep thinking than just getting immediate results. The trick is to explain why you want liberal arts without putting down your previous educational experience.
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