What Are Liberal Arts? - Definition, Subjects & Importance


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What were liberal arts originally known as?

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1. What are three courses that would be considered liberal arts coursework?

2. Liberal arts coursework teaches:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Liberal arts cover a variety of subjects and provide a student a lot of flexibility in their interest of study. Review the skills learned through a liberal arts program in this worksheet and quiz. You will be asked to name liberal arts courses, their benefits, and objectives.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be asked to:

  • Identify the original name for liberal arts
  • List courses that fall under the liberal arts
  • Recognize objectives in liberal arts coursework
  • Name qualities employers look for when hiring

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet test proficiency with these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the liberal arts
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what skills a liberal arts program can teach
  • Making connections - understand how skills gained through liberal arts coursework can help a person become more successful in the job market

Additional Learning

More information about the liberal arts can be found in the accompanying lesson, What Are Liberal Arts? - Definition, Subjects & Importance. Learning objectives covered in the lesson include:

  • Define liberal arts
  • Identify courses and paths of study in the liberal arts
  • Discuss how studying liberal arts can be beneficial for dealing with challenges in life
  • List skills obtained through liberal arts coursework
  • Understand what skills make a person marketable when searching for a job