Humanities and Business Majors

Business majors will be able to benefit from developing strong communication and people focused skills that are part of humanities studies.

Communication, analysis, creativity, and understanding are the skills highlighted that business majors should take note of during their studies of the humanities.

Literature can help business majors by helping them understand the complexities and viewpoints of other people which are both important to making a business successful.

Important skills afforded by studying the humanities (communication, rethinking problems, new perspectives, etc.) translate into skills needed in the business world.

  • Koba, Mark. “Why CEOs Like Liberal Arts Students.” CNBC, 17 Apr. 2013, Accessed 29 June. 2018.

Taking classes in the liberal arts cultivates basic skills needed for business like reading and writing proficiently, communication, and overall well roundedness.