Business majors will be able to benefit from developing strong communication and people focused skills that are part of humanities studies.
- Berger, Bennat. “How Humanities Degrees Cultivate Marketable Business Skills.” Entrepreneur, 11 July 2016, www.entrepreneur.com/article/277828. Accessed 29 June. 2018.
Communication, analysis, creativity, and understanding are the skills highlighted that business majors should take note of during their studies of the humanities.
- Biriotti, Maurice. “What Can Literature Teach Us About Doing Business Better?” The Guardian, 17 Jan. 2013, www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/blog/what-can-literature-teach-about-business. Accessed 29 June. 2018.
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.
- Carlson, Tracy. “Humanities and Business Go Hand in Hand – The Boston Globe.” The Boston Globe, 24 Apr. 2016, www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2016/04/24/humanities-and-business-hand-hand/9nG9n04SSF1Ko0MRJjguxK/story.html. Accessed 29 June. 2018.
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, www.cnbc.com/id/100642178. 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.