Rise of business in undergraduate education

This piece in the American Scholar offers a great analysis of why fewer and fewer undergraduates study the humanities. Business studies, by contrast, have been surging. Between 1970/71 and 2003/4, the percentage of US undergraduates studying business went from 13.7% to 21.9%. Meanwhile for the humanities, it was a grimmer picture: English, from 7.6 percent… Continue reading Rise of business in undergraduate education