Most courses in vocational studies, such as business or law, do not do enough to foster critical-thinking skills.
For most of the history of higher education, the humanities were the foundation of a college degree, not a marginal element squeezed in—or worse, “gotten out of the way,” to use the all too common parlance about ICC courses on campus.
Alan Lightman, professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is the keynote speaker at Ithaca College’s C.P. Snow Lecture Series.
Ithaca College seeks to prepare students academically for the new economic and political frontier of China, with new courses, study abroad programs and the IC 20/20 strategic plan.