Change, Challenge, and Complexity in the College Curriculum

Nancy L. Sukornyk, William T. Smale
2020 Asian Research Journal of Arts & Social Sciences  
This paper explores the growing need for integrated arts education at the college level. Specifically, the authors describe the need for an arts program which incorporates multiple disciplines and connects them to other, non-creative disciplines. Arts education affords students invaluable lessons in critical thinking, creativity, and communication, all of which are essential for the successful navigation of 21st-century challenges. The authors conclude that, contrary to current trends wherein
more » ... nt trends wherein arts education is being marginalized at the post-secondary level, an integrated approach to college arts education offers indispensable skill and enlargement of perspective for the general education of successful balanced individuals.
doi:10.9734/arjass/2020/v12i330189 fatcat:sel2ye2givbcle3zffn42pkz3m