Value of Liberal Arts
Swarthmore President on the relevance of liberal arts
Yale-NUS faculty & student present paper at computer and communications security conference in Vienna
Concurrent Degree Programme
Inaugural class takes on concurrent degree programmes
P&G Asia CEO Challenge 2016
Two Yale-NUS students bring home top honours
Insights with Dr Anju Paul
Nominated faculty speaker at First Year Assembly
Dispatches from Abroad
Students glean important insights from their semester abroad programmes
At the heart of every student’s education is a program of coursework known as the Common Curriculum. Centered on the most fundamental questions in the liberal arts and science, it will offer students some understanding of the natural world, human psyche and social life, literature, the arts and history, and philosophical and mathematical thought.
Each major provides systematic training in a specific academic discipline or interdisciplinary area, and is designed to give students ample scope and flexibility to explore their interest in a chosen area of knowledge, while providing direction and depth to their studies.
Humanities (Literature in English)
Professor Patke brings a firm commitment to the introduction of a liberal arts curriculum to Southeast Asia, and a keen interest in an integrated approach to the arts as part of the overall experience of a liberal arts education for the 21st century.
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