Watered-Down Gen Ed for Engineers?
Inside Higher Ed article by Colleen Flaherty
What have long set U.S.-trained engineers apart from their global peers -- at least in the minds of lots of employers -- are their softer skills. While universities in many other countries focus almost entirely on technical mastery, American engineering programs also stress the development of additional competencies, such as critical thinking, writing and the ability to work across disciplines and in diverse settings. READ MORE.