The nature of the expertise needed in most professions and higher level occupations is broadening because of changing organization and content of work. Today, a competent practitioner must be more than a narrow specialist. Curricular reviews aimed at ensuring liberal learning should abandon the false dichotomy between career-oriented and liberal education and begin by reexamining and broadening the major.
Lynton, Ernest, "New Concepts of Professional Expertise: Liberal Learning as Part of A Career-Oriented Education" (1990). New England Resource Center for Higher Education Publications. 4.