Steve Tye explores why and how economics should be taught as part of a liberal arts curriculum.

Let’s face it – not many of our students will be following in our academic footsteps. The vast majority will be entering the marketplace as businessmen and women. While a classical liberal arts education prepares them well for their careers, the ideology of modern economic scientism they are likely to encounter in college and the business world poses a real threat to their pursuit of the good, the true, and the beautiful. By marrying the study of economics to the classical liberal arts, classical and Christian schools can better prepare young men and women for the vocation of business. But what would a course in economics look like at a classical and Christian school? This symposium will explore why and how economics should be taught as part of a liberal arts curriculum.

Steve Tye

Steve is a husband, a father, and a high school dropout. He teaches classical rhetoric, debate, dialectic, and political economy at the Geneva School of Boerne. He was the recipient of Geneva’s Paideia award for outstanding teacher of the year in 2013-2014. Steve holds the title of Baron of the Principality of Sealand.

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