Sean Decatur, Oberlin's Dean of Arts and Sciences, was recently published in The New York Times. He wrote that students who take traditional liberal arts and science courses score better in skills measured by the Collegiate Learning Assessment than students who take undergraduate courses in pre-professional fields. Courses demanding more work from students (e.g. classes with larger quantities of reading and/or writing) also raise learning more.
Read Dean Decatur's article and learn why a liberal arts education is the best way to start your future.