Universities should require every student to take a variety of courses outside the student's field of study.Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the claim. In developing and supporting your position, be sure

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Universities should require every student to take a variety of courses outside the student's field of study.
Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the claim. In developing and supporting your position, be sure to address the most compelling reasons and/or examples that could be used to challenge your position.

Since universities make decisions on curriculums and student policies, whether or not they allow their students to take various courses outside their fields of study has huge impact on the students learning experiences. Considering the fact that young students are still in a process of expanding their worldviews and that our society has propensity for heterogeneity, I generally agree with the statement above.

To begin with, requiring all university students to study courses outside their majors seems quite extreme. When a student has a specific interest, putting time and energy aside to study about other fields may have a detrimental influence on his own study. Consider a law major student, if he has to study physics or art history, which have very little relation to his own law study, it would be only distracting and wasting his time. For such students, studying a variety of fields does not seem necessarily beneficial.

However, young students are often not sure about what their life would be and what they really want to do. It is not difficult to find young students who change their majors, even more than a couple times, or never are sure about their majors and continue to study just general courses. Thus, it is required that universities encourage their students to be open-minded and study other subjects, which they have not chosen as their major, but still may be interest them. By doing so, students can have another chance to carefully contemplate on what they want to study and spend their precious time in an university.

Even if taking a range of diverse course may not have helped them to find a life-long interest, the learning would benefit them regardless of the field they continue to study or work. In our age, the world has a strong propensity for heterogeneity. This does not only mean people from various cultural backgrounds working together, but also mean a convergence of different fields. For example, to manage and analyze Big Data, one should have a substantial understanding of only Statistics, but also Computer Engineering as well as Social Science. If a Computer Science major student would like to start his career in Big Data, whether or not he has taken courses in Social Science or Statistics would be a huge advantage. This shows how encouraging all university students to take courses outside of their major can benefit them.

In conclusion, while enforcing all university students to study a variety courses may distract them from their main major, upon which they need to focus, it actually has more beneficial than disadvantages. It would help students to reconsider their real interests and also prepare them to be a desirable workforce given such fast changing world.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 1, column 72, Rule ID: WHETHER[7]
Message: Perhaps you can shorten this phrase to just 'whether'. It is correct though if you mean 'regardless of whether'.
Suggestion: whether
...ns on curriculums and student policies, whether or not they allow their students to take vario...
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Line 5, column 602, Rule ID: EN_A_VS_AN
Message: Use 'a' instead of 'an' if the following word doesn't start with a vowel sound, e.g. 'a sentence', 'a university'
Suggestion: a
... study and spend their precious time in an university. Even if taking a range ...
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Line 7, column 628, Rule ID: WHETHER[7]
Message: Perhaps you can shorten this phrase to just 'whether'. It is correct though if you mean 'regardless of whether'.
Suggestion: whether
...d like to start his career in Big Data, whether or not he has taken courses in Social Science ...
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Discourse Markers used:
['actually', 'also', 'but', 'however', 'if', 'may', 'really', 'so', 'still', 'thus', 'well', 'while', 'as to', 'for example', 'in conclusion', 'as well as', 'to begin with']

Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance in Part of Speech:
Nouns: 0.210101010101 0.240241500013 87% => OK
Verbs: 0.175757575758 0.157235817809 112% => OK
Adjectives: 0.0929292929293 0.0880659088768 106% => OK
Adverbs: 0.0707070707071 0.0497285424764 142% => OK
Pronouns: 0.0787878787879 0.0444667217837 177% => Less pronouns wanted. Try not to use 'you, I, they, he...' as the subject of a sentence
Prepositions: 0.0989898989899 0.12292977631 81% => OK
Participles: 0.0363636363636 0.0406280797675 90% => OK
Conjunctions: 2.72304422455 2.79330140395 97% => OK
Infinitives: 0.0424242424242 0.030933414821 137% => OK
Particles: 0.0 0.0016655270985 0% => OK
Determiners: 0.0585858585859 0.0997080785238 59% => OK
Modal_auxiliary: 0.0262626262626 0.0249443105267 105% => OK
WH_determiners: 0.0181818181818 0.0148568991511 122% => OK

Vocabulary words and sentences:
No of characters: 2741.0 2732.02544248 100% => OK
No of words: 452.0 452.878318584 100% => OK
Chars per words: 6.06415929204 6.0361032391 100% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.61088837703 4.58838876751 100% => OK
words length more than 5 chars: 0.342920353982 0.366273622748 94% => OK
words length more than 6 chars: 0.274336283186 0.280924506359 98% => OK
words length more than 7 chars: 0.199115044248 0.200843997647 99% => OK
words length more than 8 chars: 0.121681415929 0.132149295362 92% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.72304422455 2.79330140395 97% => OK
Unique words: 227.0 219.290929204 104% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.502212389381 0.48968727796 103% => OK
Word variations: 57.2719074571 55.4138127331 103% => OK
How many sentences: 18.0 20.6194690265 87% => OK
Sentence length: 25.1111111111 23.380412469 107% => OK
Sentence length SD: 41.9896004174 59.4972553346 71% => OK
Chars per sentence: 152.277777778 141.124799967 108% => OK
Words per sentence: 25.1111111111 23.380412469 107% => OK
Discourse Markers: 0.944444444444 0.674092028746 140% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.94800884956 101% => OK
Language errors: 3.0 5.21349557522 58% => OK
Readability: 52.5447394297 51.4728631049 102% => OK
Elegance: 1.06211180124 1.64882698954 64% => OK

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.319372763343 0.391690518653 82% => OK
Sentence sentence coherence: 0.11981869757 0.123202303941 97% => OK
Sentence sentence coherence SD: 0.0815263825822 0.077325440228 105% => OK
Sentence paragraph coherence: 0.54126048771 0.547984918172 99% => OK
Sentence paragraph coherence SD: 0.15698957421 0.149214159877 105% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.122169013329 0.161403998019 76% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0467865388135 0.0892212321368 52% => OK
Paragraph paragraph coherence: 0.283289298417 0.385218514788 74% => OK
Paragraph paragraph coherence SD: 0.049152925388 0.0692045440612 71% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.207966372953 0.275328986314 76% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0473078565719 0.0653680567796 72% => The ideas may be duplicated in paragraphs.

Task Achievement:
Sentences with positive sentiment : 12.0 10.4325221239 115% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 4.0 5.30420353982 75% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 2.0 4.88274336283 41% => OK
Positive topic words: 11.0 7.22455752212 152% => OK
Negative topic words: 4.0 3.66592920354 109% => OK
Neutral topic words: 2.0 2.70907079646 74% => OK
Total topic words: 17.0 13.5995575221 125% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

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Rates: 50.0 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 3.0 Out of 6
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flaws:
Better to argue like this in the fourth paragraph:

Since various disciplines were interrelated, the study of courses outside the students’ own field may benefit the study of their own major.

In today’s technologically advanced society it is impossible for those who focus their attention on the concerning fields to satisfy the needs for the future society.

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Attribute Value Ideal
Final score: 3.5 out of 6
Category: Satisfactory Excellent
No. of Grammatical Errors: 0 2
No. of Spelling Errors: 0 2
No. of Sentences: 18 15
No. of Words: 452 350
No. of Characters: 2231 1500
No. of Different Words: 215 200
Fourth Root of Number of Words: 4.611 4.7
Average Word Length: 4.936 4.6
Word Length SD: 2.645 2.4
No. of Words greater than 5 chars: 147 100
No. of Words greater than 6 chars: 122 80
No. of Words greater than 7 chars: 83 40
No. of Words greater than 8 chars: 49 20
Use of Passive Voice (%): 0 0
Avg. Sentence Length: 25.111 21.0
Sentence Length SD: 7.187 7.5
Use of Discourse Markers (%): 0.722 0.12
Sentence-Text Coherence: 0.349 0.35
Sentence-Para Coherence: 0.557 0.50
Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.178 0.07
Number of Paragraphs: 5 5