Universities should require every student to take a variety of courses outside the student's field of study because acquiring knowledge of various academic disciplines is the best way to become truly educated.

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Universities should require every student to take a variety of courses outside the student's field of study because acquiring knowledge of various academic disciplines is the best way to become truly educated.

It is true that one should be aware of various academic disciplines in order to expand his vision and become truly educated. One's knowledge cannot remain restricted to one's own field of study or else he will not be able to analyze his knowledge with respect to the happenings in other related fields. However, the decision to acquire knowledge of academic disciplines other than their fields of study should rest with the students themselves. The recommendation that students should be forced to study subjects other than their fields of study is extremely unconvincing.

Students are in universities for a short duration of time that amounts to a couple of years in which they have to acquire maximum possible knowledge about their fields of study. These students will go on to become professionals in their respective fields. Is it justified to take out time from this precious period to study subjects that will have no relevance to the career that the students plan to pursue? If someone is studying medicine, will it be justified to force him to study history? It is true that knowledge of history will definitely make him truly educated as he will be aware of historical facts which are essential for being well-informed. However, would this knowledge make such a big difference to his life that it should be made mandatory for him to study this subject that has no relevance to his field of study?

It is a well known fact that students have to appear for various tests to prove their capabilities in a particular subject. They are given admissions to various programs of study depending upon their performance in such tests. Therefore, will all students be able to study all subjects of the university level with equal ease? A student who has an aptitude for Biology may not be in a position to study Mathematics that easily. If he is forced to take a course in Mathematics, it might eventually turn out that he spends more time in studying Mathematics rather than studying Biology which is his main subject. Making the students study subjects other than their fields of study cannot be justified without assessing the aptitude of the students and their liking for the additional subjects.

It is not warranted to force an engineering student to study English literature in the time that he should have spent studying the concepts of engineering. Such an action could have serious repercussions like the student not being able to become a competent engineer as he wasted precious time during his years in the university memorizing facts that were of no relevance to his choice of career. It would be a much better option to give ample time to students in their years in the universities to learn as much as they can about their fields of study. They can choose to take up additional courses pertaining to other disciplines if they feel that they have spare time for the same. For instance, a student studying History may have additional time on his hands as he does not have to go for practical classes and therefore, he may choose to take up a course in some foreign language.

In conclusion, there is no denying the fact that gaining knowledge about various disciplines is of a great advantage as it helps you to be more learned and educated. At the same time, enforcing regulations in universities that force students to take a variety of courses outside the students' fields of study is unwarranted as the students should be allowed to take this decision depending upon their capabilities.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 1, column 126, Rule ID: ONES[1]
Message: Did you mean 'one's'?
Suggestion: One's
...d his vision and become truly educated. Ones knowledge cannot remain restricted to o...

Discourse Markers used:
['however', 'if', 'may', 'so', 'therefore', 'well', 'for instance', 'in conclusion', 'of course', 'it is true', 'with respect to']

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

Performance in Part of Speech:
Nouns: 0.219589257504 0.240241500013 91% => OK
Verbs: 0.178515007899 0.157235817809 114% => OK
Adjectives: 0.0916271721959 0.0880659088768 104% => OK
Adverbs: 0.0347551342812 0.0497285424764 70% => OK
Pronouns: 0.0758293838863 0.0444667217837 171% => Less pronouns wanted. Try not to use 'you, I, they, he...' as the subject of a sentence
Prepositions: 0.139020537125 0.12292977631 113% => OK
Participles: 0.042654028436 0.0406280797675 105% => OK
Conjunctions: 2.75768531619 2.79330140395 99% => OK
Infinitives: 0.0600315955766 0.030933414821 194% => Less infinitives wanted.
Particles: 0.00631911532385 0.0016655270985 379% => OK
Determiners: 0.0789889415482 0.0997080785238 79% => OK
Modal_auxiliary: 0.0379146919431 0.0249443105267 152% => OK
WH_determiners: 0.0142180094787 0.0148568991511 96% => OK

Vocabulary words and sentences:
No of characters: 3516.0 2732.02544248 129% => OK
No of words: 599.0 452.878318584 132% => OK
Chars per words: 5.86978297162 6.0361032391 97% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.94716853372 4.58838876751 108% => OK
words length more than 5 chars: 0.330550918197 0.366273622748 90% => OK
words length more than 6 chars: 0.257095158598 0.280924506359 92% => OK
words length more than 7 chars: 0.191986644407 0.200843997647 96% => OK
words length more than 8 chars: 0.121869782972 0.132149295362 92% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.75768531619 2.79330140395 99% => OK
Unique words: 226.0 219.290929204 103% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.377295492487 0.48968727796 77% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
Word variations: 45.0818928971 55.4138127331 81% => OK
How many sentences: 23.0 20.6194690265 112% => OK
Sentence length: 26.0434782609 23.380412469 111% => OK
Sentence length SD: 43.7159589414 59.4972553346 73% => OK
Chars per sentence: 152.869565217 141.124799967 108% => OK
Words per sentence: 26.0434782609 23.380412469 111% => OK
Discourse Markers: 0.478260869565 0.674092028746 71% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.94800884956 101% => OK
Language errors: 1.0 5.21349557522 19% => OK
Readability: 51.7529941206 51.4728631049 101% => OK
Elegance: 1.38797814208 1.64882698954 84% => OK

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.435438080169 0.391690518653 111% => OK
Sentence sentence coherence: 0.161580025691 0.123202303941 131% => OK
Sentence sentence coherence SD: 0.0802753996357 0.077325440228 104% => OK
Sentence paragraph coherence: 0.55958070377 0.547984918172 102% => OK
Sentence paragraph coherence SD: 0.106990016914 0.149214159877 72% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.191589078305 0.161403998019 119% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.07839565329 0.0892212321368 88% => OK
Paragraph paragraph coherence: 0.509401685282 0.385218514788 132% => OK
Paragraph paragraph coherence SD: 0.0505962415121 0.0692045440612 73% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.336284655446 0.275328986314 122% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0547776753256 0.0653680567796 84% => OK

Task Achievement:
Sentences with positive sentiment : 13.0 10.4325221239 125% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 3.0 5.30420353982 57% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 7.0 4.88274336283 143% => OK
Positive topic words: 13.0 7.22455752212 180% => OK
Negative topic words: 3.0 3.66592920354 82% => OK
Neutral topic words: 7.0 2.70907079646 258% => OK
Total topic words: 23.0 13.5995575221 169% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

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Scores by essay e-grader: 3.0 Out of 6
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