Solving problems is an important survival skill in today's information society where we must deal with a complex, technologically advanced world. There are many different kinds of problems to be identified and solved. They exist in a variety of forms within your major or your chosen future profession including, of course, mathematics, psychology, and the physical sciences, as well as the arts and humanities.
Therefore, potential advantages of having good problem solving skills include:
- Your problem solving skills will be valuable throughout your life.
- Effective problem solving skills will help you find jobs you want.
- Effective problem solving skills will help you approach many academic situations with the tools you need to handle them.