Students often wonder, ''What is the value of General Education?'' The major's narrow perspective is enhanced and enlarged by Religious and General Education; students' perspectives about themselves and the world around them are deepened by these two other components of what constitutes an education from BYU. And that world reaches from the local to the global, from the heights to the depths, from the infinitesimal to the immense. As we have been admonished we need to study "things both in heaven and in the earth, and under the earth; things which have been, things which are, things which must shortly come to pass; things which are at home, things which are abroad; the wars and the perplexities of the nations, and the judgments which are on the land; and a knowledge also of countries and of kingdoms'' (D & C 88: 79).