CAREER OPTION FOR ARTS STUDENTS AFTER 12TH

After completing +2 education from school, in next step, the students have to choose their Bachelor’s course which they would be perusing in next three year of their life. And this phase is very crucial especially when you want to peruse your career in arts and humanities. Although there are a plethora of options are available for the students who have completed their 12th in arts stream but the difficulty is to convince everyone around that this option is best for you.

Except for science and commerce, arts and humanities are the most underrated stream in the field of education but in contrary all those individuals who have somewhere changed the industry come out as a graduate of arts and humanities.

If you completed your 12th in the Arts stream and now are wondering if the taunts of the society are going to come true, don’t worry. We’ve got you covered! We have taken it upon ourselves to make sure we bring you a list of options that are trending and are the opt for the career trends that we are anticipating for the times to come.

Here is the list of courses that you could take up after 12th if you are from arts stream.

  1. Bachelor of Arts(B.A.)
  2. Liberal Arts
  3. Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)
  4. Sc or B.A. in Mass Communication, Journalism & Advertising
  5. Bachelor of Event Management (B.A. or B.B.A. or B.E.M.)
  6. Bachelor of Hotel Management (B.H.M. or B.A.)
  7. Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.)
  8. Bachelor of Fashion Design (B.F.D.)
  9. Bachelors in Interior Designing

BACHELOR OF ARTS (B.A.)

We can say if it can be kind of mandatory degree for a student whose 12th is completed with arts. Almost every university in the country offers this program for students. The BA program has a specialization for everyone right from Economics to Language to Music to Journalism. In some universities, they offer to choose major and minor means 2 fields of specialization for your degree. Below we have listed few specializations that are classic and a few that are laying a foundation to some new career.

  • A. (Psychology)
  • A. (Economics)
  • A. (Journalism)
  • A. (Literature)
  • A. (Music)
  • A. (Political Science)
  • A. (Philosophy)
  • A. (Geography)
  • A. (Tourism Studies)
  • A. (Travel and Tourism management)
  • A. (History)
  • A. (English, Hindi, Marathi, French, German and many more…)

Some universities offers B.A. (hons) or honors degree for those who want to explore their specialization subject in depth across the program. All we can say is, there are galore of options in Bachelor of Arts degree across the nation.

LIBERAL ART

Liberal art is an academic program that offers students to study a different kind of subject in a combined manner. Student gets the flexibility to combine different subjects of humanities, social science, natural science, mathematics, statistics together. Also, students can choose their area of specialization based on their interests. Liberal art course spectrum is divided into two categories-

  1. Major Subjects
  • Major are those subjects that student will choose for specialization
    • Psychology
    • Philosophy
    • Business Studies
    • Marketing, Journalism,
    • Advertising & Public Relations
    • Economics
    • Political Science
    • English Literature
    • Finance
    • Computer science
  1. Minor Subjects
  • Minor are those subjects that will be complimentary to major subjects
    • Performing Arts
    • Visual Arts
    • Creative writing
    • Environmental studies
    • International Relations
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Media science

 

BACHALOR OF SOCIAL WORK

This course offers or can say opens the doors of multiple unconventional careers in the field of social work. This course is for anyone who would want to work in the field of a sustainable increase in the well-being of society in the country and across the world. This course has a mix of topics from social development to law to economics to psychology and even public health. this course is for those who are willing to be a social worker, counselor, researcher, Public Policy Consultants, Labor Welfare Specialists, NGO C-suite members, and more. In short, it provides a buffet of options for the future.

B.SC OR B.A IN MASS COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM AND ADVERTISING

Basically, this course is for those who want to be in news and can pursue their career in marketing, anchoring, or work with companies, this course is good for the one who is an extreme extrovert. If anyone wants to be in the digital sphere then he can choose this course undoubtedly. With a career in this course, one can become a YouTuber, can have a startup to design their marketing campaigning, or can be an influencer of mass. This course gives you a good view of understanding marketing trends. Careers you can pursue  with this degree are:

  • YouTube Content Developer
  • Marketing Consultant
  • Copywriter
  • Social Media Strategist
  • Podcast Host
  • Radio Jockey
  • News Anchor
  • Print Journalist
  • Video Journalist
  • Brand Management Consultant
  • External/Internal Communications Manager
  • Digital Marketing Manager
  • Content Creator

 

BACHALOR OF EVENT MANAGEMENT (B.A OR B.B.A OR B.E.M)

This course is for event management. In this course people get the knowledge of event management and conduction. whole A to Z knowledge of event management, right from promotions to logistics to finance.

Fields in which people can explore with this degree-

  • Public Relations Manager
  • Promotion Manager
  • Marketing Executive
  • Brand Development Manager
  • Event Choreographer
  • Stage Production Manager
  • Artist Manager
  • Media Consultant/ Buyer
  • Event Anchor
  • Event Promotion Designer

BACHALOR OF HOTEL MANAGEMENT

With graduation in this course people can work as a catering manager and food and beverage director.

BACHALOR OF FINE ARTS

This course deals with the study of visual or performing arts. BFA covers subjects such as animation, painting, photography, theater, and music. The skill would be learned by students are drawing and sketching, visualization, problem-solving, communication, graphic designing, etc.

Graduates of this field can also pursue their career in following fields-

  • Stage Designer
  • Visual Artist
  • Content Writer for Sketches
  • Screenplay Writer
  • Theatre and Film director
  • Art teacher
  • 3D Designer
  • Animator/Cartoonist
  • Storyboard Designer
  • Set Designer
  • Textile Design
  • Musician/Dancer
  • Spoken Word Poet
  • Creative Content Marketer

BACHALOR IN FASHION DESIGNING

Fashion designers are the biggest part of the life of Bollywood stars and other billionaires we can say. Fashion designing is becoming a booming field of study. This course helps in enhancing student’s imagination, visual sensibility, artistic talent, global vision of design, creativity, and market trends. Most of the works involve working with fabrics, colors, and designing and crafting looks.

Here are a few possible careers one can choose after completing their graduation in Fashion Design:

 

  • Costume Designer
  • Fashion Consultant
  • Personal Brand Manager
  • Fashion Stylist
  • Fashion Marketer
  • Fashion Blogger/Influencer
  • Trend Forecaster
  • Product Developer

BACHALOR OF INTERIOR DESIGNING

With the rise of the social media influencer world, more and more people want to have beautifully designed houses and decorated as well. Today no one buys houses without consulting an interior designer. Hence this course is a promising field that has opened many more doors of opportunities to the world. If you have an interest in designing and art and decoration then this course is perfect for you.

There are four types of courses are there that one can do to get their career started in this field.

  • Design (Interior and Furniture)
  • Sc. (Design – Interior and Furniture)
  • A. (Interior Design)
  • Diploma in Interior Design

So, this may look as vey big list of courses in which you can pursue your career but this not enough, there are still a lot no. of options are available for an arts stream student.

We hope this article was helpful for you.

Good luck!