Career options are vast for Arts students. Unlike other streams arts prepares you in lot of different subjects and its importance. You have knowledge in subjects like English, Political Science, Geography, History etc. You can very well choose the field of Law, teaching, Journalism, Fashion Designing, Hotel Management and many more. Read ahead to know all what you can do post opting arts stream!
Most common is B.A. which stands for Bachelor of Arts. The course duration is 3 years and most arts students are advised to do this but you have plenty other options. Trust me! It can be very easy to choose from a wide list of subjects. In case B.A is what you always thought of doing go for B.A. Psychology, B.A. Sociology, B.A. Politics, B.A. Geography, B.A. Indian Culture, B.A. Social Work, B.A. History, B.A. Economics, B.A. English and many more other subjects.
B.H.M. that is Bachelor of Hotel Management course is of 3 years and if this is of your interest many high end hotels and resorts will be ready to hire you post finishing of this course. There are lots of Hotel management institutes across the country from where you can choose to do this course and learn the nuances. The Hotel management course is just not about food but about over all management and niceties of working in the hotel industry.
B.B.A. means Bachelor of Business Administration that can be completed in three years. Best option is one of the best after 12th in Arts, Commerce and Science streams. You can also opt for diploma courses in Management, Finance, Marketing and more while you are pursuing BBA.
B.F.D. means Bachelor of Fashion Designing. It can be a three or four year course. This course is recommended to creative minds who have deep interest in fashion industry. You can choose from being a designer of jewellery, clothing, shoes, bags and much more. Fashion design students are taught sewing, draping, designing etc. You are overall prepared for facing the big fashion design market. Once you complete the Bachelors of Design you could be a apparel designer, Bridal wear Designer, Footwear Designer, bags designer or even choose to work with a well known name in the fashion field. There are various big names in the industry that hire students passing out from well known design colleges.
B.S.W. is Bachelor of Social Work. If you want to bring a positive change in the society through social work and help the poor with your studies, go for this course. You must have great communication skills as it involves dealing with a lot of people on the field. Knowledge of different languages is an add-on. The basic eligibility is 10+2 with a minimum aggregate score of 50%. Different colleges can however have different rules and criteria. You get a job in different companies as Teacher, Customer Service Associate, Lecturer, Research person, Welfare Officer, Medical Social Worker and many more. Social Work is completely working for the people and it can have courses like Social Work and Introduction to Law for Social Work etc. The students opting for this course must have aptitude for working in social welfare sectors and dealing with them contentedly and cheerfully.
B.M.S. is Bachelor of Management Science. BMS is an undergraduate program for management studies offered by many universities throughout the world. The three year course has six semesters. Basically, BMS course helps you understand how a business organization works and how you can manage it. There is a huge demand for people with BMS background and it has great job offers in the corporate houses too. There are different subjects in the syllabus by different colleges like Introduction of Financial Accounts, Business Law, Business Statistics, Business Communication, Computers, Management principles, Accountancy, Business Environment and many more.
B.F.A. is Bachelor of Fine arts which can be a very obvious choice for students passing out 12th. The duration of this course is usually 4 years where the first year is known as the foundation course. The students are taught principles of Drawing, Design, Colour, Printing etc. The minimum required eligibility for pursuing BFA is 10+2 from a recognized board of education. After successful completion of senior secondary schooling, students can start filling up the admission forms in colleges offering BFA degree. You may have to sit for an admission test also. The admission process for BFA course varies from college to college.
B.E.M. is Bachelor of Event Management. If you take up this course you have to be very passionate about organising business meetings, exhibitions and conferences to social events and also weddings, festivals, parties etc. Professional event managers do work for whole night sometimes to make an event outshine other events in the city. It is a well paid job but requires you being hardworking and physically fit to be at your toes all the time. You get to learn practical and personal skills that will make you an outstanding event professional. Most colleges help students start off with organising small events and eventually going up to bigger ones. Lots of singing reality shows and dance shows on television are managed by big companies in the event industry. You can also work out your way to get a job there. You are taught conceptualisation, management and also working in tight deadlines. Not all but many big colleges also give their students a chance to work with professionals and experts in this industry.
Physical Education can also be one of the options for you. It has various certificate, diploma and degree courses to offer after 12th. Student of any discipline can get the admission in physical education course. The physical education has three levels of study after 12th like Certificate courses in one year after 12th in any stream. It can be done in Aerobics, Yoga, and Naturopathy etc. For the Diploma courses that is done in 2 years, the choice can be made from Aerobics, Yoga teacher training, Yoga & physical education etc. For the Degree courses in three years you can go for B.A. (Yoga), B.A. (Physical Education). B.P.Ed (Physical Education). For the admission in all these programmes the student must clear 10+2 and also should be physically fit. With growing demand in the field of sports, there are better jobs in this sector too. You can get good jobs in health and sports industries. You can start your own Gym or be a personal trainer. You can prepare yourself to be an Athletic Coach, Cardiovascular Fitness Instructor, Nutrition Specialist, Sports Teacher, etc. You can also get jobs in Sports clubs, Ministry of sports, Schools & colleges
Animation and Multimedia courses can also be done after opting arts. Animation has also become a very popular career choice among students. With various animation movies coming up, the scope and fascination in this field has undoubtedly risen. You can also take up animation course in India and even go to colleges abroad to study it at a deeper level. After completing the course, you can also teach other animators and start your own company. Diploma courses are also beneficial for students who are not able to do the graduation course. The duration of the diploma is one year. It can even be longer in different colleges. Always enquire properly. various colleges offer different courses like Diploma 3D Animation, Diploma in 3D Animation & VFX, Diploma in VFX (Visual Effects), Diploma in Graphic Design, Diploma in Animation, Diploma in Web Designing and Programming, Diploma in Game Art and Design, Diploma in Game Programming and many more. There are also different post graduate courses in this field.
Bachelor of Retail Management prepares you to work in the huge retail sector. The retail industry is growing rapidly with numerous international names coming to India. Doing this course will make you see the retail industry with a complete new angle. There can be courses as short as eight month professional programs to one or two year courses for retail management. You get to know about retail management, international retailing expertise, brand development etc. You get to know a lot of retail industry and also case studies and practical knowledge. Few colleges also invite industry experts for lectures and you also get a chance to see and be a part of lots of seminars, workshops, discussions, and even industry visits.
Aviation courses- The Aviation sector has been providing numerous job opportunities to graduates in India. After finishing the 12th, you can enquire about a good college that offers below courses. Always check and recheck with the college regarding course structure and fee. BBA in airport management is a three year undergraduate management program. You will be taught about Managerial and Administrative skills required at an Airport. You can also opt for one year Diploma course in airport management that teaches you various aspects of Airport Management. The major subjects taught will be Airport Strategy and Functioning, Cargo Management and Handling, staff and Security Management.
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