Arts & Communication

Arts and communication
The path of Arts & Communications consists of programs related to the humanities and the performing, visual, literary and media arts. Students who enjoy artistic, innovative, or intuitive interests or display verbal, visual, and/or musical skills should consider this path. If you prefer less structured environments that allow you to use your imagination or creativity, then Arts & Communications may be the career path for you.
How do you feel about the following questions?
  • Are you creative, innovative?
  • Do you like to express your feelings and ideas visually, in writing or by performing?
  • Do you like to create with your hands?
  • Do you like to participate in music, theater arts, journalism, or creative design?
  • Do you find that your solutions to problems are different from those of your friends?
  • Do you like the challenge of solving problems?
  • Are you comfortable speaking/performing in front of others?

Careers in Arts & Communications

Entry Level:
These are examples of careers which usually require on-the-job training or special vocational classes in high school:

  • Artist
  • Printer
  • Photographer
  • Singer
  • Musician
  • Actor & Actress
  • Stage Technician
Skilled Level:
These are examples of careers which usually require training beyond high school up to two years of study at a community or technical college:
  • Illustrator
  • Jeweler
  • Graphic Designer
  • Fashion Designer
  • Photographer
  • Floral Designer
  • Interior Designer
  • Musician
  • Actor & Actress
  • Reporter
  • Video Producer
  • Singer & Dancer
Professional Level:
These are examples of careers which usually require four or more years of specialized college study:
  • Advertising Director
  • Journalist
  • Fashion Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Interior Designer
  • Photographer
  • Writer or Editor
  • TV/Radio Broadcasting D irector
  • Musician
  • Specialty Teachers
  • Actor & Actress
  • Singer & Dancer
  • Architects

See your Guidance Counselor and visit the Career Center for more information on these and other careers in the Arts & Communications career path.
NOTE: The careers listed in each career path are meant as examples and do not represent all careers in each path.
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