The humanities or arts stream is one of the most underrated streams in the Indian education system, but you may be surprised to know that humanities have a diverse and versatile range of subjects that shall provide students with fortunate career alternatives and earn a handsome living in the late 20s or 30s.
Following the studies (graduation) and passion (music, arts, acting, modeling) simultaneously was/is still a dream for many students. Fortunately, according to the new education policy system, scholars can pursue two to three degrees at the same time from different institutions. As of now, students have enough fields to make their career but choosing the right stream, and career is still a rational job.
Let’s gather wholesome knowledge about the humanities stream.
Graduation option available after plus two
Bachelor of Arts ( BA) (Hons.) in Political science
Bachelor of Arts (BA) (Hons.) in Economics
Bachelor of Arts (BA) (Hons.) in Humanities and Social Sciences
Bachelor of Arts (BA) (Hons.) in History
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in History
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Geography
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Economics
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Physical Education
Bachelor of Arts (BA) (Hons.) in Geography
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Sociology
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Philosophy
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Psychology
Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)
Graduation is three years and five years integrated program to complete your higher education and comprehend a basic understanding of a topic to know which field students want to undertake, its specialization, and build a career. Graduating from a top college will give you a good placement opportunity and around 5 to 6 lac per annum package, again a kick start to a student’s professional life.
Pursuing law is the hottest career option which shall pay you a handsome salary shortly.
L.L.B. – After graduation, a student can seek three years of law courses.
L.LB allows you to attempt any law-related examination like Civil judge, ADOP, SEBI Lawyer, or In defense services (related to the law domain).
For courses like administration or government exams, humanities stream subjects build up an excellent base for students to understand the basic level and criteria of the syllabus.
I.A.S. ( Indian Administrative Services)
I.F.S. ( Indian Foreign Services)
I.P.S. ( Indian Police Services)
I.R.S. ( Indian Revenue Services)
Psychology is a basic degree to understanding human nature and behavior. How external and internal pressure reflect great distress in a human and his psychology. In today’s chaotic era, every individual lives a stressful life,
so pursuing psychology is an incredible career option. A diploma in psychology or a degree course shall open the gates to many other higher education streams. Psychology can also be taken as an optional subject in several government exams.
Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Counselors, etc.
There is a myth that a student can only pursue a medical course through the science stream. Scholars can seek medical studies through the humanities stream, which are known as paramedical courses; not only do these courses furnish non-science students with medical knowledge, but also, these courses are job oriented.
Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
B.Sc. Perfusion Technology
B.Sc in Dialysis Therapy
Bachelor in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (BASLP)
B.Sc in Critical care technology
B.Sc. in Dialysis Technician Bachelor of Radiation Technology
Bachelor of Physiotherapy
B Sc Nursing
B.Sc in Anaesthesia Technology
B.Sc Medical Lab Technology
Bachelor of Ophthalmic Technology
B.Sc in Medical Imaging Technology
B.Sc in Operation Theatre Technology
Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yoga Science
B.Sc in Renal Dialysis Technology
B.Sc in Radiography
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
B.Sc in X-Ray Technology
B.Sc in Medical Record Technology
B.Sc in Optometry
B.Sc in Respiratory Therapy
B.Sc in Radiotherapy
B.Sc in Nuclear Medicine Technology
Professional courses like C.A. (Chartered Accountant), CS (Company Secretary), or C.M.A. (Cost and Management Accountant) are generally pursued by the commerce stream fellows. Still, it is open to all stream scholars, including the humanities.
Work as C.A., C.S., or C.M.A. in any company or become Practicing CA, C.S., or C.M.A. The salary in this arena can range from 30k to 2 lac per month, depending on your work exposure and skills.
Mass Communication and Journalism Courses
The journalism course comprises assessing, compiling, monitoring, and presenting the information to the layman. On the other hand, the mass communication course means to convey the information necessary to a large multitude through means of communication like radio, television, internet, multimedia, etc.
News reporters, media, public-related agencies, advertising firms, newspapers, digital publishers, etc.
Each one has heard about the course in Hotel Management. This course can be sought through the humanities stream. This is a graduation course named Bachelor in Hotel Management conducted by several private universities. It has a vast field and encompasses hotel management, tourism, and travel.
Hotel Manager, Tourist Guide, and Hospitality Professional.
Diploma Options after taking humanities or arts
Unlike degree courses, a diploma is a certified short-term comprehension course to master any skill and start a good earning after your 12th. The certificate is a certified course conducted by an institution, government, or private to teach students skills and improve their C.V.s.
Diploma in 3D Animation
Diploma in Digital Marketing
Certificate in Website Designing & Development
Bachelor of Computer Applications & Programming
Diploma in Digital Film Making
Diploma in Interior Designing
Freelancing, Contract based work, full-time job in any private organization.
The Bottom Line
To conclude the above article, humanities is one of the finest streams to plan a career with. The cherry on the cake is that this stream has diverse career options, some of which are stated above; the list is never-ending. The student needs to know the right value of their talents and which stream or course they fit in. To make a wise decision, one must thoroughly have a wholesome knowledge of each stream and the availability of career opportunities withstanding each stream plus two.