Thousands of students pass out every year from the standard 12th Arts stream. Many of them have two similar questions in their mind, ‘What to do after 12th Arts and what are the career-bound degree programs in India in Arts faculty.
In India even today studying in arts has been seen as inferior compared to science and commerce. The reason behind this could be that the arts stream hasn’t been seen as a career option for many once the studies in this stream are finished. But, over here we are going to provide you 7 great career-bound degree programs once you pass out the 12th Arts.
So, let us know which are the degree programs you can join after 12th Arts and earn as much as others who have passed other streams or even having technical degrees.
Bachelor of Arts or BA
This is the common degree program everyone selects once they have done their 12th Arts. This is an undergraduate degree program run by almost all the universities across India. This is a full-time course where you can take a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Archaeology, Geography, History, Economics, Sociology, Literature, Journalism and Mass Communication, and of course languages.
The students have to select one major subject in the first year in which he wants to obtain the degree. While studying the above-mentioned subjects the students will not only get the in-depth knowledge of the culture but also it can help to better the communication, critical, written and analytical skills as well.
Once the Bachelor of Arts degree has been obtained one can go ahead and take the Master’s degree as well.
Jobs offered for Bachelor of Arts: Content Writer, Human Resources Manager, and Executive Assistant
Approximate Salary Package Offered: 2 lakh to 7 lakh per annum.
BA + LLB (Bachelor of Law – Integrated Course)
This is another option arts students are willing to take more and more these days. There are colleges and universities in India that offered one integrated degree program in India for both Arts and Law. But, at the same time, an arts graduate can also study law after getting the degree as well. A law student can learn Company Law, Human Rights and International Law, Criminal Law, Civil Procedure Code, and also Environmental Law.
After getting the LLB degree one can join an institution as a part of their law department or can start their own law practice after getting permission from the Bar Council of India. Once, that is done earning has no limits.
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
One of the most sought-after career-bound degree programs in India after passing the 12th Arts is the Bachelor of Business Administration or the BBA. Although the students from all three major streams can join this course but it has been seen that a Bachelor of Arts has more inclination towards this course as it somehow has instant job opportunities.
Jobs offered after getting the degree of BBA: Sales Manager, R&D Executive, HR Manager, Marketing Manager, etc.
Approximate Salary Package Offered: Rs. 3.50 lakhs to Rs. 6.50 Lakhs per annum.
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)
Just like the Bachelor of Arts, the bachelor of fine arts course is also run for three years. One can select the major subject from one’s creative inclination as BFA gives various options like Visual Arts, Fine Arts, and Performing Arts, etc. From there one can specialize in Film Making, Theaters, Music, Painting, Sculpturing, Dance, Pottery, Architecture, Creative Writing, and Ceramics.
Jobs offered after getting the degree of BFA: Art Directors, Actors, Performers, Fine Arts Teacher/Professor
Approximate Salary Package Offered: From Rs. 3.50 Lakh to Rs. 1 Million per annum
Bachelor of Fashion Design (BFD)
This is a literary in-demand course in India. BFD is a 3 to 4 years long course which one can opt for after passing out 12th Arts. A student of BFD can do his or her specialization in garment designing, footwear designing, jewelry designing, and also in accessory designing as well.
In the course, the students are taught about the current fashion trends across the world and also how to know the latest and upcoming fashion trends and use them to create their fashion statements.
Jobs offered after getting the degree of BFD: Retail Fashion Consultant, Textile Designer, Retail Buyer, Garment Sample Coordinator, Personal Shopper, and Merchandiser.
Approximate Salary Package Offered: From Rs. 4.80 Lakh to Rs. 1 Million per annum
Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication (BJM)
India’s media sector is booming for the last two decades now, and there are still chances that it will spread further. So, demand in journalism and mass communications will be high all the time. One can select career courses in BJM in Radio, Print, Digital, Films, TV Production, Marketing & Advertising, and Public Relations
Jobs offered after getting the degree of BJM: Journalism, TV Anchor, Advertising, Public Relationship Officer
Approximate Salary Package Offered: From Rs. 2.50 Lakh to Rs. 4.50 Lakh per annum
Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM)
After you pass the 12th Arts you can select a Bachelor of Hotel Management degree program that has 3 to 4 years duration. Not only in Hotel Management but this course also develop skills in tourism, lodging management, food & beverages, and event management as well.
Along with the above, a BHM student can develop his or her communication skills, customer service skills, business sense, negotiation skills, and interpersonal skills as well. Once the study is done then BHM degree holders can get jobs in star hotels and that too at some of the plum positions as well. Because of these added advantages perks, many 12th passed students are now opting for the Hotel Management courses or BHM.
Jobs offered after getting the degree of BHM: Hotel Manager, Event Planner, Meeting Planner, Accommodation Manager, Catering Officer, and Food & Beverage Manager.
Approximate Salary Package Offered: From Rs. 5.50 Lakh to Rs. 1 Million per annum
So, these are the 7 topmost career-bound degree programs available in India a 12th Arts student can vouch for. These courses have proved one thing that getting a degree in arts too can deliver great job opportunities like any other in any other stream as well.
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