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What can I do with a Fine Arts major?

With a Fine Arts major at Saint Anselm College you gain practical and creative skills that prepare you for a wide variety of careers and paths of graduate study, including:

  • Arts management and administration
  • Art teacher
  • Digital and graphic design
  • Studio artist
  • Visual communication and media marketing
  • Art Museum, art gallery and curatorial work
  • Historic preservation jobs
  • Graduate studies in art history, arts education, art therapy, studio art, and musicology, ethnomusicology and music history

Fine Arts majors also learn skills that are critical for any number of jobs and professions outside the fields of art and music. Fine Arts classes train students in creative problem solving, visual and critical thinking, research and presentation methods and communication skills, as well as self-discipline and self-motivation. Many fields require the kind of broad background in intellectual and cultural history and skills that the Fine Arts is uniquely positioned to offer. In a world driven by visual and audio technology, Fine Arts majors have an edge. Fine Arts students pursue careers in:

  • Advertising and marketing
  • Commercial illustration
  • Interior design
  • Industrial design
  • Retail sales and business
  • Fashion design and merchandising
  • Print, television or internet media
  • Web design
  • Humanistic disciplines and sciences
  • Law and medicine
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