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Humanistic Studies

What can you do with this major?

The program in Humanistic Studies offers the liberal education background that recruiters often seek for positions in business and industry. Employers have found that people with degrees in the Humanities are among the most flexible and best able to learn how to do a job. People with degrees in the Humanities tend to climb higher and faster in whatever career track they choose than do people trained in particular fields.

The following list represents a few of the kinds of career titles for Humanistic Studies majors:

Advertising, Anthropologist, Archivist, Archaeologist, Artist, Attorney, Community Activist, Community College Instructor, Editor, Geographer, Grant Writer, Historian, Human Resource Manager, Journalist, Lecturer, Librarian, Library Technician, Marketing Research, Museum Archive Management, Museum Collection Management, Museum Curator, Museum Exhibit Design, Museum Management, Museum Tour Guide, Musician, Playwright, Philosopher, Political Scientist, Professor, Public Relations, Researcher, Screenwriter, Paralegal, Radio/Television announcer, Secondary Ed. Teacher, Sociologist, Special Education Teacher...

The following list represents a few of the businesses and institutions that employ Humanistic Studies majors:

Museums, Academia (Higher Education), Community College s Technical College s Law, Libraries, Government, Education, Religion, Human Services, Journalism, Media, Writing, Business, Editing...

Want to know more about the nature of the work, working conditions, earnings, training, and job outlook? Then check out the Occupational Outlook Handbook

The importance of the Humanities in the workplace and for businesses in the 21st century has become increasingly important. The following site offers many resources and testimonials about the role of the Humanities and its connections with science and technology, business and entrepreneurship, governance and democracy and so much more: http://humanitiesintheworkplace.weebly.com/