Arts & Human Behavior

 

Sample Careers
Artist What you'll do: Fine artists can use a variety of materials, techniques, and skills to create original works of art. Craft artists create objects such as pottery, glassware, and textiles. Fine artists include painters, sculptors, and illustrators. Start with this program at SUNY CCC: Fine Arts and Design A.S.  Questions? Ask Fred Herbst and David Higgins
Music What you'll do: For students who major in music, the primary career paths include music performance, composition, music therapy (clinical applications for special needs), music education (teaching, directing), music technology and audio recording, and music business (marketing and management).  Start with this program at SUNY CCC: Liberal Arts and Science: Humanities/Social Sciences A.A., transfer path in music Questions? Ask Lou Bleiler
Playwright What you'll do: Playwrights tell a story through written dialogue and action. They provide the plot, character, themes, and language from which a live theatre production is built. Start with this program at SUNY CCC: Liberal Arts and Science: Humanities/Social Sciences A.A. transfer path in theatre Questions? Ask Mary Guzzy
Actor

 

 What you'll do: An actor is someone who plays a character in a film, television, radio, or theatre production. Some actors make a successful career out of small parts, and others achieve great success early on with many major roles. Start with this program at SUNY CCC: Liberal Arts and Science: Humanities/Social Sciences A.A. transfer path in theatre Questions? Ask Mary Guzzy
Graphic Designer What you'll do: Graphic designers create visual concepts using computer software to communicate ideas that inform consumers. They develop the layout and design for advertisements, magazines, brochures, flyers, and billboards. Graphic designers work with both text and images and use a variety of design elements to achieve their design. Start with this program at SUNY CCC: Fine Arts and Design A.S. Questions? Ask David Higgins
Broadcast/Radio & TV What you'll do: Broadcasters inform the public about news and events happening locally, nationally, and internationally. They report the news for television and radio. Broadcasters need a bachelor’s degree, typically in journalism or communications. Start with this program at SUNY CCCLiberal Arts and Science: Humanities/Social Sciences A.S. Questions? Ask Byron Shaw
Film/Video Editor What you'll do: Film and video editors gather record material, gather it, and create a finished product that is suitable for airing. The gathered material could be for television shows, movies, commercials, or even news broadcasts. Start with this program at SUNY CCC: Liberal Arts and Science: Humanities/Social Sciences A.S. Questions: Ask Byron Shaw
Copywriter What you'll do: A copywriter is responsible for writing promotional materials, including brochures, billboards, websites, emails, advertisements, social media posts, and more. They are typically employed by agencies and work closely with art directors. Start with this program at SUNY CCC: Liberal Arts and Science: Humanities/Social Sciences A.S.  Questions? Ask Byron Shaw
Public Relations Specialist What you'll do: Create and maintain a favorable public image for the organization they represent. Start with this program at SUNY CCC: Liberal Arts and Science: Humanities/Social Sciences A.S.  Questions? Ask Byron Shaw
Lawyer What you'll do: Lawyers provide advice and recommendations to clients regarding their legal rights and obligations and represent individuals and businesses during legal proceedings and disputes. Lawyer work includes researching applicable laws and prior court rulings, preparing legal documents, and, when necessary, arguing cases in court. Start with this program at SUNY CCCLiberal Arts and Science: Humanities/Social Sciences A.S. Questions: Ask Byron Shaw
 Psychologist What you'll do: Some psychologists work independently, conducting research, consulting with clients, or working with patients. Others work as part of a healthcare team, collaborating with physicians and social workers, or in school settings, working with students, teachers, parents, and other educators. Start with this program at SUNY CCCLiberal Arts and Science: Humanities/Social Sciences A.S. Questions: Ask Byron Shaw
 Social Worker What you'll do: Social workers work in a variety of settings, including mental health clinics, schools, child welfare and human service agencies, hospitals, settlement houses, community development corporations, and private practices. Start with this program at SUNY CCCLiberal Arts and Science: Humanities/Social Sciences A.S. Questions: Ask Byron Shaw
College Professor in communications, journalism, anthropology, geography, government, history Start with this program at SUNY CCCLiberal Arts and Science: Humanities/Social Sciences A.S. Questions: Ask Byron Shaw
College Professor in English, humanities, modern and classical languages, music, philosophy, economics, history, psychology, sociology, and theatre.    Start with this program at SUNY CCC: Liberal Arts and Science: Humanities/Social Sciences A.A. Questions? Ask Byron Shaw