Arts & Human Behavior

 

Sample Careers
Artists 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. Most fine artists work in art studios located in office buildings, warehouses, or in their homes. A bachelor’s degree is needed. Start with this program at SUNY CCC: Fine Arts and Design. Questions? Ask: Fred Herbst and David Higgins
Musicians What you'll do: Musicians perform for live audiences or in recording studios. ... A musician may write his or her own music in order to gain an original style and faithful fans. They are often required to travel, sometimes, long distances in order to perform or get work. Start with this program at SUNY CCC: Liberal Arts and Science. Questions: Ask Lou Bleiler
Playwrights 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 theatrical production is built. Start with this program at SUNY CCC: Liberal Arts and Science. Questions: Ask Mary Guzzy
Marketing Manager What you'll do: Marketing managers plan programs to generate interest in products or services. They work with art directors, sales agents, and financial staff members. Many marketing managers work for an advertising agency or in corporate and regional managing offices. Marketing managers have a bachelor’s degree and usually have prior work experience in advertising, sales, or promotions. Start with this program at SUNY CCC: Business Administration. Questions: Ask Tim Bonomo
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. Most graphic designers work in publishing, advertising, or public relations. Start with this program at SUNY CCC: Fine Arts and Design. 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 CCC: Liberal Arts and Science. 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. Questions: Ask Byron Shaw
Film/Video Editors 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. Film and video editors typically work in studios or on location. Start with this program at SUNY CCC: Liberal Arts and Sciences. Questions: Ask Byron Shaw.
Lawyer What you'll do: Lawyers provide advice and recommendations to clients regarding their legal rights and obligations. Also known as an attorney, a lawyer represents individuals and businesses during legal proceedings and disputes. Lawyers' clients may include individuals, groups, or businesses. Lawyer work includes researching applicable laws and prior court rulings, preparing legal documents, and, when necessary, arguing cases in court. Through their education and work experience, attorneys can specialize in a number of areas including civil rights, employment law, immigration law, and intellectual property. Start with this program at SUNY CCC: Liberal Arts and Sciences. Questions: Ask Byron Shaw
Actors What you'll do: An actor is someone who plays a character in a film, television, radio, or theatre production. When most people think of actors they think of Hollywood actors who perform in blockbuster films, and this is often the ultimate aspiration of anyone dreaming of a career in acting. There are many actors who make a successful career out of so-called bit parts, and never have a starring role. Others who achieve great success very early on in their careers, become household names, and get many major roles. The majority of actors will have a career that is somewhere in-between these two extremes. Start with this program at SUNY CCC: Liberal Arts and Sciences. Questions: Ask Mary Guzzy
Theater Director What you'll do: Theatre directors oversee many aspects of staging a play, from casting to costumes to performances. If you are considering a career as a theatre director, you will need a bachelor's degree and extensive experience in the field. Additionally, you can attend a highly competitive master's degree program, which will prepare you for a career as a theatre director with courses in classical theatre, history, theory, literature and criticism. Start with this program at SUNY CCC: Liberal Arts and Sciences. Questions: Ask Mary Guzzy