The major in Interdisciplinary Studies: Arts and Humanities is appropriate for students who wish to design a program of study that spans a broad range of disciplines.  Students take courses from the following disciplines or interdisciplinary programs: Asian Studies, Caribbean and Latin American Studies, Classical Studies, Communication and Multimedia Studies, English, Ethnic Studies, Film and Video Studies, History, Jewish Studies, Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature, Music, Peace Studies, Philosophy, Theatre and Dance, Visual Arts and Art History, and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

 

 

 

 

 

Related Major Skills

 

Attention to Detail Creativity Self-discipline
Time-Management Interpretive Skills Critical Analysis
Appreciation of Aesthetics Open-minded Patience
Adaptability Organization skills Communication Skills
Interpersonal skills Presentation Intense Research Skills
Public Speaking

 

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Sample Career Titles

 

Art Appraiser European History Teacher Art Educator
History and Philosophy of Science Teacher Art Coordinator Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Advertising Illustrator Archivist
Instructional Technologist Art Management Interior Designer
History Teacher Software Designer Crafts
Urban Planner Craft Designing Commerical and Advertising Art
Commercial Photographer Docent Coordinator Community Development Officer
Art Critic/Writer Corporate Trainer Art Preparator
Exhibits Designer Producer Folk Art and Artisan
Historic Archaeologist Theatre Literature Teacher Public Relations Consultant
Art, Art Studies Teacher Tour Guide Historic Preservationist
Creative Director Fine Arts Creative Services Manager
Museum/Gallery Director Presentation Specialist Music History Teacher
Product Designer Music Theory Teacher Product Marketing Manager
Art Therapist Production Manager Freelance Writer
Production Manager, Advertising Fundraiser Supervisor, Art
Graphic Artist

 

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Sample Work Settings

 

Advertising Agencies Museums Colleges and Universities
Publishing Companies State Government Corporations
Art Galleries Federal Government Auction Houses
Freelance

 

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FAU Student Organizations

 

  • Cliché Literary and Arts Journal
  • Contemporary Art Society
  • Potter's Guild

 

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Professional Associations

 

 

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Job and Internship Links

 

 

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Where to Learn More

 

General Occupational Information

 

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Career Planning Websites

 

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Sample Library Resources

These Resources can be found at the CDC Career Resource Library and/or FAU's Wimberley Library.

  • Career Guide for Creative
  • Career Opportunities in Art
  • Career Resources for People in the Arts
  • Careers for Crafty People
  • Careers for Culture Lovers & Other Artsy Types
  • Communications & the Arts
  • Directory of Arts Related Resources
  • Great Jobs for Art Majors
  • Jobs in Arts & Media Management
  • Opportunities in Arts & Crafts Careers
  • Opportunities in Visual Arts Careers
  • The Artist's Way at Work
  • The Business of Being an Artist
  • The Creative Guide for Creative & Unconventional People
  • Finding a Job in the Nonprofit Sector

 

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