Arts and Humanities

You are inquisitive, inspired, and creative. You are a thinker, a historian, a writer, pondering where we've come from and where we're going. You enjoy engaging others, learning about their culture, and communicating with them in their own vernacular. Using clay, language, pen, or musical instrument, you love the process of creating for yourself and others. Whether theatre, literature, languages, music, history, art, or philosophy, you will find a career in the Arts and Humanities path!

PROGRAMS IN THIS PATH:


  • Art
  • Art History
  • Art Studio
  • English
  • Foreign Languages
  • French
  • History
  • Italian
  • Jazz Studies
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Spanish
  • Theatre-Performance
  • Theatre-Technical
  • Theatre (RIC)
  • Theatre (URI)
  • - Acting
  • - Design and Theatre Tech
  • - Directing
  • - Stage Management

All offerings in this path:

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Program Course Sequence
Exploration (for students who are unsure of program/concentration) Course Sequence
Career Degrees and Certificates
Programs Degree Type Sequence
Fine Arts, Art A.F.A. Career  Map
Fine Arts, Jazz Studies A.F.A. Career  Map
Fine Arts, Music A.F.A. Career  Map
Fine Arts, Theatre-Performance A.F.A. Career  Map
Fine Arts, Theatre-Technical A.F.A. Career  Map
Liberal Arts, English A.A. Career  Map
Liberal Arts, Foreign Languages A.A. Career  Map
URI and RIC transfer agreements
Programs Degree Type
English URI B.A. Prog-Prog
French URI B.A. Prog-Prog
History URI B.A. Prog-Prog
Italian URI B.A. Prog-Prog
German URI B.A. Prog-Prog
Portuguese URI B.A. Prog-Prog
Music - Jazz URI B.A. B.M.
Prog-Prog
Music URI B.A. B.M. Prog-Prog
Philosophy URI B.A. Prog-Prog
Spanish URI B.A. Prog-Prog
Theatre URI B.A. Prog-Prog
General Studies, recommended coursework for Art URI B.F.A. JAA
General Studies, recommended coursework for Art Studio URI B.A. JAA
General Studies, recommended coursework for Art History URI B.A. JAA
General Studies, recommended coursework for English URI | RIC B.A. JAA
General Studies, recommended coursework for French URI | RIC B.A. JAA
General Studies, recommended coursework for History URI | RIC B.A. JAA
General Studies, recommended coursework for Italian URI B.A. JAA
General Studies, recommended coursework for Philosophy URI | RIC B.A. JAA
General Studies, recommended coursework for Spanish URI | RIC B.A. JAA
General Studies, recommended coursework for Theatre RIC B.A. JAA
General Studies, recommended coursework for Theatre-Acting URI B.F.A. JAA
General Studies, recommended coursework for Theatre-Design and Theatre Technology URI B.F.A. JAA
General Studies, recommended coursework for Theatre-Directing URI B.F.A. JAA
General Studies, recommended coursework for Theatre-Stage Management URI B.F.A. JAA
Four-year program-to-program transfer agreements
Institution Program Degree Type
Montserrat College of Art Art - Graphic Design B.F.A. Transfer
  Art - Painting and Drawing B.F.A. Transfer
  Art - Photography and Video B.F.A. Transfer
  Art - Printmaking B.F.A. Transfer
  Art - Sculpture B.F.A. Transfer
Providence College General Studies - Liberal Studies B.A. Transfer
  General Studies - Social Science B.A. Transfer
  Liberal Arts - History B.A. Transfer
  Liberal Arts - Liberal Studies B.A. Transfer
  Liberal Arts - Social Science B.A. Transfer
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Art - Art Education B.F.A. Transfer
  Art - Art History B.A. Transfer
  Art - Artisanry - Ceramics B.F.A. Transfer
  Art - Artisanry - Jewelry/Metals B.F.A. Transfer
  Art - Artisanry - Textile Design/Fiber Arts B.F.A. Transfer
  Art - Painting/2-D Studies B.F.A. Transfer
  Art - Sculpture/3-D Studies B.F.A. Transfer
  Art - Visual Design - Digital Media B.F.A. Transfer
  Art - Visual Design - Graphic Design B.F.A. Transfer
  Art - Visual Design - Illustration B.F.A. Transfer
  Art - Visual Design - Photography B.F.A. Transfer

An ASSOCIATE degree from this path helps students begin careers such as:

Actors play parts in stage, television, radio, video, or motion picture productions, or in other settings, for entertainment, information, or instruction. They interpret serious or comic roles through speech, gesture, and body movement to entertain or inform an audience.

      • Earning Potential- $17.49/hour; $36,379/year (United States, 2017)
      • Data is unavailable for the State of Rhode Island

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Fine artists create original artwork using a wide variety of media and techniques.

      • Earning Potential- $23.81/hour; $49,524/year (United States, 2017)
      • Data is unavailable for the State of Rhode Island

Bureau of labor Learn More About Fine Artist!

A BACHELOR'S degree enables students to begin careers such as:

Art directors are responsible for the visual style and images in magazines, newspapers, product packaging, and movie and television productions. They create the overall design of a project and direct others who develop artwork and layouts.

      • Earning Potential- $36.59/hour; $76,107/year
      • Median wage, RI Department of Labor and Training, 2017

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Graphic designers create visual concepts, using computer software or by hand, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, and captivate consumers. They develop the overall layout and production design for various applications such as advertisements, brochures, magazines, and corporate reports.

      • Earning Potential- $25.46/hour; $52,956/year
      • Median wage, RI Department of Labor and Training, 2017

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Interpreters and translators convert information from one language into another language. Interpreters work with spoken or sign language; translators work with written language.

      • Earning Potential $21.97/hour; $45,697/year
      • Median wage, RI Department of Labor and Training, 2017

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Music directors, also called conductors, lead orchestras and other musical groups during performances and recording sessions. Composers write and arrange original music in a variety of musical styles.

      • Earning Potential- $28.71/hour; $59,716/year
      • Median wage, RI Department of Labor and Training, 2017

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Writers and authors develop written content for various types of media, including advertisements, books, magazines, movies, plays, television, and blogs.

      • Earning Potential- $29.65/hour; $61,672/year
      • Median wage, RI Department of Labor and Training, 2017

Bureau of labor Learn More About Writers and Authors!

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Last Updated: 3/28/19