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Degree Courses - Arts & Humanities

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  • Are you interested in understanding past history?
  • Are you interested in various cultures/ music/ dance/various arts?
  • Do you interested to study about human behaviors, attitude and psychology?  

What exactly are the arts and humanities? In this age of megabytes and wireless technology, it's easy to forget that the building blocks of what we see around us tend to be our histories, our art, our cultures and our literatures.
These subjects that form the basis of the arts and humanities are just as relevant today as they were before the techno age.
Undergraduate university degrees in the arts and humanities offer an unprecedented breadth of subject choice, where there is literally something for everyone.  From fine arts and art history, through classical and modern languages, to history, geography and literature, the arts and humanities cover an absolutely enormous range of academic interests.  But what kind of student chooses one of these subjects and why might one choose to study the arts and humanities?

Why should I study arts and humanities?

  • Studying arts and humanities, helps us to understand history and literature, our modern challenges and also helps us to find solutions to different kind of problems.
  • Unlike most of the other subjects, the arts and humanities are about our lives ‘present life, past life and of about future lives.
  • Students who have a desire to learn about the universe around them tend to choose Arts and humanities as their field of study.
  • Arts and Humanities students find solution to the problems through creative and adventurous methods not just confined to single viewpoint.
  • There is no dearth of institutions offering Arts and Humanities as a subject in India with a number of fine arts colleges in India regarded at par with the best of international curriculums.
  • If you wanted to write competitive exams especially civil service (IAS/IPS) this could help us. But not necessarily only arts and humanities subject useful for these exams, there are more number of people are from other streams also in civil service.
  • If you wanted to be in travel and tourism, journalism, business management and advertising, this kind career could help you

Before selecting Arts and Humanities please assess certain thinks

What kind of future appeals to you? Do you want challenges, opportunities, and chance to make a difference?
Do you have a patience or interest to learn past history, culture, paintings and languages? 

In addition

  •  Are you interested in geography, history and past kings and their kingdom history?
  • Would you like to get in to media/ advertising 
  • Are you interested to translation?
  • People will comment this kind of subjects are low profile or inferior as compared to commerce or science

If you answered "Yes" to most of these questions, chances are you have the right kind of personality for an arts and humanities.

There are various courses available in this stream including Geography, Sociology, Psychology, History, Civics, Political Science, anthropology, and home science, dance, music, fine arts, library science and many other subjects.

Define Arts and Humanities -Art is the product or process of deliberately arranging symbolic elements in a way that influences and affects one or more of the senses, emotions, and intellect. It encompasses a diverse range of human activities, creations, and modes of expression, including music, literature, film, photography, sculpture, and paintings.
The meaning of art is explored in a branch of philosophy known as aesthetics and even disciplines such as history and psychoanalysis analyze its relationship with humans and generations.

Humanities are academic disciplines which study the human condition, using methods that are primarily analytical, critical, or speculative, as distinguished from the mainly empirical approaches of the natural and social sciences. 

Details of Arts and Humanities

  • Arts/Humanities are one of the most popular and traditional streams across India. Pursuing a program in the arts field broadens the range of career opportunities for the students to choose from this discipline.
  • The Arts and Humanities include the disciplines of ancient and modern languages, literature, philosophy, visual and performing arts. These disciplines explore, share, and recreate expressions of the human experience
  • Earlier people use to think that this stream doesn’t offer as wide range of career option that other streams offer like commerce and science stream.
  • But due to industrial development and globalization the demand of art and humanities related skilled forces have been raised significantly all over the world.
Media has now been considered the best way to promote product and services and also mediums such as Television, Radio, and Internet has opened doors for art professionals.

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Wish you all the best for your bright future!!