Students who are interested in the humanities acquire a broad knowledge of the arts, history, literature and philosophy, and skills in communication, critical thinking, problem-solving, religion and writing. These skills are readily transferable to a wide variety of careers in business, education, law, medicine, museums, religion and social work. An advanced degree is required for professional and teaching careers.
Some potential career choices are:
- Social Worker
On the Web
These websites provide additional information on careers for individuals who are interested in pursuing a degree in the humanities:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Connecticut Department of Labor, Labor Market Information
United States, Burea of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook