Potential Careers for College of Arts and Sciences Graduates

Social Sciences

Area of Study Degree Awarded Job Opportunities

Sociology - Government

Bachelor

Affirmative Action Worker
Foreign Service Officer
International Worker
Program Supervisor
Census Worker
Legislative Aide
Employee Specialist
Human Rights Officer
Personnel Coordinator
Special Agent
Information Officer
Peace Corps Volunteer

Sociology - Education

Bachelor 

Teacher
Affirmative Action Assistant
Alumni Relations Officer
Extension Service Specialist
Student Personnel
Admissions Counselor
College Placement Specialist
Public Health Educator

Sociology - Community and Social Services

Bachelor

Fund Raising Assist/Director
Housing Coordinator
Community Organizer
Family Planner
Occupational/Career Counselor
Medical Records Clerk
Homeless/ Housing Worker
Child Development Tech
Park/Forest Ranger
Resident Planning Aide
Rehabilitation Program Worker
Charities Administrator
Environmental Organizer
Youth Outreach Worker
Substance Abuse Counselor
Hospital Administrator
Gerontologist
Case Manager/Case Worker
Public Administration Assistant
Public Assistance Worker
Group Home Worker
Public Health Supervisor
Volunteer Program Coordinator

Sociology - Business and Industry

Bachelor 

Advertising Staffer
Business Manager
Marketing/Sales Representative
Market Analyst/Researcher
Administrative Assistant
Planning Assistant
Quality Control Manager
Merchandiser/Purchaser
Real Estate Agent
Consumer Researcher
Public Relations Specialist
Training Assistant
Insurance Agent
Banker
Human Resource manager
Labor Relations Analyst
Computer Analyst
Data Entry Analyst
Trainer
Telemarketer
Control Engineer
Consumer Relations Worker
Project manager
Technical Writer

Sociology - Justice System

Bachelor

Corrections Officer
Criminal Investigator
Parole Officer
Juvenile Court Worker
Police Officer
Special Agent
Corrections Counselor
Rehabilitation Counselor
State Trooper
Criminal Justice Specialist

Sociology - Research

Bachelor

Researcher
Population Analyst
Statistician
Interviewer
Consultant

Social Sciences

Bachelor

For-profit companies
Pre-K-12 educational institutions
Nonprofit organizations
Federal, state and local government
Colleges and universities
Self-employment
Graduate studies in Anthropology, Economics, Political Science, Sociology, International Relations, and others social sciences

Psychology

Bachelor 

Activities director
Admissions evaluator
Advertising sales representative
Alumni director
Animal trainer
Applied statistician
Army mental health specialist
Benefits manager
Career counselor
Career information specialist
Caseworker
Chemical dependency counselor
Child development specialist
Child welfare caseworker
Claims supervisor
Coach
Community organization worker
Community organizer
Community worker
Computer programmer
Conservation officer
Consumer psychologist
Correctional treatment specialist
Corrections officer
Criminal investigator
Customer service representative supervisor
Database administrator
Database design analyst
Department manager
Disability case worker
Elementary school teacher
Employee health maintenance program specialist
Employee relations specialist
Employment counselor
Employment interviewer
Human factors worker
Financial aid counselor
Fund raiser
Group worker
Health care facility administrator
High school teacher
Host/hostess
Human resource advisor
Information specialist
Job analyst
Labor relations manager
Loan officer
Management analyst
Market research analyst
Mental health social worker
Mental retardation/developmental disabilities aide
Occupational analyst
Patient resources and reimbursement agent
Personnel recruiter
Police officer
Polygraph examiner
Preschool teacher
Probation/parole officer
Psychiatric aide/attendant
Psychiatric technician
Psychological stress evaluator
Public health director
Public relations representative
Purchasing agent
Real estate agent
Recreation leader
Recreation supervisor
Recreational therapist
Research assistant
Retail salesperson
Sales clerk
Social services aide
Systems analyst
Veterans contract representative
Veterans counselor
Victims’ advocate
Vocational training teacher
Volunteer coordinator

History

Bachelor 

Author
Copy Editor
Photo Editor
Executive Editor
Publisher
Screenwriter
Director
Grant Writer
Grant Administrator
Exhibition Curator
Collections Manager
Museum Director
Archivist
Librarian
Library Director
Legal Assistant
Attorney-at-Law
Private Investigator
Intelligence Analyst
Foreign Service Officer
Teacher
Professor
Dean of Arts & Sciences - University Administration
Travel Guide
Director of Educational Programming
Director of Historic Preservation

Concentration in Social Sciences

Associate

Office Clerk
Customer Service Representative
Stock Clerk
Receptionist
Administrative Assistant
Teller
Postal Service Worker
Security Guard
Police Officer
Home Health Aid
Security Guard
Firefighter
Corrections Officer
Criminal Investigator
Childcare Worker
Teacher Assistant
Personal and Home Health Care Aide
Social and Human Services Assistant
Recreation Worker
Library Technician

Department of Mathematics

Area of Study
Degree Awarded Job Opportunities

Mathematics

Bachelor

Top- and Mid-Level Managers, Executives, and Administrators
Teachers, Secondary School
Computer Systems Analysts
Computer Programmers
Other Management-Related Occupations
Computer Engineers
Other Computer and Information-Science Occupations
Sales Occupations
Insurance, Securities, Real Estate, and Business Services

English and Humanities Department

Area of Study Degree Awarded Job Opportunities

English - Communications

Bachelor

Public Relations
Advertising
Technical writing

English - Publishing

Bachelor

Proofreading
Layout or copy editing
Managing editorial work
Book editing
Literary (agent) representation

English - Teacher

Bachelor

Private school education
Tutoring
Licensure for public education

English - Public Service

Bachelor

Non-profit fundraising
Public awareness campaign management
Non-profit research and writing

English - Government

Bachelor

Political campaign management
Government research
Proposal writing
Political speech writing

English - Law Enforcement
& Government Intelligence Agencies

Bachelor

Research
Information Management
Linguistics analysis

English - Business/Industry

Bachelor

Internal company communications and research
Speech writing for management or corporate leaders
Newsletter coordination/publication
Human resources

 

English - Graduate Study and High Education

Bachelor

Graduate study and teaching in English literature
Creative writing
Rhetoric and composition
Professional and technical writing
Cultural studies
American studies
Comparative literature, etc.
In areas such library science or university administration

English - Law

Bachelor

Paralegal or legal advocacy work
Research
Pursuit of a law degree.

 

English - Other fields

Bachelor

There may be any number of additional ways
in which graduates could use their skills after
graduation in entry level positions in the
fields of publishing, business, government,
or the non-profit sector. 

Philosophy and Religion

Bachelor

Professor of philosophy or of religion
Scholar (non-university)
Lawyer
Social worker
Counselor
Minister
Rabbi
Business, hospital, government, or university administrator

English with Communications Concentration - 
Business

Bachelor

Management
Personnel
Admissions Counselor
Sales Representative
Mediator
Manager
Human Resources Manager
Customer Service Representative
Buyer

English with Communications Concentration - 
Communications and Health Care

Bachelor

Health Educator
Medical Grants Writer
Research Analyst
Activities Director
Marketing Director
Hospital Director of Communications

 

English with Communications Concentration - 
Journalism

Bachelor

Reporter
Newscaster
Copy Writer
Editor
Script Writer
Technical Writer

 

English with Communications Concentration - 
Advertising

Bachelor

Media Planner
Marketing Specialist
Media Sales Representative

English with Communications Concentration - 
Public Relations

Bachelor

Publicity Manager
Advertising manager
Corporate Public Affairs
Development Officer

English with Communications Concentration - 
Government/Politics

Bachelor

Public Information Office Writer
Program coordinator
Legislative Assistant
Elected Official

English with Communications Concentration - 
Social and Human Services

Bachelor

Public Administrator
Recreation Supervisor
Community Affairs Liaison
Park and Service Public Relations Specialist

English with Concentration in 
Culture and Media Studies

Bachelor

Agents
Announcers
Archivists
Critics (of books, films, food, accommodations, etc.)
Curators
Designers
Diplomats
Directors of marketing
Digital artists
Editors
Entrepreneurs
Foreign correspondents
Freelance artists
Genealogists
Intercultural consultants
Journalists
Lecturers and motivational speakers
Lobbyists
Producers
Proofreaders and copy editors
Task-managers for government and private think-tanks
Team leaders for product/service conceptualization (e.g. GOOGLE)
Teachers and professors
Writers (technical, professional, or creative)

English Language Arts/Adult/Young Adult
Education Licensure

Bachelor

Teachers of English Language Arts in Ohio & surrounding areas recognized by
the state of Ohio

Substitute teachers in public and private schools in Ohio and surrounding
areas that recognize the licensure or diploma

Department of Natural Sciences

Area of Study Degree Awarded Job Opportunities

Biology

Bachelor

Medical Doctor
Veterinarian
Pharmacist
Research and Laboratory Technician
Teacher (K–12, or College/University)
Botanist
Environmental Scientist
Ecologist
Wildlife Management
Microbiologist
Sales and Marketing

Chemistry

Bachelor

Forensic Chemist
Medicinal Chemist
Analytical Chemist
Inorganic Chemist
Organic Chemist
Physical Chemist
Polymer Chemist
Materials Scientist
Quality Assurance/Control Chemist

Natural Sciences - 
Biological Technicians in 2010

Bachelor

Colleges, universities, and professional schools; state, local, and private
Research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences
Federal government, excluding postal service
Pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing
Health care         

Natural Sciences - 
Chemical Technicians in 2010

Bachelor

Testing laboratories
Research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences 
Pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing     
Basic chemical manufacturing    
Colleges, universities, and professional schools; state, local, and private                

Natural Sciences - 
Geological & Petroleum Technicians

Bachelor

Oil and gas extraction    
Support activities for mining
Architectural, engineering, and related services
Petroleum and coal products manufacturing       

Natural Sciences - 
Physicists

Bachelor

Research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences
ederal government, excluding postal service   
Colleges, universities, and professional schools; state, local, and private
Health care    
Management, scientific, and technical consulting services

Natural Sciences Adult/Young
Adult Education Licensure

Bachelor

Teachers of Natural Science in Ohio and surrounding areas recognized by the state of Ohio

Substitute teachers in public and private schools in Ohio and surrounding areas that
recognize the licensure or diploma.

Department of Fine, Digital, and Performing Arts

Area of Study Degree Awarded Job Opportunities

Fine Arts - Visualist Program

Bachelor

Graphic Designer, Web Developer
Advertising, Promotion, Marketing Manager
Art Director
Craft and Fine Artist
Desktop Publisher
Industrial Designer
Computer Network Architect
Animator
Technical Writer
Information Systems Manager
Computer Programmer
Computer Support Specialist
Computer System Analyst
Software Developer
Camera Operator - Television, Video, Motion Picture
Choreographer
Designer
Director, Producer
Fashion Designer
Film and Video Editor
Floral Designer
Interior Designer
Landscape Architect
Makeup Artist
Set and Exhibit Designer
Advertising Sales Agent
Architectural Drafter
Civil Engineering Technician
Etcher and Engraver
Fabric and Apparel Patternmaker
Jeweler
Model Maker, Metal and Plastic
Orthotists and Prosthetists
Photographer
Photographic Process Workers and Processing
Precious Metal Worker
Sales Representatives

Fine Arts - Game Simulation Arts 

Bachelor 

3D Modeler
Apparel Design
Architectural Graphic Artist
Archivist
Art Administrator, Archivist
Art Buyer, Critic, Dealer
Art Director
Art Restoration
Audio Editor
Camera Operator
Character Artist
Character Designer
Cinematographer
Commercial Designer
Computer Animator
Creature/Character Rigger
Design Manager
Director, Producer
Educational Illustrator
Exhibition Coordinator, Designer
Exhibition Designer
Game Designer
Gameplay Designer
Graphic Designer
Graphical Interface Designer
Illustrator
Layout Artist
Lighting Artist
Map Builder
Marketing
Matte Artist
Muralist
Photo Designer
Photo Editor
Portrait Artist
Print Designer
Product Designer
Production Artist
Production Assistant
Public Relations Specialist
Sales Representative
Screenprinting Artist
Script Writer
Set Designer
Sound Effects Designer
Storyboard Artist
Studio Artist
Technical Artist
Technical Director
Textile Artist
Texture Artist
Typographer
UV Artist
Video Editor
Web Page Designer

Fine Arts - Musical Theater 

Bachelor

Actor
Artist-in-residence           
Box Office Manager
Arts Council Director              
Voice-over Artist                     
Coordinator Hair/Makeup
Company Manager
Director            
Arts fundraiser       
Scenic Artist/Designer          
Personal Manager                  
Artist’s Agent           
Education/Drama Teacher  
Producer                                    
Development Director
Lighting Designer                    
Audience Relations Specialist            
Draper
Grants Specialist                      
Prop Designer                                          
Outreach Coordinator
Booking Agent                         
Special Effects Technician    
Acting Coach
Casting Director                       
Fight Coordinator                    
Costume Designer
Publicist                                      
Stage Manager                        
Technical Director
Road Manager                         
Vocal Coach                      
Dancer
Choreographer                        
Singer                          
Composer/Songwriter

Fine Arts - Studio Arts

Bachelor 

Studio arts and crafts
Museum curator
Gallery positions
Photography
Filmmaking/theater
Advertising
Graphic design
Illustration
Industrial design
Interior design
Web design
Animation
Environmental design
Fashion design
Jewelry design
Floral design
Art education
Art therapy
Art criticism
Art appraisal
Art restoration
Art conservation
Art consulting for private and corporate collector(s)

Fine Arts - Art Education

Bachelor

Teachers of art in high schools in Ohio and surrounding areas recognized by the state of Ohio

Middle school ore elementary arts supervisor/art teacher. (It does not allow/prepare the recipient to teach general elementary school classes.

Substitute teachers in public and private schools in Ohio and surrounding areas that recognize the licensure or diploma.

 

 

 

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