What is Arts Education and what is Science Education?
The major difference lies in the learning style. Arts stream teaches why the field is being studied and Science stream teaches how to apply the study. Yet, many subjects don’t make much difference whether Arts or Science is opted. Many of the subjects come under Arts as well as Science. The major subjects that come under both the streams are Mathematics, Science, Computer Applications, Anthropology etc.
Apart from the common subjects most of the subjects offered in Arts are Languages of different states and countries, performing arts, religious studies, social sciences etc. The subjects offered in Sciences are Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Statistics, Microbiology, Animation, Computer Application etc.
One must acquire at least a Diploma in the stream to enter the career options of the field. Several programs like Certificate, Diploma, Bachelor and Master are offered in the streams of the disciplines. The major of them are:
Many courses include theoretical and practical examinations as well as project work. This allows one to gather the comprehensive knowledge of the subject. All of the programs offer many subjects that one can be specialist in that area.
Duration of the courses:
The Bachelor degree of Arts or Science is of 3 years and Master degree of Arts or Science is of 2 years. The duration of the Certificate courses varies from days to months. The Diploma courses are offered with the duration of either 6months or 1 year.
Why to choose Arts or Science as career?
There are several reasons to take up management. Few of them are
- The Bachelor degree is the minimum educational requirement for many of the government positions as well as for the positions in private sector
- Offers a number of subjects to excel in the interested subject
- Provides ample prospective opportunities
- Offers respectable as well as responsible positions
- Handsome salary
- opportunity of self employment
- Suitable to several fields that offers job guarantee
- Great scope of higher positions
When to plan the career?
The eligibility for all Bachelor courses is passing in 10+2 and for the Master’s, the eligibility is Bachelor degree. The subject opted in Bachelor degree must be studied as a subject in 10+2. Few colleges admit students considering the percentage in 10+2. But, few others conduct entrance test and the admission is according to the score in the test as well as the score in 10+2.
Few open universities are offering Bachelor courses with the eligibility of passing in 10th for those who have above 18 years.
The eligibility to the Certificate and Diploma programs vary from college to college. Either passing in 10+2 or graduation is the academic requirements.
What after a degree?
There are several career options for the fresh graduations. The major fields are:
Teacher/Lecturer/Professor: The graduation with Bachelor degree in education (B.Ed.) enables one to become a teacher. Post Graduation and the passing score in National Eligibility Test (NET) are the required qualification for being a Lecturer or Assistant Professor. The higher degree Ph.D. enables one to be a professor. The opportunities are found in both government and private organizations. The salary in the private field depends on the experience. There is even a great scope in online teaching.
Civil Services: Preparing for civil services is the choice of many aspirants which allows playing major roles of the administration. UPSC is the commission which conducts the exam for the recruitment in All India, Central and State Services. Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Indian Foreign Service (IFS) are few of the services that recruit through the commission. Graduation is the academic eligibility criteria
Print media: Article writer, columnist, Journalist, novelist, story writer, Editor, Poet, translator etc are the major roles of the field. Newspapers, magazines, publishing companies are few of the work providing areas. Journalism or creative writing courses help one for getting better opportunities. Many writing chances are also found in e-companies. Online magazines, online papers, online translating companies and websites require content writers and translators. Permanent recruitments and most of the times freelance works are offered, which are either online or offline.
Film and Television industries: Script writer, story writer, lyricist, content creator, director, editor, choreographer, music director, camera man, makeup man etc are the major roles. New comers as well as the experienced or popular writers have equal prospects depending on the skills and talent.
Financial companies: Banks, insurance companies and other financial organizations are one of the leading recruiters. The Bachelor degree in arts or science is the academic eligibility for being an officer in these companies.
IT Sector: Information Technology provides opportunities to the graduates of both arts and science. The higher education leads to the higher positions.
Apart from the above fields, there are several other job roles in many other fields for the graduates of arts or science. Apart from the above opportunities, one can also be self employed which is also a prospective option.