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Michigan Career Pathway 1: Arts and Communication

Careers in this path are related to the humanities and performing, visual, literary, and media arts. These include architecture; graphic, interior, and fashion design; writing; film; fine arts; journalism; languages; media; advertising; and public relations.

Is it for you?

Are you a creative thinker? Are you imaginative, innovative, and original? Do you like to communicate ideas? Do you like making crafts, drawing, playing a musical instrument, taking photos, or writing stories? Then this may be the career path for you!

Career Categories

  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Creative Writing
  • Film Production
  • Foreign Languages
  • Journalism
  • Radio and TV Broadcasting

Courses in School

  • Journalism
  • Graphic Arts
  • Language Arts
  • Fine Arts (Arts, Drama, Music)
  • Architectural Drafting and Design
  • Sculpture
  • Photography

Occupational Outlook Handbook Information on Careers in This Pathway

Management occupations

Architects, surveyors, and cartographers

Social scientists and related occupations

Art and design occupations

Office and administrative support occupations


Entertainers and performers, sports and related occupations

Media and communications-related occupations

Production occupations

Last updated 4 Mar 09