Academic Majors and Minors
Here are some of the majors and minors available in this field of study:
Most Popular Majors
- Design | Media Arts
- Film, Television and Digital Media
- Spanish and Portuguese
- Applied Linguistics
- Asian Languages and Cultures
- Linguistics and Computer Science
- Ancient Near East and Egyptology
- Digital Humanities
- Literature and the Environment
- Mexican Studies
- Music Industry
- Professional Writing
- Visual and Performing Arts Education
Here are a few examples of areas where this exciting field of study is growing and developing.
Continued public interest in museums and other cultural centers should lead to an increased demand for curators and for the collections they manage. This field is projected to grow 10% by 2028.
Film and Video Editors
This field is expected to grow 14% by 2028 due to the increasing number of streaming platforms and productions made exclusively for them along with the use of more special effects, all of which mean more work for editors.
Increasing globalization and a more diverse U.S. population will likely lead to 20% growth in this career choice by 2031.
Below, find examples of additional careers related to this field of study:
- 3D Product Designer
- Art Director, Advertising
- Arts Administration
- Content Strategist
- Corporate Communications Manager
- Executive Editor
- Event Manager
- Film/Television Development
- Fine Artist
- Foreign Correspondent
- Graphic Designer
- Marketing Director
- Music Performer/Writer
- Recording Industry Specialist
- Talent Agent
UCLA offers many resources for deepening your knowledge in your chosen field, including hundreds of research centers, institutes and labs that encourage collaboration across disciplines. Here are a few of the many options in this area:
With a focus on emerging artists and an extensive permanent collection, the Hammer Museum is a rich resource for students. The museum deepens students’ engagement with the arts through a variety of programs and professional opportunities.
UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
CMRS supports interdisciplinary and cross-cultural studies of the period from Late Antiquity to the middle of the 17th century through a program of lectures, seminars, conferences and fellowships.
UCLA Center for Digital Humanities
CDH brings together a community of scholars, students and practitioners to design, create, experiment, innovate and disseminate new knowledge in the digital age.
UCLA Film & Television Archive
UCLA’s archive is second in size only to the Library of Congress. This rich cultural history resource includes 27 million feet of newsreel footage, over 350,000 motion pictures and 170,000 TV programs.