You can be employed in the arts. In every city and many small towns throughout the United States, there are arts jobs to be found, from working on staff in a local theater, to teaching music, to managing a gallery, to coordinating public art, to performance, to design -- you name it.
Arts majors (music, theatre, and visual art) at FSU obtain valuable skills and dispositions that can enable you to step into a a wide range of careers and paths of graduate study, including:
Fine Arts majors also learn skills that are critical for any number of jobs and professions outside the fields of music, theatre, and visual art. Fine Arts classes train students in creative problem solving, visual and critical thinking, research and presentation methods and communication skills, as well as self-discipline and self-motivation. Many fields require the kind of broad background in intellectual and cultural history and skills that the fine and performing arts are uniquely positioned to offer. In a world driven by visual and audio technology, Fine Arts majors have an edge. Fine Arts students pursue careers in:
Don't just take our word for it! Check out these links below:
College Xpress -- What Can You do With and Arts Major?
The Wall Street Journal - What Does a Fine Arts Degree Get You? The Punch Line: Maybe a Job
USA Today - Why you should study art (or any 'soft' major)