Arts, Communication, and Humanities Pathway Support

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The Arts, Communication, and Humanities (ACH) Pathway is an ideal way to explore perspectives on humanity and learn how to be a creative and critical thinker. This pathway will challenge your mind and prepare you for your future. Take the Kern Promise today. Plan your 15 units per semester, get through in two years and leap into your future.

We encourage you to take the next step in your pathway. We are excited for you to start your pathway here at Bakersfield College.


Help Along Your Path

Completion Coaches Directory

A community of faculty, counselors, and staff specialists in the Arts, Communication, and Humanities Pathway ready to help and support you with your specific program academics, counseling, and writing.

Program Map Arts, Communication and Humanities

Find program learning outcomes and detailed career outlook statistics for each of the programs of study associated with this Learning and Career Pathway.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

For information about career outlooks in any field, visit the US Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistic's Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Steps for Success

Momentum Points

If you are pursuing one of the degrees in this pathway, enroll in 15 units each semester to graduate in approximately two years. This requires 30 units in your first year. Make math, English, and courses in your major part of your first year. Earning 9 units in your major your first year keeps you on track to your degree and may help you earn a certificate on the way!

Not sure where to start? Let us help.

Meet with a Counselor

Take the right classes to meet your education and career goals. Create your Comprehensive Student Education Plan (CSEP) with your Counselor or Ed. Advisor.
Call (661) 395-4421.

Not sure about your career path?

Take the career quiz to discover the perfect career based on your personality type and interests.