Bakersfield College

Arts, Humanities and Communication Pathway

About this Pathway

The Arts, Humanities and Communication 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. Go to our website and 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. In the links above you will find the majors associated with the Arts, Humanities, and Communication pathway as well contact information to the educational advisors and faculty who support those majors. We are excited for you to start your pathway here at Bakersfield College.


Programs of Study

Associate Degrees and Degrees for Transfer (AA, AA-T, AS, AS-T)

Certificates of Achievement and Job Skills Certificates (CA, JSC)


Completion Coaching Team

Counselors
Name Position Email Phone Location
Stephen Agard Counselor, General; Counseling Expert - Arts, Humanities and Communication Pathway stephen.agard@bakersfieldcollege.edu (661) 395-4421
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Financial Aid
Name Position Email Phone Location
Roberta Ayala Financial Aid Technician; Financial Aid Expert - Arts, Humanities and Communication Pathway roberta.ayala@bakersfieldcollege.edu (661) 395-4021
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Educational Advisors
Name Position Email Phone Location
Abraham Castillo Educational Advisor, Transfer Pathways; Advising Expert - Arts, Humanities and Communication Pathway abraham.castillo@bakersfieldcollege.edu (661) 395-4421
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Job Development Specialist
Name Position Email Phone Location
Beth Marie Harrison Job Development Specialist; Career Expert - Arts, Humanities and Communication and Business Pathways marie.harrison@bakersfieldcollege.edu (661) 395-4828
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Entire Completion Coaching Community


Career Outlook

The Bakersfield College Program Map is a great resource to find Program Learning Outcomes and detailed career outlook statistics for each of the programs of study associated with this Learning and Career Pathway. For more information about career outlooks in any field, visit the US Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook.


Steps for Success

Momentum Points

If you are pursuing one of the degrees in this pathway, you will want to enroll in 15 units each semester to graduate in approximately two years. This would require 30 units in your first year. Some of those units you earn in your first year should be in Math, English, and your major! Not only will earning 9 units in your major your first year keep you on track to your degree, it may also help you earn a certificate on the way!