Board examinations are finally done and the first phase of your academic life, school, is over. And though the marks you've scored may feel like the biggest thing right now, it doesn't have to necessarily define the path you take in life. 

For those students who take up Arts in 12th, options may appear restricted but that's not entirely true. Here are all the courses you can apply for after Arts: 

1. Bachelor Of Arts (English)

What the course is about: Introduction to the world of English literature, history and structure of the English language, and a knowledge of linguistics. 

Course Duration: 3 years. 

Source: SHSU

2. Bachelor of Travel and Tourism Management (B.T.T.M)

What the course is about: Introduction to the world of tourism and hospitality industry. Involves developing an in-depth working knowledge of marketing management, planning skills within the tourism industry. 

Source: MBA-ESG

Course Duration: 4 years

3. Bachelor of Retail Management (B.R.M)

What the course is about: Introduction to the world of retail operations, including procurement, marketing, merchandising, operations, inventory control, personnel management, and finance. 

Course Duration: 3 years

Source: guidanceplus

4. B.Sc. in Animation and Multimedia

What the course is about: Introduction to 2D and 3D animation, VFX, game design and graphic design. 

Course Duration: 3 years. 

Source: shiksha

5. Bachelor of Arts (History)

What the course is about: Introduction and in-depth study of historical events that took place in India and across the world, and led to the evolution of civilization. 

Course Duration: 3 years. 

Source: mastersineducationonline

6. Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.)

What the course is about: Introduction to the field of elementary teacher education. The programme provides stimulating environment and theoretical tools to help prepare professionally qualified elementary school teachers. Know more here

Course Duration: 4 years. 

Source: eckovation

7. Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed.)

What the course is about: Introduction to the field of elementary teacher education. The programme is divided into subject content courses and method courses - the former deals with subject area knowledge, the latter with principles of child development and educational practices. 

Course Duration: 2 years. 

Source: teacherplus

8. Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

What the course is about: Introduction to the processes and functioning of the human mind and human behavior. The focus is on understanding the reasoning (logical, cultural, and/or scientific) behind human behavior in various settings. 

Course Duration: 3 years. 

Source: dubeat

9. Diploma in Chinese Language

What the course is about: Beginners level certificate course to understand the basics of the Chinese language. The aim is to develop a student's basic ability to converse in, write, and understand the language. 

Course Duration: 1 year. 

Source: china-admissions

10. B.P.Ed. (Bachelor of Physical Education)

What the course is about: The course primarily deals with the development and care of the human body, with a special focus on rules and pedagogy of various sports and games. 

Course Duration: 3 years. 

Source: collegedekho

11. Bachelor of Arts (Hindi)

What the course is about: Introduction to the world of Hindi literature, history and structure of the Hindi language, and a knowledge of linguistics. 

Course Duration: 3 years. 

Source: reacho

12. B.A. L.L.B (Integrated Law Course)

What the course is about: A dual professional degree course which integrates Arts with Law. The focus is on both Arts and Law subjects, such as Economics, History, Psychology, Criminal Law, Corporate Law, and others. 

Course Duration: 5 years. 

Source: imimg

13. Bachelor of Fashion Design

What the course is about: Introduction to various facets of the fashion industry, including but not limited to costume design, fashion styling, production design, and others. The course includes both, theoretical and practical training. 

Course Duration: 4 years. 

Source: hamstech

14. Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A)

What the course is about: Introduction to business management - primarily the broad functioning of a company, with a specialization in a chosen subject area. Programs incorporate practical experience and industrial training with theoretical knowledge.

Course Duration: 3 years. 

Source: georgetown

15. Bachelor of Event Management

What the course is about: Introduction to the events, entertainment & media industry, with a special focus on developing skills required to deal with the industry's dynamic needs. Students understand the basics of conceptualizing, planning, organizing, and executing an event. 

Course Duration: 3 years. 

Source: eduly

16. Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM)

What the course is about: Introduction to the hospitality industry as a whole, with a focus on not just management but also marketing, sales, and other aspects of the hospitality industry. 

Course Duration: 3 or 4 years, depending on the university. 

Source: indiaeducation

17. Bachelor in Journalism and Mass Communication

What the course is about: Introduction to the world of journalism, writing, and communication with a special focus on news reporting, social media communication, research techniques etc. 

Course Duration: 3 years

Source: indiaeducation

18. Bachelor of Arts (Sociology)

What the course is about: Introduction to the study of society, with subject areas that include, but are not limited to, social relations, culture, social interaction, and others. 

Course Duration: 3 years

Source: UOS

19. Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A)

What the course is about: Introduction to the professional education of visual or performing arts. The first year foundation course is designed to help students decide the field of specialization, which can include, illustration, painting, acting, textile designer, editing and various other fields. 

Course Duration: 4 years

Source: collegedunia

20. Bachelor of Arts (Dance)

What the course is about: Introduction to dancy analysis, various dance forms and techniques, practical learning, and classical and musical theater and scripts. 

Course Duration: 3 years

Source: colleenashakti

21. Bachelor of Arts (Yoga)

What the course is about: Introduction to yoga practices, their origin, and application. It promotes the planning, training, and teaching of Yoga. Know more about it here

Course Duration: 3 years

Source: oneindia

22. Bachelor of Arts (Sanskrit)

What the course is about: Introduction to the world of Sanskrit literature, history, and structure of the Sanskrit language, and a knowledge of linguistics.

Course Duration: 3 years

Source: ayurveda

23.  Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.)

What the course is about: Introduction to the professional education of services designed to benefit the repressed and underprivileged section of society, including but not limited to the aged, homeless, poverty-stricken, and others. Know more about it here.

Course Duration: 3 years

Source: dubeat

24. B.Sc. in Beauty and Wellness

What the course is about: Introduction to the world of beauty and nutrition, with a focus on both theoretical learning and industrial training. Know more about it here.

Course Duration: 3 years

Source: vilavitaburghotel

25. Bachelor of Design in Fashion Communication

What the course is about: Introduction to an integrated course study that includes areas of visual merchandising, styling, graphic design, fashion journalism, and others. Know more about it here

Course Duration: 4 years

Source: vogue

26. Bachelor of Arts (Economics)

What the course is about: Introduction to minor and major aspects of Economy, including but not limited to, monopoly, production, utility, market dynamics, and others. 

Course Duration: 3 years

Source: GSU

27. Bachelor in Management Studies

What the course is about: Introduction to the study of corporate and business management practices, with focus on concepts of human resource management, development of managerial skills etc. 

Course Duration: 3 years

Source: IISC

28. Diploma in Secretarial Practice

What the course is about: It's a vocational certification course that aims at teaching students about office assistance and management. Theoretical knowledge is combined with practical training. Know more about it here.

Course Duration: 1 year

Source: blackheathbusinesssolutions

29. Bachelor of Design (Furniture And Interior Design)

What the course is about: Introduction to the design principles, space planning, colour theory, and industry standards, in terms of developing functional and aesthetic qualities of design for living and working environments. Know more about it here

Course Duration: 4 years

Source: letsenrol

30. Bachelor of Arts (Culinary Arts)

What the course is about: Introduction to product preparation and sampling and cooking demonstrations, along with sensory evaluation for the cooking service industry. Know more about it here

Course Duration: 3 years

Source: stoodnt

31. Bachelor of Arts (Commerical Photography)

What the course is about: Introduction to the world of professional photography, with a focus on teaching technical skills and developing intellectual and creative thinking. Know more about it here

Course Duration: 3 years

Source: RGU

32. Diploma in Multimedia (DMM)

What the course is about: Students not interested in a full-length graduation course can opt for DMM that focuses on the concepts of 2D and 3D, and post-production techniques. Know more about it here

Course Duration: 1 year

Source: jamsab

33. Diploma in the German Language 

What the course is about: Beginners level certificate course to understand the basics of the Germany language. The aim is to develop a student's basic ability to converse in, write, and understand the language. Know more about it here

Course Duration: 1 year

Source: ikivienna

34. Diploma in Cabin Crew Services & Hospitality Management

What the course is about: The program aims at developing an understanding of safety and service duties for Aviation cabin crew, including training in communication, teamwork, first aid, personality development, and customer care skills. Know more about it here

Course Duration: 1 year

Source: bluesparkaviation

35. Bartender

What the course is about: The program aims at teaching the methods, usage, standard operating procedures, and various techniques for a standard set of alcoholic beverages. Know more about it here.

Course Duration: 1 to 6 months, depending upon the course. 

Source: bartenderschool

36. Diploma in Bakery and Confectionery

What the course is about: The program aims at teaching professional baking techniques across various cuisines. Know more about it here and here

Course Duration: 9 months to 1 year.

Source: webindia

37. Tattoo Artist

What the course is about: Introduction to tattoo techniques, skin care rituals, and learning to work a tattoo machine - with practice on silicone and human skin. Know more about it here and here

Course Duration: 1.5 to 3.5 Months depending on the level of certification. 

Source: dublintattooschool

38. Bachelor of Arts (Music)

What the course is about: Introduction to the knowledge of music, including vocal and instrumental music and particular dance forms. Know more about it here

Course Duration: 3 years. 

Source: rider

39. Modeling

What the course is about: Introduction to professional aspects of modeling, included but not limited to personality development and grooming. Know more about it here

Course Duration: 8 weeks

Source: blogspot

40. Foundation Course in Digital Editing (FTII)

What the course is about: Introduction to the practical and conceptual concepts of film editing, aimed at developing a deeper understanding of the craft. Know more about it here

Course Duration: 3 weeks

Source: NYFA

41. Diploma in Jewellery Design

What the course is about: Introduction to basic 'drawing skills and fundamental aspects' of jewellery designing. Know more about it here

Course Duration: 2 years

Source: giaindia

42. Bachelor of Arts (Political Science)

What the course is about: Introduction to political theories on governance systems, including but not limited to the study of Indian and international politics, public administration, contemporary politics, etc. 

Course Duration: 3 years

Source: NDTV

43. Music Production Certificate Course

What the course is about: Introduction to the art and technique of digitally producing music, along with the art of producing your own compositions as well as the techniques for mixing and mastering them. Know more about it here

Course Duration: 5 months (Part-Time)

Source: waves

44. Disc Jockey Certificate Course

What the course is about: Introduction to various DJ techniques and equipment, with studio practice. Know more about it here.

Course Duration: 3 months (Part-Time)

Source: djcoursesonline

45. Audio Engineering Basics Certificate Program

What the course is about: Introduction to fundamental concepts of audio engineering, including compression, equalisation, phase cancellation, microphone selection, and recording studio setup, along with the working of digital audio workstations (DAWs). Know more about it here

Course Duration: 7 Months

Source: youthincmag

46. Bachelor of Arts (Urdu)

What the course is about: Introduction to the world of Urdu literature, history and structure of the Urdu language, and a knowledge of linguistics. 

Course Duration: 3 years

Source: newsnation

47. Undergraduate Communication Design program

What the course is about: Introduction to the application of design principles to communication challenges across various forms of media. Know more about it here

Course Duration: 4 years

Source: paris.edu

48. Undergraduate program in Fashion Styling and Image Designing

What the course is about: Introduction to a stylist's role in the fashion industry, including personal, editorial, and commercial styling. Know more about it here

Course Duration: 4 years

Source: blob.core

49. Undergraduate program in Product Design

What the course is about: Introduction to design for a wide variety of products, services, and concepts with a focus on integrating design methodology with critical thinking and technical knowledge. Know more about it here

Course Duration: 4 years

Source: theblogimages

50. Undergraduate program in Textile Design

What the course is about: Introduction to in-depth knowledge and understanding of fabrics, with respect to driving trends and styles. Know more about it here

Course Duration: 4 years

Source: coveteur

51. Certificate program for Digital Filmmaking

What the course is about: Introduction to aspects of filmmaking, including but not limited to storytelling and production, with hands-on learning at film/television production houses. Know more about it here

Course Duration: 11 months

Source: raindance

There are multiple areas that you can pursue, on the basis of your interest and qualifications. So, time to put in your hard work, do your research, and work towards that dream.