Placement of A&H graduates*

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A graduate degree in the Arts or the Humanities can provide one with a wonderful educational and life experience as well as excellent preparation for any number of careers.  CGU’s Arts and Humanities graduates have gone on to teach at a variety of colleges and universities, as well as into a wide range of non-academic careers.  Listed below (by department) is a representative listing of where our graduates from the past twenty years have gone.

You can also view placement information posted by our Alumni on the Alumni Notes page.

View alumni placements below:  Art   Cultural Studies   English   History   Music   Philosophy

Art Department
Art Alumni in Faculty positions

American River College
American University of Rome
Art Center College of Design

Beloit College (Wisconsin)
Biola University
California State University, Northridge
California State University, San Bernardino
Cerritos College
Chaffey College
Copper Mountain College
El Camino College

Erciyes University (Turkey)
Glendale Community College
Great Basin College (Elko, NV)
Hampshire College (Amherst, MA)
Long Beach City College
Los Angeles Mission College
Los Angeles Pierce College
Loyola Marymount University
Mount St. Mary's College

Mt. San Antonio College
Oregon College of Art & Craft
Otis College of Art and Design
Pomona College
Riverside Community College
Saddleback Community College
San Bernardino Valley College
San Jose City College
Santa Monica College
Seattle University
Southwestern College

Spokane Falls Community college
Truman State University (Missouri)
Tusculum College (Tennessee)
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Irvine
University of California, Riverside
University of Houston
University of Idaho
University of Illinois
University of La Verne
University of Oregon
University of Southern California
University of Ulsan (Korea)
University of Victoria (British Columbia)
Victor Valley College
Xavier University of Louisiana
Yuba College

Art Alumni in Non-faculty positions
Owner/President – Plastic products manufacturing firm
President – Art collection management firm
President – Health information management firm
Visual Artist – Graphic and web design company
Project Manager – The Getty Conservation Institute
Visual & Performing Arts Chair – Chatham Hall School
Owner/Director/Artist – Concrete Walls Alternative Art Space
Artist – Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Art Director – Customized trail consulting and strategic graphics firm
Resident Manager – Downtown (Los Angeles) Women’s Center
Art Teacher – East Woods School, Oyster Bay, NY
Artist/Executive Director – Non-profit charitable organization for creative artists
Co-owner – Vegetarian restaurant
Grants Manager – Film Independent (Film Makers/Leaders/Lovers)
Artist – Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Curatorial Associate – Art Foundation
General Partner – Digital Photography field and classroom workshops
Visitor Services Association – J. Paul Getty Museum
Development Officer – Museum of Arts & Design, New York, NY
Color Stylist – Nickelodeon Studios
Art Teacher – Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
Teacher – Oklahoma City Museum of Art
Partner – Landscaping firm
Chairman & CEO – New York event lighting and production design firm
Project Manager – Architectural firm
Educational Advisor – Winsor & Newton artist materials
Co-Director –Educational youth program
Art Instructor – Chadwick School

Cultural Studies Department
(This department's listings are limited since it is less than a decade old.)
Cultural Studies Alumni in Faculty positions
California State University, Los Angeles
California State University, Northridge
College of the Canyons

Colorado School of Mines
Community College of Southern Nevada
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (Indiana)

University of California, Berkeley
University of Illinois
University of Washington
Cultural Studies Alumni in Non-faculty positions
Case Manager – Family Services agency
Mission Coordinator – Air rescue service
Chief Financial Officer – Wholesale Export Company
Assoc. Director of Community Service – Anti-discrimination org.

English Department
English Alumni in
Faculty positions
Adelphi University (New York)
Albertson College of Idaho
Auburn University (Alabama)
Azusa Pacific University
Boston College
California State University, Dominguez Hills
California State University, Long Beach
California State University, Sacramento
California State University, San Bernardino
Chaffey College
Claremont McKenna College
Dominican College of San Rafael
Duquesne University (Pittsburgh, PA)
Escola Oficial d'Idiomes de Sabadell

Gakushuin University (Japan)
Geneva College (Beaver Falls, PA)
Gustavus Adolphus College (Saint Peter, MN)
Johnson State College (Vermont)
Kent State University (Ohio)
Kettering College of Medical Arts (Dayton, OH)
Kyoto University (Japan)
La Sierra University
Mt. San Antonio College
National University of Ireland, Galway

Occidental College
Oregon Health & Science University
Pasadena City College
Pepperdine University
Riverside Community College
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (Indiana)

San Diego Mesa College
San Jose State University
Scripps College
St. Lawrence University (Canton, NY)
Southwestern College

Stanford University
SUNY Delhi College of Technology
Tidewater Community College (Virginia)
University of California, Davis
University of Chicago
University of Connecticut: Stamford
University of Kentucky
University of Louisiana
University of Nebraska: Kearney
University of Redlands
University of Richmond
University of Southern California
University of Washington
Westmont College
Whittier College

English Alumni in Non-faculty positions
Project Manager – Applied research and consulting firm
Director – Interactive media company
Director – private, secondary school for arts & sciences
Founder and Editor – eye-rhyme: Journal of Experimental Literature
CEO – Non-profit charter school management organization
Writer/Designer – Real estate marketing advertising firm
Director – New York City Museum School
Corporate Data Coordinator – worldwide law firm

Southern California Rescue Coordinator – Dog rescue organization
Director of Finance & Administration – Biopharmaceutical research/development firm
Senior Director of Major Gifts – University of California, Irvine
Director of Development for Basic Sciences – Univ. of California, Los Angeles
Acquisitions Coordinator – University of Michigan
Motion Picture Sound Editor
Musical Lyricist

History Department
History Alumni in
Faculty positions
California State University, Fullerton
California State University, Long Beach
California State University, Northridge
Canada College
Christian Heritage College
College of the Desert
CSU Channel Islands

Cypress College
East Los Angeles College
Hope International University
International School of Theology
La Sierra University
Mount St. Mary's College

Pennsylvania State University
Plattsburgh State University (New York)
Smith College (Northampton, MA)
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Illinois
Walla Walla College (Washington State)
Yale University (New Haven, CT)

History Alumni in Non-faculty positions
Owner – Business management consulting firm
Fellow – Washington, D.C. think-tank
Ombudsman – Military branch
Owner – Organizational development firm
President – Capital investment company
Cellist – multiple orchestras, et al
Publisher & Editor-in-Chief – Scientific and educational organization
Statewide Organizer – International hunger relief organization
Academic Planning Officer – University of Southern California
Vice-President for Marketing – large conference center
Department Head – Research institute
Asst. to the President – World-famous philanthropic organization
Project Manager – Smithsonian Institution
Management Analyst – Public library in state capital
Analyst in Social Legislation – Congressional Research Service
Historian – Defense Language Institute
Curator of Prints and Ephemera – Huntington Library
Collections manager – Supreme Court of the United States
Director of Communications – Univ. of California, Los Angeles

Music Department
Music Alumni in
Faculty positions
Azusa Pacific University
Berry College (Georgia)
Bethune-Cookman College (Daytona Beach, FL)
California State University, Fullerton
California State University, Long Beach
Cerritos College
College of the Redwoods

Cypress College
Fullerton College
Irvine Valley College
Loyola Marymount University
Marymount College
Mount St. Mary's College
New California Conservatory

Pepperdine University
Susquehanna University (Selinsgrove, PA)
Union College of California
University of Pittsburgh

Music Alumni in Non-faculty positions
President and CEO –Chamber of Commerce in multiple places
Missionary – Africa
Vice President & Chief Financial Officer – Investigative services firm
Minister of Music – church
Musical Director – church
Librarian – Los Angeles Public Library
Independent Music Consultant – Paramount Pictures Corporation
Documentary Filmmaker
Radio Interviewer – KPFK-FM
Composer – commissioned works
President – Non-profit theatre company in Manhattan
Organist/Choir Director - church
Private Violin Teacher
Blues Musician – professional
Concert Pianist/Composer
Composer and Publisher
Music Director/Conductor – San Francisco Composers Chamber Orchestra

Bluegrass Musician
Executive Director – Santa Clarita Symphony
Director of Vocal Studies – private secondary school
Voice Teacher – La Costa Music

Philosophy Department
Philosophy Alumni in
Faculty positions
Bloomsburg University (Pennsylvania)
California State University, Bakersfield
California State University, East Bay
California State University, Long Beach
California State University, San Bernardino
Christ College
Citrus College
College of San Mateo
Cornell College (Mount Vernon, Iowa)
Irvine Valley College
Kwantlen University College (British Columbia)
Laguna College of Art and Design
Mesa State College (Grand Junction, Colorado)
Pasadena City College
San Francisco State University
Southern Utah University
SUNY Fredonia

Stanford University
University of Maryland
University of Michigan
University of North Carolina, Asheville
University of Rhode Island

Philosophy Alumni in Non-faculty positions
Editor – MIT Press
Campus Minister – University of Michigan
Chief Technology & Operations Officer – Internet shopping service
Social Worker – California Youth Authority
Educator – Non-profit Literacy organization
Director for Youth Program – Internet educational/sport related facilitation service
Partner – Venture capital firm
Art and Antiques Dealer
Vice President of Operations – Business relationship management consultants
Geo-science Writer – geo-science computer software technology

Senior Writer – Ayn Rand Institute
Network manager – Membrane switch industry
Translator – International Broadcasting Corp
President – Government financial consulting firm
Senior Research Analyst – National Comm. to Prevent Child Abuse
Psychologist – Behavioral healthcare clinic
Counselor – Community College

* Are you a recent A&H grad and don't see your placement information on this list? Let us know! We'll be glad to include your information. Please email



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