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The curriculum definition as established by the U.S. Department of Education’s Classification of Instructional Programs (“CIP”): Instructional programs that focus on logical inquiry, philosophical analysis, and the academic study of organized systems of belief and religious practices. (CIP Code #38)

Notable Programs in this Curriculum: Philosophy; Logic; Ethics; Religious Studies; Islamic Studies; Jewish Studies, Christian Studies. 

Prominent figures related to this curriculum:

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Malcolm X (1925-1965)
African-American Muslim minister, public speaker, and activist
David Hume (1711-1776)
Prominent Scotish writer, philosopher, and historian
Joseph Smith (1805-1844)
Founder of the Church of Latter Day Saints (Mormonism)

Relevant Salary Figures: According to 2008 Bureau of Labor Statistics information, the average annual salaries of popular careers related to this curriculum are listed below. For further information, including the nature of work, employment outlook, related academic programs, and specific salary information for your region, click on the occupation of interest.

Area, Ethnic, & Cultural Studies Teachers: $70,560
Mathematical Science Teachers: $68,130
Mathematicians: $94,960

Natural Sciences Managers: $123,140
Philosophy & Religion Teachers: $65,140
Director, Religious Activities and Education: $28,020

 

The Complete List of Programs in this Curriculum:

 
 
  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES.
    Instructional programs that focus on logical inquiry, philosophical analysis, and the academic study of organized systems of belief and religious practices.
  • Philosophy.
    Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 38.0101- 38.0199.
  • Philosophy.
    A program that focuses on ideas and their logical structure, including arguments and investigations about abstract and real phenomena. Includes instruction in logic, ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, metaphysics, symbolism, and history of philosophy, and applications to the theoretical foundations and methods of other disciplines.
  • Logic.
    (NEW) A program that focuses on the systematic study of valid inference, argument, and sound reasoning. Includes instruction in Classical logic, properties of argument, validity, proof, fallacies, formal and material logic, symbolic and mathematical logic, analysis, specific schools of logic, and applications to problems in other academic disciplines and professional fields.
  • Ethics.
    (NEW) A program that focuses on the systematic study of the theory of moral good and its application to various theoretical and practical problems. Includes instruction in ethical theory, history of ethics, belief and value systems, ethical constructs, and applications to specific topics, issues and problems.
  • Philosophy, Other.
    (NEW) Any instructional program in Philosophy not listed above.
  • Religion/Religious Studies.
    Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 38.0201 - 38.0299.
  • Religion/Religious Studies.
    A program that focuses on the nature of religious belief and specific religious and quasi-religious systems. Includes instruction in phenomenology; the sociology, psychology, philosophy, anthropology, literature and art of religion; mythology; scriptural and textual studies; religious history and politics; and specific studies of particular faith communities and their behavior.
  • Buddhist Studies.
    (NEW) A program that focuses on the philosophy preached by Siddartha Gautama, the Buddha, in ancient India and subsequently interpreted by his disciples and apostles; together with the intellectual, cultural, social, and ritual developments of the faith and its branches. Includes instruction in Buddhist sacred literature (Tipitaka, etc.) and study of one or more of the main branches including Early Buddhism, Hinayana, Theravada, Madhyamaka, Yogacara, Pure Land, Shingon, Tendai, Nichiren Shu, Zen, Tibetan, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, and others.
  • Christian Studies.
    (NEW) A program that focuses on the philosophy and teachings of Jesus Christ and his apostles, and the subsequent intellectual and cultural movements and institutions based on Christianity. Includes instruction in Christian sacred scripture, Christian literature and philosophy, and studies of one or more of the main branches of the faith and their cultural context including Orthodoxy, Roman Catholicism, Protestantism, Evangelicalism, and others.
 
 
 

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