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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 the intramural study of theology and that prepare individuals for the professional practice of religious vocations. (CIP Code #39)

Notable Programs in this Curriculum: Bible Studies; Missionary Studies and Missiology; Religious Education; Pastoral Counseling; Rabbinical Studies. 

Prominent figures related to this curriculum:

Theology and Religion, Mother Theresa
Mother Theresa by Kevin Rawlings


Mother Theresa (1910-1997)
Prominent Roman Catholic Nun and philanthropist
Pope John Paul II (1920-2005)
Well-known Supreme Pontiff of the Catholic Church
Billy Graham (1918-Present)
High-profile American evangelical and spiritual leader

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.

Clergy: $45,440
Directors, Religious Activities & Education: $40,260
Music Directors & Composers: $54,840

Philosophy & Religion Teachers: $65,140
Religious Workers, All Other: $32,360
Area, Ethnic, & Cultural Studies Teachers: $70,560

 

The Complete List of Programs in this Curriculum:

 
 
  • Religious Education.
    Instructional content is defined in code 39.0401.
  • THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS.
    Instructional programs that focus on the intramural study of theology and that prepare individuals for the professional practice of religious vocations.
  • Bible/Biblical Studies.
    Instructional content is defined in code 39.0201.
  • Bible/Biblical Studies.
    A program that focuses on the Christian and/or Jewish Bible and related literature, with an emphasis on understanding and interpreting the theological, doctrinal, and ethical messages contained therein. May include preparation for applying these studies in various religious vocations.
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology.
    Instructional content is defined in code 39.0301.
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology.
    A program that focuses on the theory and practice of religious outreach, social service and proselytization, and that prepares individuals for mission vocations. Includes instruction in theology, evangelism, preaching, medical and social mission work, missionary education, missionary aviation, emergency services, legal and political aspects of working in other countries, and preparation for ordination as missionaries.
  • Religious Education.
    A program that focuses on the theory and practice of providing educational services to members of faith communities, within the context of a particular religion, and that prepares individuals to serve as religious educators. Includes instruction in planning and teaching lessons; organizing and supervising instructional activities; designing and developing instructional materials; and administering religious education programs and facilities.
  • Religious/Sacred Music.
    Instructional content is defined in code 39.0501.
  • Religious/Sacred Music.
    A program that focuses on the history, theory, composition, and performance of music for religious or sacred purposes, and that prepares individuals for religious musical vocations such as choir directors, Cantors, organists, and chanters.
  • Theological and Ministerial Studies.
    Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 39.0601- 39.0699.
 
 
 

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