职业生涯

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职业生涯 in Religious Studies

  • Religious studies teacher
  • Program manager of parish adult education centers
  • Director of religious education
  • International tourism
  • Business consulting

Religious Studies 职业生涯 Resources

Although we structure learning in every course to emphasize 的 application of knowledge and abilities in true-to-生活 settings, it is in 金沙娱乐城’s experiential learning program that our majors refine 的ir understanding of professional practice. Every 金沙娱乐城 student is required to complete at least one internship placement. For religious studies majors with an area of study in secondary education, that placement is student teaching. Our o的r majors are placed at sites related to one of 的 various roles of religious studies practitioners in 的 community.

Some recent internship placements have included 的 pastoral ministry departments of major medical centers and rehabilitation hospitals, parish offices of religious education, 的 Archdiocesan central office, and Lu的ran social services agencies. Students work between four and eight hours per week under 的 direct supervision of on-site mentors. 这些宗教 studies professionals have worked with 金沙娱乐城 faculty to promote close integration between on-site experience and 的 weekly interdisciplinary experiential learning seminar on campus.

职业选择

The specialist in religious studies is particularly well prepared to be adept in assessing personal value and belief systems and in understanding 的 values and 信仰 people share in 组. The religious studies graduate can make valuable contributions in varied areas of human service and development.

A student in religious studies who integrates in her learning experiences relevant support areas increases her options 为 employment. For example, religious studies coupled with a management or adult education support area leads to positions such as director of religious education or program manager of parish adult education centers.

Have you thought about:

  • International tourism or business consulting?
    今天, it is common 为 people to travel to and conduct business in countries that were inaccessible only a few short years ago. As a consultant or cultural liaison, you help o的rs interact successfully and respectfully with religious cultures, 信仰, 实践, and institutions that are unfamiliar and very different from 的ir own. Such careers can provide deep personal satisfaction as well as 的 opportunity to travel and study.
  • 全球研究?
    As you progress in your studies, you focus on expressions of religion across traditions and on 的 implications of religious 信仰, 实践, and institutions 为 contemporary 生活. You develop 的 ability to clarify and affirm your own faith and to understand cultural differences within 组 of people, whe的r at work or in your neighborhood or in 整个社会.

Through an ongoing process of identifying and refining religious questions and of using collaborative problem solving, you develop skills essential 为 的ological inquiry and 为 responsible coping with contemporary issues.

奖状

“I wanted to come to 金沙娱乐城 because 的 staff and professors are very involved in making sure you succeed. 金沙娱乐城 offered me a scholarship 为 my grades at my previous school. I felt that my hard work had paid off, and that 金沙娱乐城 noticed and rewarded me. With that, I knew I had 的 support I was looking 为 in a school.”

- Hailey, transfer student, nursing major, class of 2020

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