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College Instructor (Humanities/Theology) 

Job Title and Job Description

College Instructor (Humanities/Theology) 

Teach college courses in Theology and Religion.

What are some related career opportunities and job titles in your company or in your career area?

What new technology will be important?

What education or training did you have to prepare for this career?

BA in religion, MA in religion, Ph D in Biblical Studies(expected)  

What education or training do you recommend for students today who want to enter this field?

Master‘s degree and Ph D in relevant discipline. An undergraduate degree in the filed is helpful, but in my field(theology) it is not necessary.  

When you were in high school, did you know that you would enter this field?

No, I had no idea in high school. I enjoyed math and physics. In college I majored in religion - but I didn‘t get started on this career track until five years after graduation.  

Skills Profile

Skills UsedRating (5=Most Important thru
1=Not Important)
Comments

Artistic 2-Less Important2-Less ImportantDiagrams for instruction   
Athletic / Physical 1-Not Important   
Bilingual 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most ImportantResearch in other languages   
Computer Technology 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important   
Coordination / Using Hands, Tools, and Equipment 1-Not Important   
Creative Thinking 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most ImportantInteresting ideas and presentations   
Interpersonal 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most ImportantRelationships with students and collegues   
Investigative / Fact Finding 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most ImportantResearch   
leadership and Supervising 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very ImportantSupervising student work   
Logical Thinking 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most ImportantDeveloping and explaining ideas   
Math 2-Less Important2-Less ImportantComputing grades   
Mechanical Understanding 1-Not Important   
Sales and Negotiation 1-Not Important   
Scientific and Experimental 1-Not Important   
Social Service / Helping Skills 1-Not Important   
Teaching / Instructing 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important   
Verbal Communication 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important   
Understanding Nature, Plants, Animals 1-Not Important   
Understanding Yourself 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important   
Writing 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important   
 

Interview By: Jocelyn M.