Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Religious Studies field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Religious Studies majors need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Religious Studies majors need more than the average amount of Learning Strategies, Writing, Instructing, Systems Evaluation, Reading Comprehension, Critical Thinking, Active Learning, Active Listening, Speaking, Service Orientation, Persuasion, Systems Analysis, Social Perceptiveness, Complex Problem Solving, Programming, Management of Personnel Resources, Monitoring, Judgment and Decision Making, Coordination, Technology Design, Operations Analysis, Time Management, Negotiation, Management of Material Resources, Mathematics, Operation Monitoring, Science, Quality Control Analysis, Management of Financial Resources, Equipment Selection, Installation, Operation and Control, Equipment Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repairing.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Religious Studies majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Learning Strategies is very distinctive for majors, but the Reading Comprehension, Writing, Speaking, Active Listening, Instructing, Learning Strategies, Critical Thinking, Active Learning, Complex Problem Solving, Monitoring, Judgment and Decision Making, Social Perceptiveness, Systems Evaluation, Systems Analysis, Coordination, Service Orientation, Time Management, Persuasion, Management of Personnel Resources, Negotiation, Operations Analysis, Mathematics, Science, Management of Material Resources, Programming, Technology Design, Operation Monitoring, Quality Control Analysis, Management of Financial Resources, Equipment Selection, Installation, Operation and Control, Equipment Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repairing are the three most important skills for people in the field.