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Explore a subject that affects every aspect of your life, career, and community.
At Calvin, you'll consider gender from many angles, asking questions like: How does gender shape language? How does the Bible frame gender? What does it mean to be a gendered person in today’s society?
In classroom learning and campus events, you'll see how gender relations influence policies, careers, and justice in the contemporary world. You'll draw insight from many different fields, including philosophy, sociology, political science, and psychology.
Every question you'll ask is rooted in a faithful Christian perspective. Your professors will challenge you to approach gender studies as a way to pursue reconciliation and justice for all of God’s people. And along the way, you'll gain practical knowledge you can apply to any career, from business to health science to art.
Advocate for justice and equality
If your interest in gender studies is fueled by a desire to bring about change in society, your gender studies minor could be a part of a pre-law academic path. Learn more »
Bring your insight into a health science career
The knowledge you gain from your gender studies courses can make you an even more effective healthcare professional. Learn about health science options at Calvin »
With over 100 majors and programs, you’re bound to find something you love.
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