Whether you're thinking about a career in law or medicine, business or almost any other field, gender studies will provide you with essential knowledge and skills for navigating gender concerns in the contemporary world.

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About gender studies

About
Find out what it means to approach gender studies from a Christian perspective at Calvin.

Academics

Academics
Learn more about the courses and requirements for the gender studies program.

Events

Events
The Gender Studies program sponsors many events every year, including a campus-wide writing contest each spring.

Gender Studies offers preparation for life. Awareness of gender issues is crucial for so many occupations and careers (such as law, management, medicine, and the like). Students who get a gender studies minor are prepared to deal with the complexities of gender concerns in the contemporary world. It is especially important to study gender issues from a Christian perspective, because as followers of Christ we need to be actively engaged in gender reconciliation." Professor Ruth Groenhout, philosophy