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What can I do with this degree?

This is a practical minor for a variety of areas of study including, but not limited to:

  • Psychology
  • Biblical and theological studies
  • Communication studies
  • History
  • Business
  • International relations
  • Reconciliation studies
  • Philosophy
  • Education
  • Social work
  • Sociocultural studies

What skills will I develop?

  • Understanding how personal beliefs about gender influence thoughts about ourselves and others
  • Ability to apply biblical perspectives to gender issues
  • Understanding of the key contexts that have and continue to shape gender experiences
  • Critical thinking skills for evaluating different beliefs and systems about gender
  • Be able to respectfully and thoughtfully communicate personal perspectives
  • Recognize discrimination at the intersection of gender, race, class, and more
  • Empathy for how gender shapes and impacts people of other cultures

What unique experiences or opportunities will I have?

With this minor, you’ll have an opportunity integrate a topic of gender studies that interests you into a course within your field of study. You will design an integrative project through either research or service-learning that explores how issues of gender impact your major field of study. See the Gender-tag form (pdf) for more information. 

This major offers lots of flexibility, as many of the course offerings also count toward general education requirements.

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