Gender Studies at Rutgers–Camden seeks to educate students about how gender shapes human experience, including interactions with sexuality, race, ethnicity, class, and other identity markers, and to encourage gender equality and social justice for all people.
The first of its kind in the region, Gender Studies at Rutgers–Camden advances education with an interdisciplinary curriculum, research, campus programming, and community outreach. Combining men’s studies, women’s studies, and queer studies, Gender Studies at Rutgers–Camden offers students a special focus on diverse human experiences across many fields of study, including anthropology, childhood studies, criminal justice, English, fine arts, foreign languages, health sciences, history, philosophy, psychology, religion, social work, and sociology. Gender studies is about everyone and relevant to all academic disciplines and fields of work.
Gender Studies graduates will:
1. Recall historical and contemporary themes in the interdisciplinary field of gender studies.
2. Explain how gender and sexuality affect the human experience, including interactions with race, ethnicity, class, and other identity markers.
3. Locate, evaluate, and use information on gender and sexuality and communicate through a variety of means.
4. Appreciate diversity and value social justice for all people.