Division of Social & Historical Studies (SHS)

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Social and Historical Studies encompasses social science and humanities courses in the History and Ethnic, Gender and Labor Studies majors of IAS. Investigation into diverse experiences and conditions over time and place provide a common framework, with particular attention paid to race, class, ethnicity and gender, and to how people shape their destinies.

The Division of Social & Historical Studies offers the following programs of study:

Majors

  • Bachelor of Arts in Ethnic, Gender and Labor Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in History

Concentration

  • Global Studies Concentration

Minors

  • American Indian Studies
  • Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Museum Studies
  • Nonprofit Studies
  • Public History
  • Sociology