Social and Historical Studies (SHS)

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Welcome to Social and Historical Studies!

The SIAS division of Social and Historical Studies (SHS) covers social science and humanities courses in the following majors and concentrations:

  • History 
  • Ethnic, Gender and Labor Studies
  • IAS Global Studies concentration

As a student in SHS, you will Investigate diverse experiences and conditions over time and place to provide a common framework, paying particular attention to race, class, ethnicity and gender, and to how people shape their destinies.

The Best Stories of 2019

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Soldiering On

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September 18, 2019
Army veteran and UW Tacoma senior Jeff Bantay overcame a difficult transition from military to civilian life and is now thriving.
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Contact Us

Phone: 253-692-4450
Fax: 253-692-5718
Location: WCG 424
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Email: Brittany Carbullido
Division Coordinator

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