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 Husky Family

2018 UW Tacoma Commencement
June 14, 2019
The UW Tacoma Class of 2019: a passionate, tenacious and diverse group of graduates that are already out in the world making an impact. We present a s...
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Digging Deep

UW Tacoma Assistant Professor Ruth Bernstein, School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences
March 27, 2019
A former geologist, Assistant Professor Ruth Bernstein is helping students find their footing in the nonprofit world.
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The Best Stories of 2018

An electric, glowing Husky waits expectantly in UW Tacoma's TPS building.
December 21, 2018
From world-changing wheelchairs to a compassionate coyote whisperer and lots in between, the best stories of 2018 shine a light on UW Tacoma's urban-s...
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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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