Study the social sciences and humanities, with the ultimate goal of understanding the past, present, and possible future of how different peoples live.

This concentration enables students to obtain a broad background in social studies from the perspectives of several academic disciplines.

Drawing upon disciplines such as anthropology, archaeology, economics, geography, jurisprudence, and political science, a Social Studies concentration helps students to develop the ability to make informed and reasoned decisions in national and global contexts. This concentration is particularly useful for education students preparing to teach in these subject areas.


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Financial Aid

Investing in your future may require some help along the way. We offer merit and need-based awards to help offset the cost of tuition. Planning early is key and we are here to help get you started.

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Admission Requirements

The admissions process at TWU is designed to be simple and convenient. Once we receive your application and transcripts, you will be contacted by your admissions counsellor within two weeks on your admittance.

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Travel Studies

Travel studies allow you to immerse yourself in a different culture. Every moment spent abroad is an opportunity to learn. TWU professors lead the courses, joined by guest speakers who provide a local perspective.

Careers in Social Studies
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Students with a background in Social Studies can find careers in:

  • Education
  • Social work
  • Missions
  • Pastoral and ministry work
  • International development
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Non-government agencies