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This research aims to study the differences, if any, in the ways of thinking of the students studying social and mathematical sciences while solving the problems that require social or analytical thinking and to analyze the relationship between problem solving approaches and creative thinking skills. The research data were obtained from 243 undergraduates; 138 in social sciences and 105 in mathematical sciences. As data collection tools, social and analytical-theme problem scale, Torrance Creative Thinking Tests and demographical information form were used. It was observed that there are some differences between students' ways of thinking in problem solving and there is a relation between score types of creative thinking skills and the approaches for problem solving. Some differences were found in favor of mathematical sciences students in both problems that require social analytical thinking skills.