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Social Sciences

Denison advances the scientific study of human society and social relationships of individual members within society through its engaging and comprehensive Social Science curriculum.

Athletic Training
PHED-203
Successful completion of this course will lead to international certification as a PADI Open Water Diver....
Athletic Training
PHED-439
This course is a study of the anatomical and mechanical fundamentals of human motion....

Professionally recognized by the American Medical Association since 1990, athletic trainers are committed to enhancing the health care that is provided to individuals who lead physically active lives.

Communication Fellows are outstanding juniors and seniors who work closely with professors as research assistants. Fellows are selected on the basis of merit.

Communication
COMM-329
This course focuses on (1) the role of interpersonal, social and political communication in the construction of gender expectations in American cul...
Communication
COMM-101
This course is designed to help students develop skills for effective oral communication....
Economics
ECON-441
A study of the general features of the economic development experience of the Middle East....
Economics
ECON-149
A survey designed specifically for liberal arts students interested in Business, Economics, Law and Government....

A concentration designed for economics majors who are interested in studying business, finance, real estate and insurance and preparing for careers in those fields

The Education Department is committed to thinking and acting ethically concerning social equality, justice, freedom of thought, peacemaking, and fair distribution of resources and opportunities.

Education
EDUC-300
In this course students consider questions regarding how people learn and the role of education in society from a philosophical perspective....
Education
EDUC-360
The goal of this course is to examine the historical experiences of African Americans in education and related aspects of life....
Physical Education
PHED-203
Successful completion of this course will lead to international certification as a PADI Open Water Diver....

The $38.5 million renovation and expansion of the Mitchell Center in 2013 is highlighted by the Trumbull Aquatics Center and the Crown Fitness Center, as well as new classrooms and gathering areas.

The Richard G. Lugar ’54 Program in Politics and Public Service welcomes former members of Congress to campus almost every year. Typically, we host two per visit, a Democrat and a Republican.

Political Science
POSC-180
An introduction to the art and science of political philosophy....
Political Science
POSC-374
This course examines the basic principles of the U.S. Constitutional framework from an interdisciplinary perspective....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-316
Analyses of central theoretical questions in sociology/anthropology....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-245
Special topics in Sociology/Anthropology....

The Sociology/Anthropology department is, itself, an interdisciplinary program. It’s one of the few in the country to completely incorporate both disciplines in all aspects of the program.