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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-159
This course is intended for any intercollegiate, intramural, or recreational athlete interested in increasing athletic performance and decreasing t...

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-325
This course will examine how narrative and storytelling shape meanings and perceived values for personhood....
Communication
COMM-147
While most of us are proficient consumers of visual electronic media - we have the speed of symbol-recognition and comprehension skills to be adept...
Economics
ECON-440
Open to advanced students with the consent of the instructor....
Economics
ECON-102
An introduction to the study of the forces of supply and demand that determine prices and the allocation of resources in markets for goods and serv...

The Investment Club is open to any Denison student interested in learning how financial markets work. They get hands-on experience through the club’s management of two portfolios.

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-312
The purpose of this course is to explore reading and writing in schools, communities, and families....
Education
EDUC-220
Environmental education is a broad term, encompassing a large array of ideas concerned with the purpose of and approach to engagement with the phys...

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

Political Science
POSC-326
What accounts for the emergence, persistence and demise of "radical" or "far right" political parties in Europe?...
Political Science
POSC-311
"Democracy is unthinkable save in terms of the parties." Yet, some, including the Founding Fathers, have been less sure of Schattschneide...

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.

Sociology & Anthropology
SA-345
Special topics offered at an advanced level not covered in regular courses....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-345
Special topics offered at an advanced level not covered in regular courses....

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.