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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-131
This class will involve the three sports of tennis, racquetball and squash....

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-130
Freedom of Speech introduces students to the dimensions of oral discourse both as practiced in a community of citizens and theoretically viewed thr...
Communication
COMM-211
This course will help students discover how to better recognize ethical questions when they stumble across them and to explore how, when we do, we ...
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...
Economics
ECON-429
This course explores the mathematical foundations of microeconomics....

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-250
This course explores the learning-teaching process in middle and high school environments....
Education
EDUC-346
Independent study or seminar work on selected topics under the guidance of staff members. Prerequisite: Consent of chairperson....

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.

Physical Education
PHED-340
This course is designed to present introductory material that pertains to the study of athletic training....
Physical Education
PHED-340
This course is designed to present introductory material that pertains to the study of athletic training....
Political Science
POSC-341
This course explores the evolution of U.S. foreign policy from the beginning of the Cold War to the present day....
Political Science
POSC-344
The founding of public international organizations represent an attempt to bring order to an unruly international system....

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-290
An investigation of the classical foundations of social thought and sociocultural theory in sociology/anthropology....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-350
This course provides experience in the design and implementation of field research....

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.