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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-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
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-324
This course explores the symbolic dimensions of the American public discourse about rights and citizenship....
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...
Economics
ECON-423
The new wave of globalization has brought international trade issues to the forefront of both economics and society....
Economics
ECON-414
A study of alternate economic systems. A theoretical and operational study of economic systems as they exist in reality. Prerequisite: 301....

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-345
Independent study or seminar work on selected topics under the guidance of staff members. Prerequisite: Consent of chairperson....
Education
EDUC-361

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-420
This lecture/laboratory course is designed to present the foundation of therapeutic modalities that are common to the area of injury/illness rehabi...
Political Science
POSC-345
This course analyzes the emergence, expansion and enforcement of international human rights norms....
Political Science
POSC-384
This course focuses on transnational black political thought by considering African-descended scholars, activists, and intellectual thinkers throug...

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-313
In this seminar we explore the ways in which race, ethnicity, social class and sexuality shape family/kinship structures in and beyond the contempo...

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.