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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-175
This course is designed for students who are interested in deepening their understanding of the science of yoga....

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-413
This course explores the American rhetorical tradition and some of the speakers, ideas, and movements that have given American rhetorical tradition...
Communication
COMM-140
The terrain of popular culture has historically been a site of contentious struggles and debates....
Economics
ECON-424
This course develops the basic theories of labor supply and demand....
Economics
ECON-424
This course develops the basic theories of labor supply and demand....

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-330
In this seminar students will examine gay and lesbian issues in what is, arguably, the most central social institution in American culture....
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.

Physical Education
PHED-168
This course is designed to accommodate experienced lifters with the desire to learn and apply advanced training methodologies....
POSC-307
The U.S. Congress is often considered the 'First Branch" of the federal government, and by its construction is easily the most complex....
POSC-201
This course introduces students to the discipline of political science as a bridge to upper level courses....

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-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
SA-217
This course investigates the relationship between religion and society, and the social dimension of religious truth-claims....

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.