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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-161
Students will learn and practice the principles of progressive resistance exercise, with an emphasis on safety factors; warm-up and stretching; sel...

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-406
This course focuses on the historical rhetorics of discontent and transformation....
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-202
Economic growth is traditionally perceived as the solution to the socio-economic ills of poverty, unemployment and more generally underdevelopment....
Economics
ECON-199
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....

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-280
The student may request to apprentice in a local school, social service agency, or non-profit organization with a teacher or other supervisor....

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-429
This course will examine the historical foundations of physical education, health and athletics through a study of the development of each area fro...
Physical Education
PHED-441
This lecture/laboratory course provides an opportunity for students to comprehend and master the techniques by which orthopedic injuries and common...
Political Science
POSC-346
The course explores the peculiarities of the EU and what makes it a unique organization, sharing characteristics of a state and characteristics of ...
Political Science
POSC-364
Written consent....

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-212
Contrary to the expectations of many modern social theorists, race and ethnicity continue to be important elements in the lives of contemporary peo...
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-100
An examination of fundamental questions concerning the nature and foundations of sociocultural behavior....

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.