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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-174
For players on every level. Students will learn and practice the basic skills, rules and strategies of a variety of indoor/outdoor sports....
Athletic Training
PHED-168
This course is designed to accommodate experienced lifters with the desire to learn and apply advanced training methodologies....

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-255
This course explores how we perceive and interpret the images and visual texts that we encounter....
Communication
COMM-126
This course is designed to initiate students into critical and intelligent debates surrounding the issue of communication and its pertinence to mas...
Economics
ECON-199
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Economics
ECON-415
The substantive goal of this course is to facilitate an understanding of changes in the distribution of income in the United States, 1947 to the pr...

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-199
A general category used only for the evaluation of transfer credit....

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-159
This course is intended for any intercollegiate, intramural, or recreational athlete interested in increasing athletic performance and decreasing t...
POSC-120
This course will introduce students to the politics of democratic states....
POSC-326
What accounts for the emergence, persistence and demise of "radical" or "far right" political parties in Europe?...

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-331
This course examines the relationship between individuals, their society and culture....
SA-361
Credit earned will be determined by departmental evaluation....

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.