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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-375
This course will introduce students to the art and science of coaching....

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-239
This course critically examines the forms that racial and ethnic representations have taken in American media....
Communication
COMM-401
These seminar courses focus intensively upon a particular aspect of communication....
Economics
ECON-423
The new wave of globalization has brought international trade issues to the forefront of both economics and society....
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-270
This course is designed to extend students' understanding of the discipline of teaching and provide in-depth practice of strategies introduced...
Education
EDUC-270
This course is designed to extend students' understanding of the discipline of teaching and provide in-depth practice of strategies introduced...

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-328
This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the major issues in the world of contemporary sports....
Physical Education
PHED-201
This course is designed to certify students in CPR-PR, first aid and American Red Cross Lifeguard Training....
POSC-384
This course focuses on transnational black political thought by considering African-descended scholars, activists, and intellectual thinkers throug...
POSC-120
This course will introduce students to the politics of democratic states....

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-224
This course examines the topics of human origins, human nature, evolution, and prehistory, emphasizing the interplay between biological and sociocu...

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.