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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-168
This course is designed to accommodate experienced lifters with the desire to learn and apply advanced training methodologies....
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-306
This course is informed by the claim that communication is the means through which we construct, participate, and convey the cultures of which we a...
Communication
COMM-315
These classes focus intensively upon a particular aspect of communication....
Economics
ECON-404
Throughout the history of market economies, financial markets have periodically experienced rapid changes in the prices of financial assets, i.e., ...
Economics
ECON-401
A critical inquiry into the methodological and ideological foundations of modern economics through the study of development of economic thought fro...

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-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Education
EDUC-362

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.

Political Science
POSC-311
"Democracy is unthinkable save in terms of the parties." Yet, some, including the Founding Fathers, have been less sure of Schattschneide...
Political Science
POSC-232
This class should be taken immediately after you complete POSC 201, Analyzing Politics in your sophomore year....

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-399
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-351
This course provides experience in the design and implementation of sociocultural research....

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.