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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.

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.

This course focuses on the historical rhetorics of discontent and transformation....
This seminar takes a historical and critical approach to understand the role communication plays in creating various cultural experiences....
A study of the impact of governmental taxation and expenditures on the economy....
This course explores the mathematical foundations of microeconomics....

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.

The goal of this course is to examine the historical experiences of African Americans in education and related aspects of life....
This course examines U.S. Supreme Court cases that led to and followed the Brown v Board of Education decisions....
Physical Education
Learn, understand and execute the rules and techniques of Badminton. (Offered fall and spring semester)...

The $38.5 million renovation and expansion of the Mitchell Center in 2013 is highlighted by the Trumbull Aquatics Center and the Crown Fitness Center, as well as new classrooms and gathering areas.

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.

Political Science
The purpose of this course is to acquaint students with the political history, international significance, and the dimensions of political life in ...
Political Science
This course introduces students to the discipline of political science as a bridge to upper level courses....
Sociology & Anthropology
This course investigates the relationship between religion and society, and the social dimension of religious truth-claims....
Sociology & Anthropology
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.