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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.

Communication
COMM-324
This course explores the symbolic dimensions of the American public discourse about rights and citizenship....
Communication
COMM-221
This course explores the communication processes in and around social, organizational and political groups....
Economics
ECON-421
A study of the impact of governmental taxation and expenditures on the economy....
Economics
ECON-402
This course will focus on some of the important developments in modern economic thought after the "marginalist revolution" in the late 19...

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-280
The student may request to apprentice in a local school, social service agency, or non-profit organization with a teacher or other supervisor....
Physical Education
PHED-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Physical Education
PHED-452

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
POSC-374
This course examines the basic principles of the U.S. Constitutional framework from an interdisciplinary perspective....
Political Science
POSC-399
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-460
An integrative course designed to be a culmination of students' work in the major....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-338
Under study here are the production and distribution, form and content, and artists and audiences of popular culture internationally....

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.