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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-406
This course focuses on the historical rhetorics of discontent and transformation....
Communication
COMM-403
This seminar takes a historical and critical approach to understand the role communication plays in creating various cultural experiences....
Economics
ECON-421
A study of the impact of governmental taxation and expenditures on the economy....
Economics
ECON-429
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.

Education
EDUC-360
The goal of this course is to examine the historical experiences of African Americans in education and related aspects of life....
Education
EDUC-367
This course examines U.S. Supreme Court cases that led to and followed the Brown v Board of Education decisions....
Physical Education
PHED-133
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
POSC-347
The purpose of this course is to acquaint students with the political history, international significance, and the dimensions of political life in ...
Political Science
POSC-201
This course introduces students to the discipline of political science as a bridge to upper level courses....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-217
This course investigates the relationship between religion and society, and the social dimension of religious truth-claims....
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.