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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-413
This course explores the American rhetorical tradition and some of the speakers, ideas, and movements that have given American rhetorical tradition...
Communication
COMM-205
The purpose of the course is to acquire an understanding of the key concepts and ideas about globalization and the role the mass media plays in the...
Economics
ECON-411
The role money plays in determining economic outcomes, such as the level of employment, the aggregate price level, and the rate of economic growth,...

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-399
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Education
EDUC-220
Environmental education is a broad term, encompassing a large array of ideas concerned with the purpose of and approach to engagement with the phys...

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-175
This course is designed for students who are interested in deepening their understanding of the science of yoga....
Physical Education
PHED-100
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Political Science
POSC-382
Debating the moral and political problems of modernity through the works of thinkers like Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Kant, Hegel, Burke,...
Political Science
POSC-102
This course will lay the foundation for better understanding of contemporary American government and politics in the college coursework of our stud...

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-331
This course examines the relationship between individuals, their society and culture....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-245
Special topics in Sociology/Anthropology....

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.