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Social Sciences

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-435
Material is presented within this class that pertains to the knowledge associated with the administration of health care settings....

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-451
Communication
COMM-239
This course critically examines the forms that racial and ethnic representations have taken in American media....
Economics
ECON-441
A study of the general features of the economic development experience of the Middle East....
Economics
ECON-149
A survey designed specifically for liberal arts students interested in Business, Economics, Law and Government....

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-390
In its examination of current critical issues in U.S....
Education
EDUC-399
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....

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-202
The purpose of this course is to train instructor candidates to teach water safety, including the Basic Water Rescue and Personal Water Safety cour...
Physical Education
PHED-350
This course provides the opportunity to gain practical experience working in various professional settings in the field of Physical Education....
POSC-322
This course focuses on contemporary Russian politics....
POSC-349
Political violence, including terrorism, has been around since the beginnings of organized political society, though the word terrorism dates only ...

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-347
Using theoretical approaches and methodological tools from sociology and anthropology, this course explores the nature of social power and its dist...
SA-248
This course begins with a question: Does the poetic and literary imagination transcend its particular cultural context?...

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.