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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-340
This course is designed to present introductory material that pertains to the study of athletic training....
Athletic Training
PHED-172
It is expected that students will master the techniques and skills that are associated with the primary and secondary injury survey, immediate care...

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-239
This course critically examines the forms that racial and ethnic representations have taken in American media....
Economics
ECON-149
A survey designed specifically for liberal arts students interested in Business, Economics, Law and Government....
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-270
This course is designed to extend students' understanding of the discipline of teaching and provide in-depth practice of strategies introduced...

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-161
Students will learn and practice the principles of progressive resistance exercise, with an emphasis on safety factors; warm-up and stretching; sel...
Physical Education
PHED-120
For players on every level. An introduction to the techniques and rules required for participation in the sport of golf....
Political Science
POSC-363
Written consent....
Political Science
POSC-110
Is democracy workable in the United States?...

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-348
This course is an introduction to semiotic theory. Semiotic is the study of signs and representation....
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.