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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.

Athletic Training
PHED-430
Students will study the administration of athletics, physical education and club/intramural sports....
Athletic Training
PHED-161
Students will learn and practice the principles of progressive resistance exercise, with an emphasis on safety factors; warm-up and stretching; sel...

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-344
This course examines the art of rhetorical criticism....
Communication
COMM-215
Special Topics in Communication provides a venue in which to explore in depth an aspect or issue related to communication study....
Economics
ECON-302
An examination of the basic assumptions and methods of analysis employed in microeconomic theory, including demand analysis, production and cost re...

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-361
Education
EDUC-390
In its examination of current pressing issues in U.S....

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-154
For players on every level. Students will learn the basic skills, rules and strategy and apply them during game situations....
Political Science
POSC-359
This course provides a venue in which to explore topics in International Politics at the advanced level....
Political Science
POSC-452
Written consent....

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-361
Credit earned will be determined by departmental evaluation....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-199
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....

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.