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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-168
This course is designed to accommodate experienced lifters with the desire to learn and apply advanced training methodologies....

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-403
This seminar takes a historical and critical approach to understand the role communication plays in creating various cultural experiences....
Economics
ECON-418
Consumer economics focuses upon the application of economic theory to major issues faced by consumers in our modern economy....
Economics
ECON-102
An introduction to the study of the forces of supply and demand that determine prices and the allocation of resources in markets for goods and serv...

A concentration designed for economics majors who are interested in studying business, finance, real estate and insurance and preparing for careers in those fields

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-367
This course examines U.S. Supreme Court cases that led to and followed the Brown v Board of Education decisions....
Education
EDUC-270
This course is designed to extend students' understanding of the discipline of teaching and provide in-depth practice of strategies introduced...
Physical Education
PHED-203
Successful completion of this course will lead to international certification as a PADI Open Water Diver....
Physical Education
PHED-439
This course is a study of the anatomical and mechanical fundamentals of human motion....

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-225
This class should be taken immediately after you complete POSC 201, Analyzing Politics in your sophomore year....
Political Science
POSC-383
Debating contemporary political theory through the work of such thinkers as Marx, Nietzsche, Dewey, Arendt, Fanon, Marcuse, Foucault, Rawls, Haberm...
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-210
This course compares and evaluates a variety of theories which attempt to explain the origins, persistence and effects of gender in American societ...
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-331
This course examines the relationship between individuals, their society and culture....

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.