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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-131
This class will involve the three sports of tennis, racquetball and squash....

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-244
This course examines the processes and politics of intercultural communication in both domestic and international contexts....
Economics
ECON-301
An examination of the determinants of Gross Domestic Product, the unemployment rate and the price level....
Economics
ECON-202
Economic growth is traditionally perceived as the solution to the socio-economic ills of poverty, unemployment and more generally underdevelopment....

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-360
The goal of this course is to examine the historical experiences of African Americans in education and related aspects of life....
Education
EDUC-213
Students will develop a thorough and systematic understanding of the development of education and schooling in the United States....

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-350
This course provides the opportunity to gain practical experience working in various professional settings in the field of Physical Education....
Political Science
POSC-306
This course focuses on the history of the presidency with particular attention to the origins, development, and exercise of executive powers....
Political Science
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-224
This course examines the topics of human origins, human nature, evolution, and prehistory, emphasizing the interplay between biological and sociocu...
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-362
Credit earned will be determined by departmental evaluation....

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.