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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-166
This is a basic level self-defense course in which students will learn the fundamental kicking and punching skills of Taekwondo....

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-404
This course examines the relationship between the media and the American presidency from both a historical and contemporary perspective....
Communication
COMM-255
This course explores how we perceive and interpret the images and visual texts that we encounter....
Economics
ECON-201
Various theories of economic justice will be examined to ask questions like: What are fair distributions of income and wealth?...
Economics
ECON-452
Research in selected topics in Economics....

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-346
Independent study or seminar work on selected topics under the guidance of staff members. Prerequisite: Consent of chairperson....
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-103
An introduction to the techiniques and rules required for participation in the sport of football. Offered 2nd quarter, fall semester....
Political Science
POSC-328
This course is about the theoretical, political, and practical problems associated with environmental action....
Political Science
POSC-121
This course provides a venue in which to explore topics in Comparative Politics at the introductory level....

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-331
This course examines the relationship between individuals, their society and culture....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-311
In this course we explore the intersecting relationships between law and justice in 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.