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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-161
Students will learn and practice the principles of progressive resistance exercise, with an emphasis on safety factors; warm-up and stretching; sel...
Athletic Training
PHED-202
The purpose of this course is to train instructor candidates to teach water safety, including the Basic Water Rescue and Personal Water Safety cour...

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-239
This course critically examines the forms that racial and ethnic representations have taken in American media....
Communication
COMM-115
Special Topics in Communication provides a venue in which to explore in some depth an aspect or issue related to communication study....
Economics
ECON-422
This course examines corporate decision making as a function of the competitive environment in which the firm operates....
Economics
ECON-426
This course will introduce, develop and analyze the types of and importance of the linkage between the regional economics and their urban subsystem...

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-250
This course explores the learning-teaching process in middle and high school environments....
Education
EDUC-451

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-174
For players on every level. Students will learn and practice the basic skills, rules and strategies of a variety of indoor/outdoor sports....
Political Science
POSC-328
This course is about the theoretical, political, and practical problems associated with environmental action....
Political Science
POSC-312
This course offers an intensive analysis of the many connections between the American religious and political systems....

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-399
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-343
In this course, we begin by reviewing current literature to clearly define the term, Demography....

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.