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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-160
This course will provide the students with exposure to various means by which to become aerobically fit....
Athletic Training
PHED-201
This course is designed to certify students in CPR-PR, first aid and American Red Cross Lifeguard Training....

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-324
This course explores the symbolic dimensions of the American public discourse about rights and citizenship....
Communication
COMM-130
Freedom of Speech introduces students to the dimensions of oral discourse both as practiced in a community of citizens and theoretically viewed thr...
Economics
ECON-307
An essential activity in any science is the systematic testing of theory against fact. Economics is no exception....
Economics
ECON-404
Throughout the history of market economies, financial markets have periodically experienced rapid changes in the prices of financial assets, i.e., ...

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-345
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.

POSC-361
Directed Studies are undertaken at the initiative of the student and may involve any topic acceptable to the student and an instructor....
POSC-344
The founding of public international organizations represent an attempt to bring order to an unruly international system....

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-290
An investigation of the classical foundations of social thought and sociocultural theory in sociology/anthropology....
SA-350
This course provides experience in the design and implementation of field research....

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.