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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.

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-361
Communication
COMM-315
These classes focus intensively upon a particular aspect of communication....
Economics
ECON-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Economics
ECON-362

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....

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-161
Students will learn and practice the principles of progressive resistance exercise, with an emphasis on safety factors; warm-up and stretching; sel...
Physical Education
PHED-171
This class is designed for the student who wants to prepare for an endurance race. Students learn how to train properly and effectively....
Political Science
POSC-213
This class should be taken immediately after you complete POSC 201, Analyzing Politics in your sophomore year....
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....

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-362
Credit earned will be determined by departmental evaluation....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-399
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....

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.