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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-158
Students will learn the basic skills, rules and strategy, and apply them in game situations. No previous experience necessary....

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-403
This seminar takes a historical and critical approach to understand the role communication plays in creating various cultural experiences....
Communication
COMM-349
One of the primary ways that social power and control are exercised is through the establishment and enforcement of "norms": gender norms...
Economics
ECON-440
Open to advanced students with the consent of the instructor....
Economics
ECON-416
This course will focus on the market and nonmarket contributions of women to the U.S. economy....

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-399
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Education
EDUC-346
Independent study or seminar work on selected topics under the guidance of staff members. Prerequisite: Consent of chairperson....

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-362
Political Science
POSC-389
This course provides a venue in which to explore topics in Political Theory at the advanced level....
Political Science
POSC-326
What accounts for the emergence, persistence and demise of "radical" or "far right" political parties in Europe?...

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-316
Analyses of central theoretical questions in sociology/anthropology....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-339
This course focuses on the social, cultural and political life of the Caribbean area, especially the English and French speaking areas....

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.