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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-345
This course is designed to present the foundation of nutrition as it relates to physical education, athletics and the active population....

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-126
This course is designed to initiate students into critical and intelligent debates surrounding the issue of communication and its pertinence to mas...
Economics
ECON-423
This course is anchored in the following key questions: 1) What determines the pattern of international trade?...
Economics
ECON-415
The substantive goal of this course is to facilitate an understanding of changes in the distribution of income in the United States, 1947 to the pr...

A concentration designed for economics majors who are interested in studying business, finance, real estate and insurance and preparing for careers in those fields

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-300
In this course students consider questions regarding how people learn and the role of education in society from a philosophical perspective....
Education
EDUC-245
This course will explore a variety of technology (emphasis on multi-media and Web 2.0 tools) so students interested in the field of education will ...
Physical Education
PHED-438
The primary purpose of this course is to study the effects of physical activity on human physiology....
Physical Education
PHED-435
Material is presented within this class that pertains to the knowledge associated with the administration of health care settings....

The $38.5 million renovation and expansion of the Mitchell Center in 2013 is highlighted by the Trumbull Aquatics Center and the Crown Fitness Center, as well as new classrooms and gathering areas.

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.

Political Science
POSC-322
This course focuses on contemporary Russian politics....
Political Science
POSC-332
This course explores the politics of developing countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America in their historical socioeconomic contexts....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-350
This course provides experience in the design and implementation of field research....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-313
In this seminar we explore the ways in which race, ethnicity, social class and sexuality shape family/kinship structures in and beyond the contempo...

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.