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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-452
Athletic Training
PHED-435
Material is presented within this class that pertains to the knowledge associated with the administration of health care settings....

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-409
This seminar examines the nature of information flows within and between nations, the issues raised by such communication, and the institutions inv...
Communication
COMM-415
A study of how the use of communication during the process of social interaction creates and resolves conflict....
Economics
ECON-421
A study of the impact of governmental taxation and expenditures on the economy....
Economics
ECON-424
This course develops the basic theories of labor supply and demand....

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-300
In this course students consider questions regarding how people learn and the role of education in society from a philosophical perspective....
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.

Political Science
POSC-311
"Democracy is unthinkable save in terms of the parties." Yet, some, including the Founding Fathers, have been less sure of Schattschneide...
Political Science
POSC-381
Debating classical Greek and Roman thought through the works of thinkers like the Greek tragedians, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Cicero, Augustine o...

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-339
This course focuses on the social, cultural and political life of the Caribbean area, especially the English and French speaking areas....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-311
In this course we explore the intersecting relationships between law and justice in society and culture....

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.