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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-106
This class is designed for the student who wants to learn, firsthand, the benefits and methods of aquatic conditioning....

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-244
This course examines the processes and politics of intercultural communication in both domestic and international contexts....
Communication
COMM-244
This course examines the processes and politics of intercultural communication in both domestic and international contexts....
Economics
ECON-452
Economics
ECON-102
An introduction to the study of the forces of supply and demand that determine prices and the allocation of resources in markets for goods and serv...

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-330
In this seminar students will examine gay and lesbian issues in what is, arguably, the most central social institution in contemporary American cul...
Education
EDUC-280
The student may request to apprentice in a local school, social service agency, or non-profit organization with a teacher or other supervisor....

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-328
This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the major issues in the world of contemporary sports....
Physical Education
PHED-451
POSC-348
This course aims to compare key post Cold War foreign policy behaviors during crisis situations concerning the three "big" states in West...
POSC-323
This course will focus on contemporary issues and policy debates in European politics....

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-343
In this course, we begin by reviewing current literature to clearly define the term, Demography....
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.