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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-168
This course is designed to accommodate experienced lifters with the desire to learn and apply advanced training methodologies....

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-239
This course critically examines the forms that racial and ethnic representations have taken in American media....
Communication
COMM-205
The purpose of the course is to acquire an understanding of the key concepts and ideas about globalization and the role the mass media plays in the...
Economics
ECON-416
This course will focus on the market and nonmarket contributions of women to the U.S. economy....
Economics
ECON-442
After an untimely death or a wrenching divorce, forensic economics are often called upon to estimate the economic worth of a human life or a family...

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-362
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-350
This course provides the opportunity to gain practical experience working in various professional settings in the field of Physical Education....
Physical Education
PHED-202
The purpose of this course is to train instructor candidates to teach water safety, including the Basic Water Rescue and Personal Water Safety cour...
Political Science
POSC-307
The U.S. Congress is often considered the 'First Branch" of the federal government, and by its construction is easily the most complex....
Political Science
POSC-344
The founding of public international organizations represent an attempt to bring order to an unruly international system....

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-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...
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-342
This course is a critical and inter-disciplinary examination of the role and consequences of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the developme...

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.