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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-154
For players on every level. Students will learn the basic skills, rules and strategy and apply them during game situations....

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-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...
Communication
COMM-229
In this class we will examine and evaluate the cultural construction and representation of gender and sexuality in contemporary American mass media...
Economics
ECON-413
This course is a study of monetary interdependence among nations....
Economics
ECON-424
This course develops the basic theories of labor supply and demand....

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-330
In this seminar students will examine gay and lesbian issues in what is, arguably, the most central social institution in American culture....
Education
EDUC-390
In its examination of current pressing issues in U.S....
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-320
This course is designed to give students a comprehensive look at women in sport: past, present and future....

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-120
This course will introduce students to the politics of democratic states....
Political Science
POSC-349
Political violence, including terrorism, has been around since the beginnings of organized political society, though the word terrorism dates only ...
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-347
Using theoretical approaches and methodological tools from sociology and anthropology, this course explores the nature of social power and its dist...
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-210
This course compares and evaluates a variety of theories which attempt to explain the origins, persistence and effects of gender in American societ...

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.