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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-158
Students will learn the basic skills, rules and strategy, and apply them in game situations. No previous experience necessary....

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-361
Communication
COMM-199
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Economics
ECON-451
Research in selected topics in Economics....
Economics
ECON-402
This course will focus on some of the important developments in modern economic thought after the "marginalist revolution" in the late 19...

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-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 ...

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-362
Physical Education
PHED-345
This course is designed to present the foundation of nutrition as it relates to physical education, athletics and the active population....
Political Science
POSC-319
This course provides a venue in which to explore topics in American Politics at the advanced level....
Political Science
POSC-141
This course provides a venue in which to explore topics in International Politics at the introductory level....

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-217
This course investigates the relationship between religion and society, and the social dimension of religious truth-claims....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-340
In this course we explore social movements as a primary means of social change....

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.