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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-203
Successful completion of this course will lead to national certification as a PADI Open Water Diver....
Athletic Training
PHED-441
This lecture/laboratory course provides an opportunity for students to comprehend and master the techniques by which orthopedic injuries and common...

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-122
In this course students will explore the art of inquiry and advocacy known as argumentation....
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...
Economics
ECON-101
An introduction to the study of the economic problem, the nature and method of economics, the operation of markets, and of the aggregate national e...
Economics
ECON-427
This course provides an examination of various economic issues facing business and government regarding the use of natural resources and the manage...

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-250
This course explores the learning-teaching process in middle and high school environments....
Education
EDUC-213
Students will develop a thorough and systematic understanding of the development of education and schooling in the United States....

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-159
This course is intended for any intercollegiate, intramural, or recreational athlete interested in increasing athletic performance and decreasing t...
POSC-284
This class should be taken immediately after you complete POSC 201, Analyzing Politics in your sophomore year....
POSC-140
This course provides an introduction to both the language used to describe international politics and the ways relationships between actors on the ...

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-338
Under study here are the production and distribution, form and content, and artists and audiences of popular culture internationally....
SA-235
The course examines the sociocultural bases of both Western and non-Western medical and psychiatric systems....

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.