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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-211
This course will help students discover how to better recognize ethical questions when they stumble across them and to explore how, when we do, we ...
Communication
COMM-452
Economics
ECON-415
The substantive goal of this course is to facilitate an understanding of changes in the distribution of income in the United States, 1947 to the pr...
Economics
ECON-399
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....

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-367
This course examines U.S. Supreme Court cases that led to and followed the Brown v Board of Education decisions....
Physical Education
PHED-131
This class will involve the three sports of tennis, racquetball and squash....
Physical Education
PHED-451

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-225
This class should be taken immediately after you complete POSC 201, Analyzing Politics in your sophomore year....
Political Science
POSC-383
Debating contemporary political theory through the work of such thinkers as Marx, Nietzsche, Dewey, Arendt, Fanon, Marcuse, Foucault, Rawls, Haberm...
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...
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-343
In this course, we begin by reviewing current literature to clearly define the term, Demography....

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.