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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-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....

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-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Economics
ECON-307
An essential activity in any science is the systematic testing of theory against fact. Economics is no exception....
Economics
ECON-411
The role money plays in determining economic outcomes, such as the level of employment, the aggregate price level, and the rate of economic growth,...

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-199
A general category used only for the evaluation of transfer credit....
Education
EDUC-280
The student may request to apprentice in a local school, social service agency, or non-profit organization with a teacher or other supervisor....

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-203
Successful completion of this course will lead to national certification as a PADI Open Water Diver....
Physical Education
PHED-429
This course will examine the historical foundations of physical education, health and athletics through a study of the development of each area fro...
POSC-363
Written consent....
POSC-309
This course examines the structure, strategy, and influence of federal campaigns and elections in the United States....

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

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.