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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-420
This lecture/laboratory course is designed to present the foundation of therapeutic modalities that are common to the area of injury/illness rehabi...
Athletic Training
PHED-420
This lecture/laboratory course is designed to present the foundation of therapeutic modalities that are common to the area of injury/illness rehabi...

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-409
This seminar examines the nature of information flows within and between nations, the issues raised by such communication, and the institutions inv...
Communication
COMM-290
The purpose of this course is to expose students to major research methods used in the communication discipline....
Economics
ECON-414
A study of alternate economic systems. A theoretical and operational study of economic systems as they exist in reality. Prerequisite: 301....
Economics
ECON-201
Various theories of economic justice will be examined to ask questions like: What are fair distributions of income and wealth?...

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-421
Students will build upon knowledge and understanding of selected topics developed in previous coursework in education, develop the skills required ...
Education
EDUC-250
This course explores the learning-teaching process in middle and high school environments....

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-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Physical Education
PHED-174
For players on every level. Students will learn and practice the basic skills, rules and strategies of a variety of indoor/outdoor sports....
Political Science
POSC-341
This course explores the evolution of U.S. foreign policy from the beginning of the Cold War to the present day....
Political Science
POSC-345
This course analyzes the emergence, expansion and enforcement of international human rights norms....

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-348
This course is an introduction to semiotic theory. Semiotic is the study of signs and representation....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-361
Credit earned will be determined by departmental evaluation....

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.