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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-133
Learn, understand and execute the rules and techniques of Badminton. (Offered fall and spring semester)...
Athletic Training
PHED-160
This course will provide the students with exposure to various means by which to become aerobically fit....

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-311
This course explores the intersection between communication ethics and political communication in the context of democratic pluralism....
Communication
COMM-244
This course examines the processes and politics of intercultural communication in both domestic and international contexts....
Economics
ECON-403
History and analysis of economic growth and development in the so-called advanced countries, primarily Western Europe and the United States....
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-213
Students will develop a thorough and systematic understanding of the development of education and schooling in the United States....
Education
EDUC-250
This course explores the learning-teaching process in middle and high school environments....
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....

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-349
Political violence, including terrorism, has been around since the beginnings of organized political society, though the word terrorism dates only ...
Political Science
POSC-322
This course focuses on contemporary Russian politics....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-224
This course examines the topics of human origins, human nature, evolution, and prehistory, emphasizing the interplay between biological and sociocu...
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-342
This course is a critical and inter-disciplinary examination of the role and consequences of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the developme...

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.