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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.

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-325
This course will examine how narrative and storytelling shape meanings and perceived values for personhood....
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 ...
Economics
ECON-404
Throughout the history of market economies, financial markets have periodically experienced rapid changes in the prices of financial assets, i.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-246
Complex scientific issues are at the forefront of today's political and economic decisions....
Education
EDUC-249
This course explores the learning-teacher process in the elementary grades....
Physical Education
PHED-171
This class is designed for the student who wants to prepare for an endurance race. Students learn how to train properly and effectively....
Physical Education
PHED-160
This course will provide the students with exposure to various means by which to become aerobically fit....

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-355
This course introduces the theory and practice of international political economy....
Political Science
POSC-326
What accounts for the emergence, persistence and demise of "radical" or "far right" political parties in Europe?...
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-311
In this course we explore the intersecting relationships between law and justice in society and culture....
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.