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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

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.

Freedom of Speech introduces students to the dimensions of oral discourse both as practiced in a community of citizens and theoretically viewed thr...
Media Historiography introduces students to the processes of conducting historical research in communication and media studies....
After an untimely death or a wrenching divorce, forensic economics are often called upon to estimate the economic worth of a human life or a family...
This course explores the mathematical foundations of microeconomics....

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.

In this course students consider questions regarding how people learn and the role of education in society from a philosophical perspective....
The goal of this course is to examine the historical experiences of African Americans in education and related aspects of life....

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
For players on every level. Students will learn basic skills, rules and strategy and apply them during game situations. (Offered spring semester)...
Political Science
Written consent....
Political Science
Directed Studies are undertaken at the initiative of the student and may involve any topic acceptable to the student and an instructor....

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
Contrary to the expectations of many modern social theorists, race and ethnicity continue to be important elements in the lives of contemporary peo...
Sociology & Anthropology
This course examines the relationship between individuals, their society and culture....

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.