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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-421
This lecture/laboratory course is designed to present the foundation of therapeutic exercises that are common to the area of injury rehabilitation....

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-239
This course critically examines the forms that racial and ethnic representations have taken in American media....
Communication
COMM-280
This course introduces students to selected theoretical perspectives and vocabularies for understanding human communication....
Economics
ECON-416
This course will focus on the market and nonmarket contributions of women to the U.S. economy....
Economics
ECON-415
The substantive goal of this course is to facilitate an understanding of changes in the distribution of income in the United States, 1947 to the pr...

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

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.

POSC-110
Is democracy workable in the United States?...
POSC-363
Written consent....

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-313
In this seminar we explore the ways in which race, ethnicity, social class and sexuality shape family/kinship structures in and beyond the contempo...
SA-290
An investigation of the classical foundations of social thought and sociocultural theory in sociology/anthropology....

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.