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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-174
For players on every level. Students will learn and practice the basic skills, rules and strategies of a variety of indoor/outdoor sports....
Athletic Training
PHED-362

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-126
This course is designed to initiate students into critical and intelligent debates surrounding the issue of communication and its pertinence to mas...
Communication
COMM-199
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Economics
ECON-421
A study of the impact of governmental taxation and expenditures on the economy....
Economics
ECON-422
This course examines corporate decision making as a function of the competitive environment in which the firm operates....

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-360
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
PHED-345
This course is designed to present the foundation of nutrition as it relates to physical education, athletics and the active population....
Physical Education
PHED-161
Students will learn and practice the principles of progressive resistance exercise, with an emphasis on safety factors; warm-up and stretching; sel...
POSC-361
Directed Studies are undertaken at the initiative of the student and may involve any topic acceptable to the student and an instructor....
POSC-101
This course provides a venue in which to explore topics in American Politics at the introductory level....

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.

SA-348
This course is an introduction to semiotic theory. Semiotic is the study of signs and representation....

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.