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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-106
This class is designed for the student who wants to learn, firsthand, the benefits and methods of aquatic conditioning....

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-205
The purpose of the course is to acquire an understanding of the key concepts and ideas about globalization and the role the mass media plays in the...
Communication
COMM-215
Special Topics in Communication provides a venue in which to explore in depth an aspect or issue related to communication study....
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-300
In this course students consider questions regarding how people learn and the role of education in society from a philosophical perspective....
Education
EDUC-361

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-154
For players on every level. Students will learn the basic skills, rules and strategy and apply them during game situations....
Physical Education
PHED-430
Students will study the administration of athletics, physical education and club/intramural sports....
POSC-101
This course provides a venue in which to explore topics in American Politics at the introductory level....
POSC-451
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-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
SA-248
This course begins with a question: Does the poetic and literary imagination transcend its particular cultural context?...

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.