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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
Athletic Training
This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the major issues in the world of contemporary sports....

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.

This course critically examines the forms that racial and ethnic representations have taken in American media....
This course will critically engage with the phenomenon of the global circulation of culture....
History and analysis of economic growth and development in the so-called advanced countries, primarily Western Europe and the United States....

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.

Complex scientific issues are at the forefront of today's political and economic decisions....

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
This course is a study of the anatomical and mechanical fundamentals of human motion....
Political Science
This course explores the politics of developing countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America in their historical socioeconomic contexts....
Political Science
This course introduces the theory and practice of international political economy....

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
This course is an introduction to semiotic theory. Semiotic is the study of signs and representation....
Sociology & Anthropology
This course compares and evaluates a variety of theories which attempt to explain the origins, persistence and effects of gender in American societ...

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.