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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-430
Students will study the administration of athletics, physical education and club/intramural sports....
Athletic Training
PHED-160
This course will provide the students with exposure to various means by which to become aerobically fit....

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-452
Communication
COMM-255
This course explores how we perceive and interpret the images and visual texts that we encounter....
Economics
ECON-399
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Economics
ECON-202
Economic growth is traditionally perceived as the solution to the socio-economic ills of poverty, unemployment and more generally underdevelopment....

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-280
The student may request to apprentice in a local school, social service agency, or non-profit organization with a teacher or other supervisor....

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-362
Political Science
POSC-307
The U.S. Congress is often considered the 'First Branch" of the federal government, and by its construction is easily the most complex....
Political Science
POSC-120
This course will introduce students to the politics of democratic states....

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-342
This course is a critical and inter-disciplinary examination of the role and consequences of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the developme...
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-351
This course provides experience in the design and implementation of sociocultural research....

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.