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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-320
This course is designed to give students a comprehensive look at women in sport: past, present and future....

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-324
This course explores the symbolic dimensions of the American public discourse about rights and citizenship....
Communication
COMM-211
This course will help students discover how to better recognize ethical questions when they stumble across them and to explore how, when we do, we ...
Economics
ECON-401
A critical inquiry into the methodological and ideological foundations of modern economics through the study of development of economic thought fro...
Economics
ECON-426
This course will introduce, develop and analyze the types of and importance of the linkage between the regional economics and their urban subsystem...

A concentration designed for economics majors who are interested in studying business, finance, real estate and insurance and preparing for careers in those fields

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-250
This course explores the learning-teaching process in middle and high school environments....
Education
EDUC-360
The goal of this course is to examine the historical experiences of African Americans in education and related aspects of life....
Physical Education
PHED-162
This course is for women to learn basic self-defense techniques to prevent sexual assault....

The $38.5 million renovation and expansion of the Mitchell Center in 2013 is highlighted by the Trumbull Aquatics Center and the Crown Fitness Center, as well as new classrooms and gathering areas.

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.

Political Science
POSC-341
This course explores the evolution of U.S. foreign policy from the beginning of the Cold War to the present day....
Political Science
POSC-322
This course focuses on contemporary Russian politics....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-320
This course is an examination of the historical, ethnic and socio-cultural diversity of sub-Saharan Africa societies....
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...

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.