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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-151
For players on every level. Students will learn basic skills, rules and strategy and apply them during game situations. (Offered spring semester)...
Athletic Training
PHED-168
This course is designed to accommodate experienced lifters with the desire to learn and apply advanced training methodologies....

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-415
A study of how the use of communication during the process of social interaction creates and resolves conflict....
Communication
COMM-140
The terrain of popular culture has historically been a site of contentious struggles and debates....
Economics
ECON-362
Economics
ECON-413
This course is a study of monetary interdependence among nations....

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-312
The purpose of this course is to explore reading and writing in schools, communities, and families....
Education
EDUC-270
This course is designed to extend students' understanding of the discipline of teaching and provide in-depth practice of strategies introduced...

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.

Political Science
POSC-349
Political violence, including terrorism, has been around since the beginnings of organized political society, though the word terrorism dates only ...
Political Science
POSC-306
This course focuses on the history of the presidency with particular attention to the origins, development, and exercise of executive powers....

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-399
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-244
This course analyzes the social causes and consequences of environmental change....

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.