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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.

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-307
Media Historiography introduces students to the processes of conducting historical research in communication and media studies....
Communication
COMM-350
This course allows students to explore the planning, reporting, and writing of in-depth news stories....
Economics
ECON-440
Open to advanced students with the consent of the instructor....
Economics
ECON-302
An examination of the basic assumptions and methods of analysis employed in microeconomic theory, including demand analysis, production and cost re...

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-346
Independent study or seminar work on selected topics under the guidance of staff members. Prerequisite: Consent of chairperson....
Education
EDUC-249
This course explores the learning-teacher process in the elementary grades....

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-202
The purpose of this course is to train instructor candidates to teach water safety, including the Basic Water Rescue and Personal Water Safety cour...
Physical Education
PHED-325
This course will explore the theoretical and empirical research pertaining to the psychological determinants of athletic performance....
POSC-384
This course focuses on transnational black political thought by considering African-descended scholars, activists, and intellectual thinkers throug...
POSC-348
This course aims to compare key post Cold War foreign policy behaviors during crisis situations concerning the three "big" states in West...

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-331
This course examines the relationship between individuals, their society and culture....
SA-311
In this course we explore the intersecting relationships between law and justice in society and culture....

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.