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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-421
This lecture/laboratory course is designed to present the foundation of therapeutic exercises that are common to the area of injury rehabilitation....

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-130
Freedom of Speech introduces students to the dimensions of oral discourse both as practiced in a community of citizens and theoretically viewed thr...
Communication
COMM-320
This course is based on an understanding that culture is maintained through systems of meaning, and that communication is the sharing of meaning be...
Economics
ECON-407
Econometrics II builds upon the foundation of Introductory Econometrics....
Economics
ECON-421
A study of the impact of governmental taxation and expenditures on the economy....

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-245
This course will explore a variety of technology (emphasis on multi-media and Web 2.0 tools) so students interested in the field of education will ...
Education
EDUC-451

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-161
Students will learn and practice the principles of progressive resistance exercise, with an emphasis on safety factors; warm-up and stretching; sel...
Political Science
POSC-121
This course provides a venue in which to explore topics in Comparative Politics at the introductory level....
Political Science
POSC-355
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
SA-210
This course compares and evaluates a variety of theories which attempt to explain the origins, persistence and effects of gender in American societ...
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-235
The course examines the sociocultural bases of both Western and non-Western medical and psychiatric systems....

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.