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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-133
Learn, understand and execute the rules and techniques of Badminton. (Offered fall and spring semester)...

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-221
This course explores the communication processes in and around social, organizational and political groups....
Communication
COMM-401
These seminar courses focus intensively upon a particular aspect of communication....
Economics
ECON-419
This course is specifically designed to be a stepping stone to graduate school....
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-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-346
Independent study or seminar work on selected topics under the guidance of staff members. Prerequisite: Consent of chairperson....

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-451
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...
Political Science
POSC-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
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....

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-320
This course is an examination of the historical, ethnic and socio-cultural diversity of sub-Saharan Africa societies....

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.