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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-438
The primary purpose of this course is to study the effects of physical activity on human physiology....
Athletic Training
PHED-175
This course is designed for students who are interested in deepening their understanding of the science of yoga....

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-215
Special Topics in Communication provides a venue in which to explore in depth an aspect or issue related to communication study....
Communication
COMM-408
This course is designed to acquaint students with criticism as a method for answering research questions in communication....
Economics
ECON-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Economics
ECON-361

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-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-106
This class is designed for the student who wants to learn, firsthand, the benefits and methods of aquatic conditioning....
Physical Education
PHED-438
The primary purpose of this course is to study the effects of physical activity on human physiology....
Political Science
POSC-389
This course provides a venue in which to explore topics in Political Theory at the advanced level....
Political Science
POSC-122
Using examples from Africa, Asia and Latin America, students will examine both the political and the social institutions and power configurations i...

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-199
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-340
In this course we explore social movements as a primary means of social 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.