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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-100
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....

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-349
One of the primary ways that social power and control are exercised is through the establishment and enforcement of "norms": gender norms...
Communication
COMM-451
Economics
ECON-416
This course will focus on the market and nonmarket contributions of women to the U.S. economy....
Economics
ECON-440
Open to advanced students with the consent of the instructor....

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-213
Students will develop a thorough and systematic understanding of the development of education and schooling in the United States....
Education
EDUC-421
Students will build upon knowledge and understanding of selected topics developed in previous coursework in education, develop the skills required ...

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-421
This lecture/laboratory course is designed to present the foundation of therapeutic exercises that are common to the area of injury rehabilitation....
Physical Education
PHED-435
Material is presented within this class that pertains to the knowledge associated with the administration of health care settings....
Political Science
POSC-353
In this course we will seek to understand the motives and objectives of Russian foreign and military policies....
Political Science
POSC-319
This course provides a venue in which to explore topics in American Politics at the advanced level....

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-350
This course provides experience in the design and implementation of field research....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-342
This course is a critical and inter-disciplinary examination of the role and consequences of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the developme...

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.