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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-162
This course is for women to learn basic self-defense techniques to prevent sexual assault....

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-402
This course examines the role of language and discourse in constructing, maintaining and transforming identities, publics and politics in late 20th...
Communication
COMM-329
This course focuses on (1) the role of interpersonal, social and political communication in the construction of gender expectations in American cul...
Economics
ECON-417
Before 2010, the Eurozone was hailed as the first successful multi-national, large-scale model of monetary and currency union....
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-390
In its examination of current pressing issues in U.S....
Education
EDUC-213
Students will develop a thorough and systematic understanding of the development of education and schooling in the United States....
Physical Education
PHED-344
A study of the biological, psychological, and sociological data underlying a full spectrum of health related behaviors....

The $38.5 million renovation and expansion of the Mitchell Center in 2013 is highlighted by the Trumbull Aquatics Center and the Crown Fitness Center, as well as new classrooms and gathering areas.

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.

Political Science
POSC-140
This course provides an introduction to both the language used to describe international politics and the ways relationships between actors on the ...
Political Science
POSC-349
Political violence, including terrorism, has been around since the beginnings of organized political society, though the word terrorism dates only ...
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-245
Special topics in Sociology/Anthropology....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-348
This course is an introduction to semiotic theory. Semiotic is the study of signs and representation....

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.