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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-131
This class will involve the three sports of tennis, racquetball and squash....

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-333
The world of communication continues to change rapidly, and with it, the cultural landscape....
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...
Economics
ECON-102
An introduction to the study of the forces of supply and demand that determine prices and the allocation of resources in markets for goods and serv...
Economics
ECON-426
This course will introduce, develop and analyze the types of and importance of the linkage between the regional economics and their urban subsystem...

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-280
The student may request to apprentice in a local school, social service agency, or non-profit organization with a teacher or other supervisor....
Education
EDUC-270
This course is designed to extend students' understanding of the discipline of teaching and provide in-depth practice of strategies introduced...
Physical Education
PHED-340
This course is designed to present introductory material that pertains to the study of athletic training....
Physical Education
PHED-435
Material is presented within this class that pertains to the knowledge associated with the administration of health care settings....

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-309
This course examines the structure, strategy, and influence of federal campaigns and elections in the United States....
Political Science
POSC-353
In this course we will seek to understand the motives and objectives of Russian foreign and military policies....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-347
Using theoretical approaches and methodological tools from sociology and anthropology, this course explores the nature of social power and its dist...
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-311
In this course we explore the intersecting relationships between law and justice in society and culture....

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.