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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-328
This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the major issues in the world of contemporary sports....

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-224
This course provides students with an interpretive and critical perspective for investigating the process of our making social worlds....
Communication
COMM-250
This course is designed to examine the impact of the Internet and information technology on our daily lives....
Economics
ECON-415
The substantive goal of this course is to facilitate an understanding of changes in the distribution of income in the United States, 1947 to the pr...
Economics
ECON-202
Economic growth is traditionally perceived as the solution to the socio-economic ills of poverty, unemployment and more generally underdevelopment....

A concentration designed for economics majors who are interested in studying business, finance, real estate and insurance and preparing for careers in those fields

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-312
The purpose of this course is to explore reading and writing in schools, communities, and families....
Education
EDUC-330
In this seminar students will examine gay and lesbian issues in what is, arguably, the most central social institution in American culture....
Physical Education
PHED-120
For players on every level. An introduction to the techniques and rules required for participation in the sport of golf....

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-374
This course examines the basic principles of the U.S. Constitutional framework from an interdisciplinary perspective....
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...
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.