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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-168
This course is designed to accommodate experienced lifters with the desire to learn and apply advanced training methodologies....

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-255
This course explores how we perceive and interpret the images and visual texts that we encounter....
Communication
COMM-223
Rhetoric is the art of the spoken and written word, and its study and practice has been the foundation of a liberal education for two thousand year...
Economics
ECON-418
Consumer economics focuses upon the application of economic theory to major issues faced by consumers in our modern economy....
Economics
ECON-401
A critical inquiry into the methodological and ideological foundations of modern economics through the study of development of economic thought fro...

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-199
A general category used only for the evaluation of transfer credit....

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-202
The purpose of this course is to train instructor candidates to teach water safety, including the Basic Water Rescue and Personal Water Safety cour...
Physical Education
PHED-328
This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the major issues in the world of contemporary sports....
POSC-344
The founding of public international organizations represent an attempt to bring order to an unruly international system....
POSC-141
This course provides a venue in which to explore topics in International Politics at the introductory 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-362
Credit earned will be determined by departmental evaluation....
SA-199
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....

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.