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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-204
An in-depth study of the organization and function of anatomical structures within the human body....

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-404
This course examines the relationship between the media and the American presidency from both a historical and contemporary perspective....
Communication
COMM-406
This course focuses on the historical rhetorics of discontent and transformation....
Economics
ECON-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Economics
ECON-403
History and analysis of economic growth and development in the so-called advanced countries, primarily Western Europe and the United States....

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-399
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Education
EDUC-360
The goal of this course is to examine the historical experiences of African Americans in education and related aspects of life....

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-441
This lecture/laboratory course provides an opportunity for students to comprehend and master the techniques by which orthopedic injuries and common...
Political Science
POSC-383
Debating contemporary political theory through the work of such thinkers as Marx, Nietzsche, Dewey, Arendt, Fanon, Marcuse, Foucault, Rawls, Haberm...
Political Science
POSC-346
The course explores the peculiarities of the EU and what makes it a unique organization, sharing characteristics of a state and characteristics of ...

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-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.