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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-168
This course is designed to accommodate experienced lifters with the desire to learn and apply advanced training methodologies....
Athletic Training
PHED-435
Material is presented within this class that pertains to the knowledge associated with the administration of health care settings....

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-232
How do we perform our identitites in everyday life?...
Communication
COMM-229
In this class we will examine and evaluate the cultural construction and representation of gender and sexuality in contemporary American mass media...
Economics
ECON-402
This course will focus on some of the important developments in modern economic thought after the "marginalist revolution" in the late 19...
Economics
ECON-427
This course provides an examination of various economic issues facing business and government regarding the use of natural resources and the manage...

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-246
Complex scientific issues are at the forefront of today's political and economic decisions....
Education
EDUC-245
This course will explore a variety of technology (emphasis on multi-media and Web 2.0 tools) so students interested in the field of education will ...

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-102
This course will lay the foundation for better understanding of contemporary American government and politics in the college coursework of our stud...
Political Science
POSC-341
This course explores the evolution of U.S. foreign policy from the beginning of the Cold War to the present day....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-313
In this seminar we explore the ways in which race, ethnicity, social class and sexuality shape family/kinship structures in and beyond the contempo...
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.