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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-375
This course will introduce students to the art and science of coaching....
Athletic Training
PHED-315
This course will explore the scientific principles, concepts and theories of strength training and conditioning....

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-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...
Communication
COMM-280
This course introduces students to selected theoretical perspectives and vocabularies for understanding human communication....
Economics
ECON-199
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Economics
ECON-442
After an untimely death or a wrenching divorce, forensic economics are often called upon to estimate the economic worth of a human life or a family...

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-451

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-361
Physical Education
PHED-344
A study of the biological, psychological, and sociological data underlying a full spectrum of health related behaviors....
POSC-307
The U.S. Congress is often considered the 'First Branch" of the federal government, and by its construction is easily the most complex....
POSC-451
Written consent....

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-347
Using theoretical approaches and methodological tools from sociology and anthropology, this course explores the nature of social power and its dist...
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.