Social Sciences
Your Academic Journey
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-438
The primary purpose of this course is to study the effects of physical activity on human physiology....
Athletic Training
PHED-361

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-244
This course examines the processes and politics of intercultural communication in both domestic and international contexts....
Communication
COMM-111
This course explores communication ethics from philosophical and applied perspectives in a variety of social contexts....
Economics
ECON-404
Throughout the history of market economies, financial markets have periodically experienced rapid changes in the prices of financial assets, i.e., ...
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...

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-220
Environmental education is a broad term, encompassing a large array of ideas concerned with the purpose of and approach to engagement with the phys...

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-420
This lecture/laboratory course is designed to present the foundation of therapeutic modalities that are common to the area of injury/illness rehabi...
POSC-310
The seminar will illuminate the key controversies of the Vietnam experience and trace their persistence in American politics, foreign policy and mi...
POSC-345
This course analyzes the emergence, expansion and enforcement of international human rights norms....

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-311
In this course we explore the intersecting relationships between law and justice in society and culture....
SA-245
Special topics in Sociology/Anthropology....

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.