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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-421
This lecture/laboratory course is designed to present the foundation of therapeutic exercises that are common to the area of injury rehabilitation....
Athletic Training
PHED-151
For players on every level. Students will learn basic skills, rules and strategy and apply them during game situations. (Offered spring semester)...

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-211
This course will help students discover how to better recognize ethical questions when they stumble across them and to explore how, when we do, we ...
Communication
COMM-329
This course focuses on (1) the role of interpersonal, social and political communication in the construction of gender expectations in American cul...
Economics
ECON-307
An essential activity in any science is the systematic testing of theory against fact. Economics is no exception....
Economics
ECON-418
Consumer economics focuses upon the application of economic theory to major issues faced by consumers in our modern economy....

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-250
This course explores the learning-teaching process in middle and high school environments....
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-174
For players on every level. Students will learn and practice the basic skills, rules and strategies of a variety of indoor/outdoor sports....
Physical Education
PHED-172
It is expected that students will master the techniques and skills that are associated with the primary and secondary injury survey, immediate care...
Political Science
POSC-384
This course focuses on transnational black political thought by considering African-descended scholars, activists, and intellectual thinkers throug...
Political Science
POSC-181
This course provides a venue in which to explore topics in Political Theory 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-199
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-224
This course examines the topics of human origins, human nature, evolution, and prehistory, emphasizing the interplay between biological and sociocu...

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.