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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-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-224
This course provides students with an interpretive and critical perspective for investigating the process of our making social worlds....
Communication
COMM-215
Special Topics in Communication provides a venue in which to explore in depth an aspect or issue related to communication study....
Economics
ECON-407
Econometrics II builds upon the foundation of Introductory Econometrics....
Economics
ECON-423
The new wave of globalization has brought international trade issues to the forefront of both economics and society....

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-330
In this seminar students will examine gay and lesbian issues in what is, arguably, the most central social institution in American culture....
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-325
This course will explore the theoretical and empirical research pertaining to the psychological determinants of athletic performance....
Physical Education
PHED-133
Learn, understand and execute the rules and techniques of Badminton. (Offered fall and spring semester)...
Political Science
POSC-101
This course provides a venue in which to explore topics in American Politics at the introductory level....
Political Science
POSC-324
This course explores contemporary issues in African political systems from a variety of theoretical perspectives....

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-290
An investigation of the classical foundations of social thought and sociocultural theory in sociology/anthropology....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-217
This course investigates the relationship between religion and society, and the social dimension of religious truth-claims....

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.