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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-175
This course is designed for students who are interested in deepening their understanding of the science of yoga....
Athletic Training
PHED-100
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....

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-413
This course explores the American rhetorical tradition and some of the speakers, ideas, and movements that have given American rhetorical tradition...
Communication
COMM-255
This course explores how we perceive and interpret the images and visual texts that we encounter....
Economics
ECON-423
The new wave of globalization has brought international trade issues to the forefront of both economics and society....
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-399
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Education
EDUC-360
The goal of this course is to examine the historical experiences of African Americans in education and related aspects of life....

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.

Political Science
POSC-381
Debating classical Greek and Roman thought through the works of thinkers like the Greek tragedians, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Cicero, Augustine o...
Political Science
POSC-381
Debating classical Greek and Roman thought through the works of thinkers like the Greek tragedians, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Cicero, Augustine o...

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-235
The course examines the sociocultural bases of both Western and non-Western medical and psychiatric systems....

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.