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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-325
This course will explore the theoretical and empirical research pertaining to the psychological determinants of athletic performance....
Athletic Training
PHED-320
This course is designed to give students a comprehensive look at women in sport: past, present and future....

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-250
This course is designed to examine the impact of the Internet and information technology on our daily lives....
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-418
Consumer economics focuses upon the application of economic theory to major issues faced by consumers in our modern economy....
Economics
ECON-301
An examination of the determinants of Gross Domestic Product, the unemployment rate and the price level....

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-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
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....
Political Science
POSC-328
This course is about the theoretical, political, and practical problems associated with environmental action....
Political Science
POSC-326
What accounts for the emergence, persistence and demise of "radical" or "far right" political parties in Europe?...

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-100
An examination of fundamental questions concerning the nature and foundations of sociocultural behavior....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-210
This course compares and evaluates a variety of theories which attempt to explain the origins, persistence and effects of gender in American societ...

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.