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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-375
This course will introduce students to the art and science of coaching....
Athletic Training
PHED-328
This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the major issues in the world of contemporary sports....

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-409
This seminar examines the nature of information flows within and between nations, the issues raised by such communication, and the institutions inv...
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-452
Research in selected topics in Economics....

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-300
In this course students consider questions regarding how people learn and the role of education in society from a philosophical perspective....
Education
EDUC-361

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-158
Students will learn the basic skills, rules and strategy, and apply them in game situations. No previous experience necessary....
POSC-349
Political violence, including terrorism, has been around since the beginnings of organized political society, though the word terrorism dates only ...
POSC-384
This course focuses on transnational black political thought by considering African-descended scholars, activists, and intellectual thinkers throug...

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....
SA-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....

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.