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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-344
A study of the biological, psychological, and sociological data underlying a full spectrum of health related behaviors....
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....

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-402
This course examines the role of language and discourse in constructing, maintaining and transforming identities, publics and politics in late 20th...
Economics
ECON-403
History and analysis of economic growth and development in the so-called advanced countries, primarily Western Europe and the United States....
Economics
ECON-402
This course will focus on some of the important developments in modern economic thought after the "marginalist revolution" in the late 19...

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

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-168
This course is designed to accommodate experienced lifters with the desire to learn and apply advanced training methodologies....
Political Science
POSC-140
This course provides an introduction to both the language used to describe international politics and the ways relationships between actors on the ...
Political Science
POSC-101
This course provides a venue in which to explore topics in American Politics 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-248
This course begins with a question: Does the poetic and literary imagination transcend its particular cultural context?...
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-338
Under study here are the production and distribution, form and content, and artists and audiences of popular culture internationally....

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.