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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-202
The purpose of this course is to train instructor candidates to teach water safety, including the Basic Water Rescue and Personal Water Safety cour...

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-361
Communication
COMM-223
Rhetoric is the art of the spoken and written word, and its study and practice has been the foundation of a liberal education for two thousand year...
Economics
ECON-102
An introduction to the study of the forces of supply and demand that determine prices and the allocation of resources in markets for goods and serv...
Economics
ECON-102
An introduction to the study of the forces of supply and demand that determine prices and the allocation of resources in markets for goods and serv...

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-451
Education
EDUC-249
This course explores the learning-teacher process in the elementary grades....

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-203
Successful completion of this course will lead to national certification as a PADI Open Water Diver....
POSC-451
Written consent....
POSC-309
This course examines the structure, strategy, and influence of federal campaigns and elections in the United States....

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-217
This course investigates the relationship between religion and society, and the social dimension of religious truth-claims....
SA-362
Credit earned will be determined by departmental evaluation....

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.