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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-439
This course is a study of the anatomical and mechanical fundamentals of human motion....

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-362
Communication
COMM-401
These seminar courses focus intensively upon a particular aspect of communication....
Economics
ECON-424
This course develops the basic theories of labor supply and demand....

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-362
Education
EDUC-452

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-344
A study of the biological, psychological, and sociological data underlying a full spectrum of health related behaviors....
Political Science
POSC-311
"Democracy is unthinkable save in terms of the parties." Yet, some, including the Founding Fathers, have been less sure of Schattschneide...
Political Science
POSC-359
This course provides a venue in which to explore topics in International Politics at the advanced 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-348
This course is an introduction to semiotic theory. Semiotic is the study of signs and representation....

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.