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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-320
This course is designed to give students a comprehensive look at women in sport: past, present and future....
Athletic Training
PHED-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....

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-406
This course focuses on the historical rhetorics of discontent and transformation....
Communication
COMM-403
This seminar takes a historical and critical approach to understand the role communication plays in creating various cultural experiences....
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-202
Economic growth is traditionally perceived as the solution to the socio-economic ills of poverty, unemployment and more generally underdevelopment....

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-245
This course will explore a variety of technology (emphasis on multi-media and Web 2.0 tools) so students interested in the field of education will ...

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....
Political Science
POSC-213
This class should be taken immediately after you complete POSC 201, Analyzing Politics in your sophomore year....
Political Science
POSC-102
This course will lay the foundation for better understanding of contemporary American government and politics in the college coursework of our stud...

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-320
This course is an examination of the historical, ethnic and socio-cultural diversity of sub-Saharan Africa societies....

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.