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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-161
Students will learn and practice the principles of progressive resistance exercise, with an emphasis on safety factors; warm-up and stretching; sel...
Athletic Training
PHED-315
This course will explore the scientific principles, concepts and theories of strength training and conditioning....

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-221
This course explores the communication processes in and around social, organizational and political groups....
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-404
Throughout the history of market economies, financial markets have periodically experienced rapid changes in the prices of financial assets, i.e., ...
Economics
ECON-199
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....

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-345
Independent study or seminar work on selected topics under the guidance of staff members. Prerequisite: Consent of chairperson....
Education
EDUC-362

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.

POSC-355
This course introduces the theory and practice of international political economy....
POSC-353
In this course we will seek to understand the motives and objectives of Russian foreign and military policies....

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-319
Ethnography of Native Americans south of the Rio Grande, with special emphasis on cultural contact, domination, and persistence....
SA-460
An integrative course designed to be a culmination of students' work in the major....

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.