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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-133
Learn, understand and execute the rules and techniques of Badminton. (Offered fall and spring semester)...
Athletic Training
PHED-151
For players on every level. Students will learn basic skills, rules and strategy and apply them during game situations. (Offered spring semester)...

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-333
The world of communication continues to change rapidly, and with it, the cultural landscape....
Communication
COMM-399
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Economics
ECON-307
An essential activity in any science is the systematic testing of theory against fact. Economics is no exception....
Economics
ECON-440
Open to advanced students with the consent of the instructor....

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-452
Education
EDUC-361
Physical Education
PHED-429
This course will examine the historical foundations of physical education, health and athletics through a study of the development of each area fro...
Physical Education
PHED-161
Students will learn and practice the principles of progressive resistance exercise, with an emphasis on safety factors; warm-up and stretching; sel...

The $38.5 million renovation and expansion of the Mitchell Center in 2013 is highlighted by the Trumbull Aquatics Center and the Crown Fitness Center, as well as new classrooms and gathering areas.

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.

Political Science
POSC-322
This course focuses on contemporary Russian politics....
Political Science
POSC-101
This course provides a venue in which to explore topics in American Politics at the introductory level....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-217
This course investigates the relationship between religion and society, and the social dimension of religious truth-claims....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-331
This course examines the relationship between individuals, their society and culture....

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.