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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-160
This course will provide the students with exposure to various means by which to become aerobically fit....
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...

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-403
This seminar takes a historical and critical approach to understand the role communication plays in creating various cultural experiences....
Communication
COMM-199
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Economics
ECON-361
Economics
ECON-201
Various theories of economic justice will be examined to ask questions like: What are fair distributions of income and wealth?...

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-250
This course explores the learning-teaching process in middle and high school environments....
Education
EDUC-312
The purpose of this course is to explore reading and writing in schools, communities, and families....

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-204
An in-depth study of the organization and function of anatomical structures within the human body....
Political Science
POSC-344
The founding of public international organizations represent an attempt to bring order to an unruly international system....
Political Science
POSC-451
Written consent....

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-224
This course examines the topics of human origins, human nature, evolution, and prehistory, emphasizing the interplay between biological and sociocu...
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-316
Analyses of central theoretical questions in sociology/anthropology....

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.