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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-168
This course is designed to accommodate experienced lifters with the desire to learn and apply advanced training methodologies....

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-399
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Communication
COMM-307
Media Historiography introduces students to the processes of conducting historical research in communication and media studies....
Economics
ECON-149
A survey designed specifically for liberal arts students interested in Business, Economics, Law and Government....
Economics
ECON-452
Research in selected topics in Economics....

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-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.

Physical Education
PHED-438
The primary purpose of this course is to study the effects of physical activity on human physiology....
Physical Education
PHED-430
Students will study the administration of athletics, physical education and club/intramural sports....
POSC-306
This course focuses on the history of the presidency with particular attention to the origins, development, and exercise of executive powers....
POSC-328
This course is about the theoretical, political, and practical problems associated with environmental action....

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?...

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.