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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-171
This class is designed for the student who wants to prepare for an endurance race. Students learn how to train properly and effectively....
Athletic Training
PHED-131
This class will involve the three sports of tennis, racquetball and squash....

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-362
Communication
COMM-211
This course will help students discover how to better recognize ethical questions when they stumble across them and to explore how, when we do, we ...
Economics
ECON-412
The current context of globalization and regionalization is characterized by various patterns of development; most developing countries have been i...
Economics
ECON-426
This course will introduce, develop and analyze the types of and importance of the linkage between the regional economics and their urban subsystem...

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-330
In this seminar students will examine gay and lesbian issues in what is, arguably, the most central social institution in American culture....
Education
EDUC-270
This course is designed to extend students' understanding of the discipline of teaching and provide in-depth practice of strategies introduced...

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-325
This course will explore the theoretical and empirical research pertaining to the psychological determinants of athletic performance....
Political Science
POSC-140
This course provides an introduction to both the language used to describe international politics and the ways relationships between actors on the ...
Political Science
POSC-225
This class should be taken immediately after you complete POSC 201, Analyzing Politics in your sophomore year....

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-399
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....

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.