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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-162
This course is for women to learn basic self-defense techniques to prevent sexual assault....

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-451
Communication
COMM-221
This course explores the communication processes in and around social, organizational and political groups....
Economics
ECON-419
This course is specifically designed to be a stepping stone to graduate school....
Economics
ECON-412
The current context of globalization and regionalization is characterized by various patterns of development; most developing countries have been i...

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-421
Students will build upon knowledge and understanding of selected topics developed in previous coursework in education, develop the skills required ...
Education
EDUC-421
Students will build upon knowledge and understanding of selected topics developed in previous coursework in education, develop the skills required ...
Physical Education
PHED-166
This is a basic level self-defense course in which students will learn the fundamental kicking and punching skills of Taekwondo....
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...

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-451
Written consent....
Political Science
POSC-347
The purpose of this course is to acquaint students with the political history, international significance, and the dimensions of political life in ...
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-347
Using theoretical approaches and methodological tools from sociology and anthropology, this course explores the nature of social power and its dist...
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-342
This course is a critical and inter-disciplinary examination of the role and consequences of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the developme...

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.