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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-439
This course is a study of the anatomical and mechanical fundamentals of human motion....

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-229
In this class we will examine and evaluate the cultural construction and representation of gender and sexuality in contemporary American mass media...
Economics
ECON-423
The new wave of globalization has brought international trade issues to the forefront of both economics and society....
Economics
ECON-101
An introduction to the study of the economic problem, the nature and method of economics, the operation of markets, and of the aggregate national e...

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-213
Students will develop a thorough and systematic understanding of the development of education and schooling in the United States....
Education
EDUC-245
This course will explore a variety of technology (emphasis on multi-media and Web 2.0 tools) so students interested in the field of education will ...

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-435
Material is presented within this class that pertains to the knowledge associated with the administration of health care settings....
Political Science
POSC-181
This course provides a venue in which to explore topics in Political Theory at the introductory level....
Political Science
POSC-384
This course focuses on transnational black political thought by considering African-descended scholars, activists, and intellectual thinkers throug...

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-212
Contrary to the expectations of many modern social theorists, race and ethnicity continue to be important elements in the lives of contemporary peo...
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-319
Ethnography of Native Americans south of the Rio Grande, with special emphasis on cultural contact, domination, and persistence....

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.