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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-315
This course will explore the scientific principles, concepts and theories of strength training and conditioning....
Athletic Training
PHED-435
Material is presented within this class that pertains to the knowledge associated with the administration of health care settings....

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-255
This course explores how we perceive and interpret the images and visual texts that we encounter....
Communication
COMM-451
Economics
ECON-425
This course examines the roles that various racial and ethnic groups have played in the development of the U.S. economy....
Economics
ECON-427
This course provides an examination of various economic issues facing business and government regarding the use of natural resources and the manage...

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-199
A general category used only for the evaluation of transfer credit....

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-430
Students will study the administration of athletics, physical education and club/intramural sports....
Physical Education
PHED-350
This course provides the opportunity to gain practical experience working in various professional settings in the field of Physical Education....
POSC-364
Written consent....
POSC-339
This course provides a venue in which to explore topics in Comparative Politics at the advanced level....

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-199
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
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.