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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-320
This course is designed to give students a comprehensive look at women in sport: past, present and future....

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-315
These classes focus intensively upon a particular aspect of communication....
Communication
COMM-126
This course is designed to initiate students into critical and intelligent debates surrounding the issue of communication and its pertinence to mas...
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-421
A study of the impact of governmental taxation and expenditures on the economy....

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-346
Independent study or seminar work on selected topics under the guidance of staff members. Prerequisite: Consent of chairperson....
Education
EDUC-249
This course explores the learning-teacher process in the elementary grades....

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-420
This lecture/laboratory course is designed to present the foundation of therapeutic modalities that are common to the area of injury/illness rehabi...
Political Science
POSC-309
This course examines the structure, strategy, and influence of federal campaigns and elections in the United States....
Political Science
POSC-213
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-350
This course provides experience in the design and implementation of field research....
Sociology & Anthropology
SA-351
This course provides experience in the design and implementation of sociocultural research....

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.