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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-202
The purpose of this course is to train instructor candidates to teach water safety, including the Basic Water Rescue and Personal Water Safety cour...

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-328
Communication Law examines the constitutional and statutory principles associated with the First Amendment issues of free speech and free press....
Economics
ECON-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Economics
ECON-401
A critical inquiry into the methodological and ideological foundations of modern economics through the study of development of economic thought fro...

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-399
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Education
EDUC-452

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-160
This course will provide the students with exposure to various means by which to become aerobically fit....
POSC-213
This class should be taken immediately after you complete POSC 201, Analyzing Politics in your sophomore year....
POSC-110
Is democracy workable in the United States?...

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-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.