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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-362
Athletic Training
PHED-441
This lecture/laboratory course provides an opportunity for students to comprehend and master the techniques by which orthopedic injuries and common...

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-350
This course allows students to explore the planning, reporting, and writing of in-depth news stories....
Communication
COMM-311
This course explores the intersection between communication ethics and political communication in the context of democratic pluralism....
Economics
ECON-412
The current context of globalization and regionalization is characterized by various patterns of development; most developing countries have been i...
Economics
ECON-362

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-280
The student may request to apprentice in a local school, social service agency, or non-profit organization with a teacher or other supervisor....
Education
EDUC-362

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-100
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Physical Education
PHED-438
The primary purpose of this course is to study the effects of physical activity on human physiology....
Political Science
POSC-452
Written consent....
Political Science
POSC-121
This course provides a venue in which to explore topics in Comparative Politics at the introductory 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-248
This course begins with a question: Does the poetic and literary imagination transcend its particular cultural context?...
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.