Academic Journey

Your Academic Journey

At Denison, students have to step up—there’s no hiding in the back of a 300-seat lecture hall, no anonymity, no flying under the radar. They matter as individuals, and they are prepared for lives of consequence by the best faculty—professors who know their stuff, know their students’ names, and know how to inspire great things.

Humanities

Humanities

The humanities are comprised of academic disciplines that study the human experience from the perspective of people everywhere in the world, during every period of history.

Fine Arts

Fine Arts

Denison sees art as a bridge to all other areas of study and research. Our art program emphasizes art-making as a means to think about not only oneself, but one’s relationship to the world of ideas from multiple perspectives.

Natural Sciences

Natural Sciences

The science division at Denison promotes scientific literacy for all students to prepare them to become more effective critical consumers of scientific information.

Social Sciences

Social Sciences

Denison advances the scientific study of human society and social relationships of individual members within society through it's engaging and comprehensive Social Science curriculum.

Interdisciplinary Programs

Interdisciplinary

Denison's interdisciplinary courses engage students in topics of study that span across traditional divisional structures to provide a comprehensive learning experience.

Pre-Professional Programs

Denison's commitment to the liberal arts, the strength of our pre-professional advising, and the success of our graduates have made Denison well-known by professional schools ranging from medicine and business to law and engineering.

Pre-Law Pre-Med & Pre-Health Pre-Business Pre-Engineering Pre-Environmental Management & Pre-Forestry Pre-Occupational Therapy

Special Opportunities

Denison’s curriculum balances breadth with depth, building academic specialization upon a liberal arts foundation. While our students pursue specialized learning in their chosen majors, they also develop the framework for an integrated intellectual life, spiritually and morally informed, with an emphasis on global perspective and civic engagement.

Denison Seminars Writing Program Student Research Off-Campus Study First-Year Program John W. Alford Center for Service Learning Richard G. Lugar Program in Politics & Service Liberal Arts & Entrepreneurship Education Oak Ridge Science Semester Gilpatrick House Language & Culture House

Academic Support & Resources

Academic Support regularly offers programs and services designed to help students improve their overall academic performance and ultimately assist students in achieving excellence.

Advising, Tutoring & Support Library Technology Services Life After Denison

Whether you’re looking for a course registration deadline, the bookstore’s hours, or information for new faculty members, here are some good resources.

Registrar Provost's Office Denison Museum Bookstore