Fine Arts
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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.

Art History
ARTH-201
This course is an introduction to the art and architecture of Greece and Rome....
Art History
ARTH-201
This course is an introduction to the art and architecture of Greece and Rome....

With a digital library of more than 20,000 visual resources, the Art History Department has organized access to art across centuries and civilizations around the globe.

B.A.
Cinema

The Cinema House has faculty and staff offices, a student lounge, screening room, production equipment, a Steenbeck flatbed editing room and MacPro media stations.

Cinema
CINE-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Cinema
CINE-410
A production course designed for the advanced student of cinema....
B.A.
Dance
DANC-284
This course focuses on the regular creation and presentation of assigned short movement studies that focus on principles of dance composition for t...
Dance
DANC-322
African/Diasporan Dance III focuses on African-centered forms of dance in one of many possible genres across the African Diaspora (e.g., traditiona...

The Dance Department facilities are located in the Doane Dance Building, the Mulberry House MIX Lab and the new Knapp Performance Lab. They are designed to encourage collaboration and interdisciplinarity.

B.A.

Denison has a truly impressive list of musical ensembles—Brass, Wind, Chamber, Bluegrass, Jazz, Orchestra, Concert Choir, Singer’s Theater, Latin, String, Trumpet, Flute, Guitar—the list goes on!

Music
MUS-104
Fundamentals of written musical materials including terminology, tuning systems, notation, intervals, scales, chords, basic diatonic harmony, rhyth...
Music
MUS-217
An introduction to creating music with a computer, focusing on sequencing, sampling and direct synthesis....
B.A., B.F.A.
Studio Art
ARTS-165
Special topic courses with a focus on particular aspects of studio art at the introductory level....
Studio Art
ARTS-115
Historical and contemporary approaches to painting technique will be covered in readings and discussions and by working with painting materials....

Renovated in 2009, the highly functional and inspiring Bryan Arts Center is the size of some small art schools and offers personal studio space for every studio art major in their senior year.

B.A.

The department has a fully equipped scene shop adjacent to the stage; a second shop used for welding and additional construction; and a separate electrics shop that houses an inventory of more than 175 lighting instruments.

Theatre
THTR-362
Theatre
THTR-465
The student serves as Scenic Designer for a departmental theatre production. Prerequisites: THTR 110, 210, 120. Instructor's consent....