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
AHVC-201
This course is an introduction to the art and architecture of Greece and Rome....
Art History
AHVC-232
This course is an introduction to Chinese visual culture from prehistoric times through the Mao era....

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-452
B.A.
Dance
DANC-386
This course functions like a performance course, reconstructing dance movement from a score for inclusion in a public performance....
Dance
DANC-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....

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-113
As seen through the eyes of men and women who composed, performed, taught and patronized the instrument, this course surveys the major works for th...
Music
MUS-224
An exploration of advanced topics in computer music including interactive systems, algorithmic composition, granular synthesis, and others....
B.A., B.F.A.
Studio Art
ARTS-240
In installation art the space is considered like the blank sheet of paper of a drawing....
Studio Art
ARTS-341
Prerequisite: ARTS 241-242....

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-320
A study of the basic theories and practices of theatrical lighting design and the role and function of the lighting designer....
Theatre
THTR-495
This course will explore a variety of specialtopics in the Theatre Arts....