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-302
This course is an advanced investigation of art and architectural developments in the Latin West and Byzantine East during the medieval period....
Art History
ARTH-131
An introduction to the art and visual culture of India, China, Japan and Southeast Asia focusing on historical, religious and social issues and the...

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
Cinema
CINE-399
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
B.A.
Dance
DANC-442
New and reconstructed works choreographed by faculty and guest artists in ballet are learned by students and rehearsed for public performance....
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-339
This class explores a diversity of movements within rock music from the 1950s through the present. Central to this class is the music itself....
Music
MUS-243
Special Topics in Music Composition is a course offering that deals with the creative aspects of music composition....
B.A., B.F.A.
Studio Art
ARTS-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Studio Art
ARTS-400
Studio, B.A., B.F.A....

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-110
An introduction to the vocabulary and process of Scenic, Lighting, Costume, Sound, and Makeup Designers....
Theatre
THTR-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....