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Interdisciplinary

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

Black Studies
BLST-333
This seminar will examine the struggle for African-American equality from the 1930s to 1970....
Black Studies
BLST-384
This course critically examines the history of the social construction of race and ethnicity in Latin America....

The Black Studies Program is designed to investigate the Black experience in the U.S., Africa and the Caribbean, drawing on the expertise of faculty members across academic disciplines.

Rising seniors and below may apply for summer research grants focused on the East Asian region. The research is guided by a faculty member and culminates in a project and a presentation.

East Asian Studies
EAST-141
The civilization of China, Japan and Korea from classical times to 1600 C.E....
East Asian Studies
EAST-239
Genre fiction (sometimes called "commercial fiction") around the world has been broadly categorized as less-refined, or less literary....
Environmental
ENVS-223
This course is intended to give the student experience with advanced GIS applications....
Environmental Studies
ENVS-427
This course provides an examination of various economic issues facing business and government regarding the use of natural resources and the manage...

The biological reserve, established by the Board of Trustees in 1966, encompasses 350 acres in three contiguous sections that are within easy walking distance of the campus.

Each February, the International Studies Program holds a Human Rights Film Festival. The 2013 films included Putin’s Kiss, Bidder 70, Call Me Kuchu, and Words of Witness.

International Studies
INTL-200
The required mid-level course for all International Studies majors....
International Studies
INTL-201
The required mid-level course is for all International Studies majors....
Latin Caribbean
LACS-201
A comprehensive introduction to the nature of the problem of the Latin American society....

In Latin American & Caribbean Studies, students explore, analyze, discuss, read and write about a variety of themes directly related to Latin America. This in turn encourages students to reflect on their own cultural...

Org Studies students develop an understanding of the human condition and the complex nature of systems and institutions, as well as the capacity for analysis that moves beyond simplistic solutions.

Organizational Studies

Download the Organizational Studies Application and Recommendation form for entry into the program.

Summer Session features the participation of exceptional Denison alumni, and focuses on the application of organizational skills. Students learn to interpret the problems faced by organizations in private and public sectors.

PPE
PPE-452
Research in selected topics in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics....
PPE
PPE-451
Research in selected topics in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics....

Philosophy, Politics and Economics is an interdisciplinary program designed around the historical, methodological and theoretical connections between philosophy, politics and economics.

Concentration Only

Queer Studies examines the cultural, social and political implications of sexuality and gender from the perspective of those marginalized by the dominant sexual ethos.

Queer Studies
QS-236
This is a special topics course originating in the Communication Department....
Queer Studies
QS-311
This course examines various ways of understanding gender by looking at a variety of feminist theories....
Women Studies
WMST-251
This topics seminar is cross-listed with a course in the Humanities and satisfies the humanities distribution requirement for the Women's Stud...
Women Studies
WMST-451

With the support of the Laura C. Harris endowment, the Women’s Studies Program has hosted internationally renowned scholars such as bell hooks, Cynthia Enloe, Carol Cohn and Spike Peterson.