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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-399
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....

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-142
Beginning from an insider's view of how both prince and peasant saw the world around them before the encroachment of the West, this course ana...
East Asian Studies
EAST-450
Senior Project in East Asian Studies....
Environmental
ENVS-222
This course is an introduction to the concepts and uses of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) with particular application to environmental issues...
Environmental Studies
ENVS-328
This course is about the theoretical, political, and practical problems associated with environmental action....

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.

Denison announces a new major in global commerce — global commerce and trade are deeply rooted in the liberal arts.

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Denison students
CORE-301
The course explores the determination of exchange rates and global interest rates and how they can be affected by national monetary policies....
Denison student
CORE-201
This course provides a thematic introduction to global commerce, emphasizing the interrelationship of commerce and society....
International Studies
INTL-363
Written consent....
International Studies
INTL-250
A mid-level topics course that allows students to build upon concepts and theories introduced in INTL-100 and 200....

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.

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 background.

Latin Caribbean
LACS-124
This course will examine the role of race and politics in Latin America by examining concepts such as mesticagem or racial mixture and how that sha...

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.

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

PPE
PPE-451
Research in selected topics in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics....
PPE
PPE-451
Research in selected topics in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics....
Concentration Only
Queer Studies
QS-213
Through a series of drawing and printmaking projects, this studio art course seeks to explore and creatively express queer culture, aesthetics and ...

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

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.

Women Studies
WGST-220
Historically, women have played an integral role in musical traditions around the world, although the extent of their contributions has only recent...
Women Studies
WGST-220
Historically, women have played an integral role in musical traditions around the world, although the extent of their contributions has only recent...