Interdisciplinary Programs
Your Academic Journey

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

Black Studies
A study of representative samples of Black literature ranging from slave narratives to contemporary Black fiction....
Black Studies
Historical and contemporary African-American women's literature grounds an inquiry into black women's literary and intellectual tradition...

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
Japan's military occupation of most of Pacific Asia halted with Japan's unconditional surrender in 1945....
East Asian Studies
Classical China left two legacies of lasting importance: a political system that maintained the same tradition for the next two thousand years, and...
A study of humanity's relationship with and shifting conceptions of the nonhuman world....
Environmental Studies
This course provides students with an opportunity to investigate particular environmental issues from diverse perspectives within the discipline....

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
Written consent....
International Studies
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Latin Caribbean
Latin Caribbean

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.

Research in selected topics in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics....
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
Through a series of drawing and printmaking projects, this studio art course seeks to explore and creatively express queer culture, aesthetics and ...
Women Studies
This topics seminar is cross-listed with a course in the Social Sciences and satisfies the social science distribution requirement for the Women�...
Women Studies
An interdisciplinary course designed to introduce students to historical and theoretical treatments of topics such as the essentialism vs....

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.