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-313
This advanced-level class examines Art and Visual Culture since 1980, mostly in the western world, but increasingly globally after 2000....
Art History
ARTH-324
An advanced level course....

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-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Cinema
CINE-419
Designed for a limited number of students who have demonstrated significant ability in cinema production....
B.A.
Dance
DANC-451
This course, offered every fall, is designed to address the research and methodological needs of all senior dance majors and those minors choosing ...

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-234
This course will explore the historical development of African-American gospel music in the 20th Century....
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....
B.A., B.F.A.
Studio Art
ARTS-231
Students may work with any printmaking processes in which they have had experience or with the consent of instructor....
Studio Art
ARTS-451

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-400
Intensive study of a major playwright, genre, form, or context of dramatic literature; of historical, cultural, aesthetic significance of theatre p...
Theatre
THTR-399
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....