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-204
This course provides an introduction to the art, architecture, and selected patterns of urban development Rome during the High Renaissance, Manneri...
Art History
ARTH-452

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-419
Designed for a limited number of students who have demonstrated significant ability in cinema production....
Cinema
CINE-410
A production course designed for the advanced student of cinema....
B.A.
Dance
DANC-432
New and reconstructed works choreographed by faculty and guest artists in modern/postmodern dance are learned by students and rehearsed for public ...
Dance
DANC-374
Through various approaches to learning (memorizing factual information, sharing personal body-centered stories, drawing evocative and descriptive i...

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-224
An exploration of advanced topics in computer music including interactive systems, algorithmic composition, granular synthesis, and others....
Music
MUS-104
Fundamentals of written musical materials including terminology, tuning systems, notation, intervals, scales, chords, basic diatonic harmony, rhyth...
B.A., B.F.A.
Studio Art
ARTS-401
Theory and creative practice in selected areas of the visual arts....

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-175
A production workshop and directed study in which a student serves in some special capacity for a departmental theatre production....
Theatre
THTR-399
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....