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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-237
The course examines the sociocultural bases of both Western and non-Western medical and psychiatric systems....
Black Studies
BLST-172
This course examines myths about Africa, the history of colonialism on the continent in the 19th and 20th centuries, the rise of primary resistance...

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.

Data Analytics
DA-350
This course is designed to develop students' understanding of the cutting edge methods and algorithms of data analytics and how they can be...
Data Analytics
DA-101
Many of the most pressing problems in the world can be addressed with data....
Data Analytics
DA-301
Utilizing Denison as a model of society, this practicum set in a seminar will explore questions of collective import through the analysis of ne...

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-409
This seminar examines the nature of information flows within and between nations, the issues raised by such communication, and the institutions inv...
East Asian Studies
EAST-240
Environmental
ENVS-102
This course provides an introduction to the biogeochemical aspects of environmental problems....
Environmental Studies
ENVS-334
This course will expose student to the purposes and methods associated with sustainable agriculture....

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-301
The course explores the determination of exchange rates and global interest rates and how they can be affected by national monetary policies....
International Studies
INTL-201
The required mid-level course is for all International Studies majors....
International Studies
INTL-201
The required mid-level course is for all International Studies majors....

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-325
Survey of literary genres, periods and movements in Latin American from 1492 to the present....
Latin Caribbean
LACS-220
Reading and discussion of literary works from the Spanish-speaking world....

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.

The Political Science curriculum explores political theory around the world through courses ranging from the U.S. Congress to courses on Russia or Terrorism to politics of developing nations, human rights or the global environment.

Denison's Department of Economics is ranked among the nation's top economics programs. The curriculum focuses on developing understanding of the institutional, analytic and empirical framework within economic decision-making.

Concentration Only
Queer Studies
QS-108
This course introduces students to the many conflicted attitudes and images around men, women, and sexuality found in the Bible, from the very diff...

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-311
This course examines various ways of understanding gender by looking at a variety of feminist theories....