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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.

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-206
Through close analysis of some of the most important recurrent themes, this course will examine how the Chinese and Japanese literary traditions re...
East Asian Studies
EAST-408
In this required course, senior majors will research and prepare the senior thesis....
Environmental
ENVS-334
This course will expose student to the purposes and methods associated with sustainable agriculture....
Environmental Studies
ENVS-256
Every human being has an intimate relationship with food, often with deep emotional facets. Yet we in the U.S....

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
INTL-361
Directed studies are undertaken at the initiative of the student and may involve any topic acceptable to the student and an instructor....
International Studies
INTL-250
A mid-level topics course that allows students to build upon concepts and theories introduced in INTL-100 and 200....
Latin Caribbean
LACS-451
Latin Caribbean
LACS-230
An introduction to the study of Hispanic cultures, both Peninsular and Latin American; this course presents the basic context of the customs, belie...

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.

PPE
POSC-355
This course introduces the theory and practice of international political economy....
PPE
POSC-491
Senior Seminar is a required part of the political science major and is offered only in the fall semester....

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
QS-315
This course examines various ways of understanding gender by looking at a variety of feminist theories....
Queer Studies
QS-301
This course reviews psychological research and theories on women....
Women Studies
WMST-451

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.