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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.

Black Studies
BLST-154
This course examines the diverse arts and visual culture of Africa....
Black Studies
BLST-212
Contrary to the expectations of many modern social theorists, race and ethnicity continue to be important elements in the lives of contemporary peo...

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-362
East Asian Studies
EAST-131
An introduction to the art and visual culture of India, China, Japan and Southeast Asia focusing on historical, religious and social issues and the...
Environmental
ENVS-291
A study of humanity's relationship with and shifting conceptions of the nonhuman world....
Environmental Studies
ENVS-101
A systematic introduction to multifaceted environmental problems facing the world today, primarily through the lenses of both the social science an...

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-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
International Studies
INTL-364
Written consent....

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-201
A comprehensive introduction to the nature of the problem of the Latin American society....
Latin Caribbean
LACS-124
This course will examine the role of race and politics in Latin America by examining concepts such as mesticagem or racial mixture and how that sha...

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.

PPE
PPE-452
Research in selected topics in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics....
PPE
PPE-452
Research in selected topics in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics....
Concentration Only
Queer Studies
QS-260
A survey of psychological and biological aspects of sexuality....
Queer Studies
QS-229
In this class we will examine and evaluate the cultural construction and representation of gender and sexuality in contemporary American mass media...

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-102
The purpose of this course is to explore personal narrative and autobiography as texts of resistance in Black women's lives....
Women Studies
WGST-452