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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-235
An introductory study of the Black experience in America, this course will survey the field by examining in series, the various social institutions...

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-240
East Asian Studies
EAST-362
Environmental
ENVS-101
A systematic introduction to multifaceted environmental problems facing the world today, primarily through the lenses of both the social science an...
Environmental Studies
ENVS-225
An examination of the relationship between the environment and psychological processes....

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-452
International Studies
INTL-452
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...
Latin Caribbean
LACS-201
A comprehensive introduction to the nature of the problem of the Latin American society....

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
PPE-452
Research in selected topics in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics....
PPE
PPE-451
Research in selected topics in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics....

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-416
This course will focus on the market and nonmarket contributions of women to the U.S. economy....
Queer Studies
QS-201
An interdisciplinary course designed to introduce students to historical and theoretical treatments of topics such as the essentialism vs....
Women Studies
WMST-276
This course aims to make feminist sense of contemporary wars and conflicts....
Women Studies
WMST-383
This course critically examines gender and sexuality in Latin America....

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.