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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-339
This course focuses on the social, cultural and political life of the Caribbean area, especially the English- and French-speaking areas....
Black Studies
BLST-356
A study of representative samples of Black literature ranging from slave narratives to contemporary Black fiction....

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-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-450
Senior Project in East Asian Studies....
Environmental
ENVS-427
This course provides an examination of various economic issues facing business and government regarding the use of natural resources and the manage...
Environmental Studies
ENVS-215
Renewable Energy Systems provides students with a comprehensive overview of the different alternative energy systems that are in use today....

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-401
This course serves as the capstone to the Global Commerce major....
Denison student
CORE-201
This course provides a thematic introduction to global commerce, emphasizing the interrelationship of commerce and society....
International Studies
INTL-452
International Studies
INTL-400
This seminar integrates the three core courses, the four concentration courses, the off-campus experience, the language training, and the other maj...

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-199
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Latin Caribbean
LACS-451

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-451
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-315
This course examines various ways of understanding gender by looking at a variety of feminist theories....
Queer Studies
QS-240
This is a special topics course originating in the Dance Department....

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-396
This course focuses on histories of women around the world since the eighteenth century in order to examine the various ways in which women have st...
Women Studies
WGST-265
This class explores Black women's leadership orientations in organizations....