Interdisciplinary Programs
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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
In this course we explore social movements as a primary means of social change....
Black Studies

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 Asian Studies
Genre fiction (sometimes called "commercial fiction") around the world has been broadly categorized as less-refined, or less literary....
Many of Earth's ecosystems are stressed and degraded as a result of human activities....
Environmental Studies
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....

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
International Studies
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Latin Caribbean
Drawing together the histories of Europe, Africa, and the Americas, this course explores the origins, development, and meanings of the new Atlantic...
Latin Caribbean
Survey of literary genres, periods and movements in Latin American from 1492 to the present....

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.

Research in selected topics in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics....
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
A survey of psychological and biological aspects of sexuality....
Queer Studies
This course focuses on (1) the role of interpersonal, social and political communication in the construction of gender expectations in American cul...
Women Studies
This course aims to make feminist sense of contemporary wars and conflicts....
Women Studies
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...

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.