Fine Arts
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Fine Arts

Denison sees art as a bridge to all other areas of study and research. Our art program emphasizes art-making as a means to think about not only oneself, but one’s relationship to the world of ideas from multiple perspectives.

Art History
ARTH-408
In this required course, senior majors will research and prepare the senior thesis....
Art History
ARTH-451

With a digital library of more than 20,000 visual resources, the Art History Department has organized access to art across centuries and civilizations around the globe.

B.A.
Cinema

The Cinema House has faculty and staff offices, a student lounge, screening room, production equipment, a Steenbeck flatbed editing room and MacPro media stations.

Cinema
CINE-407
These seminars vary from year-to-year, and offer junior and senior cinema students intensive inquiry into specific cinematic production topics....
Cinema
CINE-408
These seminars vary from year-to-year, and offer junior and senior cinema students intensive inquiry into specialized topics in film studies....
B.A.
Dance
DANC-432
New and reconstructed works choreographed by faculty and guest artists in modern/postmodern dance are learned by students and rehearsed for public ...

The Dance Department facilities are located in the Doane Dance Building, the Mulberry House MIX Lab and the new Knapp Performance Lab. They are designed to encourage collaboration and interdisciplinarity.

B.A.

Denison has a truly impressive list of musical ensembles—Brass, Wind, Chamber, Bluegrass, Jazz, Orchestra, Concert Choir, Singer’s Theater, Latin, String, Trumpet, Flute, Guitar—the list goes on!

Music
MUS-314
A survey of music-making in America from the colonial period to the present, including early American sacred, patriotic, and political music; music...
B.A., B.F.A.
Studio Art
ARTS-121
A broad introduction to all ceramics potential. Clay working in sculptural as well as vessel-oriented directions....
Studio Art
ARTS-199
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....

Renovated in 2009, the highly functional and inspiring Bryan Arts Center is the size of some small art schools and offers personal studio space for every studio art major in their senior year.

B.A.

The department has a fully equipped scene shop adjacent to the stage; a second shop used for welding and additional construction; and a separate electrics shop that houses an inventory of more than 175 lighting instruments.

Theatre
THTR-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Theatre
THTR-450
The student serves as an Actor for a departmental theatre production. Prerequisites: three of the following courses: THTR 230, 330, 240, 250, 360....