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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-337
This course explores the history of the ideology of Black Power and its various dimensions and incarnations from its origins in the early 20th cent...
Black Studies
BLST-246
This course provides a venue in which to explore chosen topics in Black Studies at the intermediate level....

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-199
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
East Asian Studies
EAST-450
Senior Project in East Asian Studies....
Environmental
ENVS-196
What is environmentalism? How is environmentalism practiced in the developed First World (the North) and the developing Third World (the South)?...
Environmental Studies
ENVS-222
This course is an introduction to the concepts and uses of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) with particular application to environmental issues...

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-250
A mid-level topics course that allows students to build upon concepts and theories introduced in INTL-100 and 200....
International Studies
INTL-201
The required mid-level course is for all International Studies majors....
Latin Caribbean
LACS-200
Studies in Latin American and Caribbean Studies....

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-451
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-280
This is a special topics course originating in the Religion Department....
Women Studies
WMST-210
This course compares and evaluates a variety of theories which attempt to explain the origins, persistence and effects of gender in American societ...
Women Studies
WMST-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....

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.