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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-255
A study of the literature of various ethnic, racial and regional groups of the United States....
Black Studies
BLST-320
This course is an examination of the historical, ethnic and socio-cultural diversity of sub-Saharan Africa societies....

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-105
A historical and thematic survey of the Buddhist tradition from the time of Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, until the present....
East Asian Studies
EAST-199
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Environmental
ENVS-284
This course examines a variety of local environmental planning processes and issues, focusing primarily on the communities surrounding Denison (Gra...
Environmental Studies
ENVS-101
A systematic introduction to multifaceted environmental problems facing the world today, primarily through the lenses of both the social science an...

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-201
This course provides a thematic introduction to global commerce, emphasizing the interrelationship of commerce and society....
Denison student
CORE-401
This course serves as the capstone to the Global Commerce major....
International Studies
INTL-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
International Studies
INTL-451

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-452
Latin Caribbean
LACS-452

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-452
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-349
One of the primary ways that social power and control are exercised is through the establishment and enforcement of "norms": gender norms...
Queer Studies
QS-236
This is a special topics course originating in the Communication 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-313
In this seminar we explore the ways in which race, ethnicity, social class and sexuality shape family/kinship structures in and beyond the contempo...