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-399
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Art History
ARTH-212
An introduction to American Art and Visual Culture of the American colonies and the United States from the Early-Colonial Period to the beginning o...

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-452
B.A.

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-239
This class explores a diversity of movements within rock music from the 1950s through the present. Central to this class is the music itself....
Music
MUS-343
Special Topics in Music Composition is a course offering that deals with the creative aspects of music composition....
B.A., B.F.A.
Studio Art
ARTS-117
The photographic philosophy and digital process will be approached from historical and contemporary viewpoints with problems in light, form, textur...
Studio Art
ARTS-141
This course is an introductory course into sculpture....

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-360
Intensive work on a specific acting problem. The subject will vary from year to year....
Theatre
THTR-455
The student serves as Director for a departmental theatre production. Prerequisites: THTR 100, 110, 270, 280, one Acting Class....