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-324
An advanced level course....
Art History
ARTH-333
This advanced-level course examines the complicated relationship between art and politics in China through key debates and developments in Chinese ...

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
Cinema
CINE-362
B.A.
Dance
DANC-285
This course engages characteristics and values of African movement to investigate compositional structure....
Dance
DANC-210
Seminar in Production focuses on many aspects of dance concert production....

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-226
This course will be devoted to a study of the work of the three principal composers of the classical era: Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven (early works...
Music
MUS-204
A survey of approaches to the formal analysis of music including the approaches of Rameau, Schenker, Forte and others. Prerequisite: 105....
B.A., B.F.A.
Studio Art
ARTS-341
Prerequisite: ARTS 241-242....
Studio Art
ARTS-217
A continuation of ARTS 117. Attention will be placed on generating, evolving and completing a cohesive body of digital photographic work....

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-452
Senior standing and consent from the instructor....
Theatre
THTR-399
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....