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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-102
The purpose of this course is to explore personal narrative and autobiography as texts of resistance in Black women's lives....

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-273
This course uses film and modern literature to consider responses to political, economic, and sociological changes in Japanese society over the cou...
East Asian Studies
EAST-409
This seminar examines the nature of information flows within and between nations, the issues raised by such communication, and the institutions inv...
Environmental
ENVS-361
Environmental Studies
ENVS-215
Renewable Energy Systems provides students with a comprehensive overview of the different alternative energy systems that are in use today....

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-401
This course serves as the capstone to the Global Commerce major....
Denison student
CORE-201
This course provides a thematic introduction to global commerce, emphasizing the interrelationship of commerce and society....
International Studies
INTL-364
Written consent....
International Studies
INTL-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....

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-325
Survey of literary genres, periods and movements in Latin American from 1492 to the present....

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-451
Research in selected topics in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics....
PPE
PPE-451
Research in selected topics in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics....
Concentration Only
Queer Studies
QS-416
This course will focus on the market and nonmarket contributions of women to the U.S. economy....

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-162
This course is for women to learn basic self-defense techniques to prevent sexual assault....
Women Studies
WGST-350
This course may satisfy one of the distribution requirements within the major, as appropriate. Prerequisite WGST 101....