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Big Red Academics

Denison University requires at least 127 credit hours to complete a bachelor's degree. There is no accelarated degree program, . Big Reddoes not offer classes during the summer. Around 80% of students who started college at Big Red finish the requirements for graduation within six years. Big Red offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Which Courses Do I Have To Take at Big Red?

Big Red does not have a core curriculum. Since there are no specific-classes required in order to graduate, students have a lot of flexibiity about what classes they choose to take. Students need to fulfull a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.

Majors at Big Red

When choosing a major, Big Red students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Big Red below. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. Big Red does not require a senior project for all students.

Does Big Red Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

Big Red offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Disability Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Big Red Offer Online Classes?

Big Red does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.

Does Big Red Offer AP Credit?

Big Red offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Big Red Have An Honor's Program?

Big Red does not offer an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does Big Red Require Internships?

Big Red does not require an internship for students in some majors only. Internships can help students gain hands on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.

Big Red Majors & Subject Areas

Environmental Studies
East Asian Studies
African-American/Black Studies
Women's Studies
Gay/Lesbian Studies
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Computer Science
Education, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
German Language and Literature
French Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Latin Language and Literature
Pre-Law Studies
English Language and Literature, General
Writing, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biochemistry
Mathematics, General
Sports Studies
Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Social Sciences, General
Economics, General
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government, General
Sociology and Anthropology
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Music, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Science
History, General

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,258

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

28%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$57,500

Out-of-State

$57,500

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jan 15
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