College: College of Liberal Arts & CommunicationDepartment: English and Philosophy
Folklorists focus on a broad spectrum of social expression, examining the forms and ways of living through which communities shape their reality. Those forms include language, work, food, play, dance, song, gestures, beliefs, and so forth. Folklore tends to focus on those cultural forms that permeate the everyday, which are passed from generation to generation, usually orally, with no one author or creator.
Please consult with your advisor if you plan on pursuing a minor in Folklore Studies.
Curriculum and minor requirements can be found in the most current Undergraduate Bulletin.