Program Structure

CBU offers a minor, concentration, or major in Folklore within the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Arts Community Studies degree program with the following options:

  • 3 year General Degree
  • 4 year Major Degree
  • Double Major
  • Area Major
  • Minor
  • Certificate in Heritage Studies

Students majoring in Folklore take preparatory courses in the discipline, introducing students to fundamental concepts, issues, and methods in the discipline of Folklore. Students have opportunities to conduct their own fieldwork projects, engaging with ethical issues while developing skills in interviewing, observation, archival and library research, analysis, and synthesis in writing.

Traditional Music

Students may be especially interested in pairing their folklore major with a minor in traditional music. Many of CBU’s music courses can also be counted towards the folklore major.

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