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2016-2017 University Catalog 
2016-2017 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

SOCI 223 Folklore

Division of Liberal Arts

3 credits 45.0 hours
200 level undergraduate course

Folklore is considered the artistic communication of small groups of subcultures. This course emphasizes urban folklore. Each student chooses a subculture and an art genre of an existing community to study. Classes involve the development of interviewing skills, documenting methods, and an understanding of the history of folklore study. Students learn about people’s lives through their songs, tales, movements, and material culture.

Prerequisites FYWT*101 or FYWT*112

This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course can fulfill a liberal arts elective or free elective requirement.