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2019-2020 University Catalog 
2019-2020 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

CRIT 323 Folklore and Folk Art

3 credits 45.0 hours
300 level undergraduate course

Folklore is considered the artistic communication of small groups or subcultures.. Each student will choose a subculture and an art genre of an existing nearby community to study. Classes involve the development of interviewing skills, documentary methods, and an understanding of the history of folkloristics. Students will learn about people’s lives through their songs, tales, movements, and material culture, enriching our discussion about what it means to make art.

Prerequisites COMP*102, COMP*102D, COMP*102E, COMP*112, or COMP*112H

This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course can fulfill a critical studies elective or general elective requirement.