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Students who declare a major in Folklore should have completed Folklore 1000 (or 2000); it is recommended that students intending to major in Folklore take Folklore 2100 as early in their programs as possible.
A student registered to major in Folklore must take a minimum of 36 credit hours in courses as follows:

1) Eighteen required credit hours: 1000 (or 2000), 2100, 2300, 2401, 2500, 4470
2) Six credit hours from Group A - Folk Literature Genres: 3100, 3200, 3250, 3300, 3450, 3612, 3618
3) Six credit hours from Group B - Folklife Genres: 3001, 3350, 3591, 3606, 3619, 3650, 3700, 3713, 3820, 3830, 3850, 3860, 3870, 4460
4) Six credit hours from Group C - Topics, not more than 3 of which can be taken from courses at the 1000 level: 1050, 1060, 2230, 2700, 3350, 3360, 3460, 3591, 3601, 3602, 3603, 3611, 3613, 3614, 3615, 3618, 3700, 3714, 3800, 3900, 3910, 3920, 3930, 3940, 3950, 4015, 4100, 4300, 4310, 4320, 4350, 4360, 4370, 4400, 4410, 4420, 4440, 4480, 4601, 4702, 4810

REQUIRED COURSES (18 credit hours)
1000 (or 2000): Introduction to Folklore
2100: Folklore Research Methods
2300: Newfoundland and Labrador Folklore
2401: Folklife Studies
2500: Oral Literature
4470: Spaces and Places

GROUP A - FOLK LITERATURE GENRES (6 credit hours)
3100: Folktale
3200: Music, Song and Tradition
3250: Ballad
3300: Folk Drama
3450: Language and Play
3612: Urban Legend
3618: Jazz and Blues (Also in Group C)

GROUP B - FOLKLIFE GENRES (6 credit hours)
3001: Art, Architecture and Medieval Life
3350: Folklore of the Body (Also in Group C)
3591: Collections Management (Also in Group C)
3606: Folklore and the Supernatural
3619: Traditional Health Systems (S.T.)
3650: Artifacts of Colonial America
3700: Museums and Historic Sites (Also in Group C)
3713: A History of English Architecture I: Roman to Medieval (S.T.)
3820: Folk Custom
3830: Foodways
3850: Material Culture
3860: Vernacular Architecture
3870: An Introduction to the History of Western Architecture Since the Renaissance
4460: Folk Religion

GROUP C - TOPICS (6 credit hours) No more than 3 from courses at the 1000 level
1050: Folklore Studies
1060: Folklore and Culture
2230: Newfoundland Society and Culture
2700: Ethnography of the University
3350: Folklore of the Body (Also in Group B)
3360: Sex/Folklore/Power
3460: Folklore and Literature
3591: Collections Management (Also in Group B)
3601: English Material Culture (S.T.)
3602: English Architecture & Art (S.T.)
3603: East Anglia Vernacular Architecture (S.T.)
3611: Ritual, Spectacle & The Body (S.T.)
3613: English Museums & Historic Sites (S.T.)
3614: Traditional Music in Ireland (S.T.)
3615: Irish Culture in Canada (S.T.)
3618: Jazz and Blues (Also in Group A)
3700: Museums and Historic Sites (Also in Group B)
3714: A History of English Architecture II: Early Modern to Postmodern (S.T.
3800: Fieldwork in Vernacular Architecture: Drawings and Photography
3900: Newfoundland Vernacular Furnishings
3910: Occupational Folklife
3920: Folklore and Education
3930: Folklore and Popular Culture
3940: Folklore in Medieval Society
3950: Women and Traditional Culture
4015: Cultural Resource Management
4100: History and Memory
4300: Folklore of Canada
4310: Studies in Newfoundland Folklore
4320: Folklore of the U.S.
4350: Folklore of the British Isles
4360: Traditional Culture of Scotland
4370: Culture and Traditions of Ireland
4400: Traditional Culture of French-Newfoundlanders
4410: Folklore of France
4420: French Folklore in the New World
4440: Music and Culture
4480: Oral History
4601: Special Research in Folklore: Heritage Resources (S.T.)
4702: Field Studies (S.T.)
4810: Documents Management

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