A degree in folklore prepares you for many paths. Your knowledge of cultural dynamics and cultural diversity, along with skills in interviewing, ethnographic description and cultural interpretation, are excellent grounding for careers in a wide range of fields. Students who have graduated with Folklore degrees have gone on to work in fields such as marketing, tourism, journalism, and museum curation.
Studying folklore prepares you for graduate work in any of the humanities and social sciences as well as for professional degrees in education, social work or library science or a career in busines. Those who wish to pursue an academic career may complete graduate degrees in folklore or they may combine their undergraduate folklore studies with graduate degrees in another discipine, both of which prepare them for positions in a variety of academic departments (e.g. English, Anthropology or Music) or interdisciplinary programs (e.g. Gender Studies or Canadian or American Studies).
The undergraduate programs in Folklore are:
- Major in Folklore
- Minor in Folklore
- Joint Major in Folklore
- Honours Degree in Folklore
- Joint Honours Degree in Folklore and Another Major Discipline
If you have questions about undergraduate programs in Folklore, contact Undergraduate Studies Administrator, Dr. Daniel Peretti firstname.lastname@example.org.