Folk Studies (FLK)
An introduction to the study of folk traditions in different contexts, focusing on the concepts of folk group, cultural relativism, fieldwork, meaning and function, and the genres of folk narrative, folksong, folk custom and traditional material culture. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).
Focuses on understanding, interpretation, and appreciation of the multicultural nature of American society. Emphasis on the varieties of cultural expression, customs and world view practiced by regional, ethnic, racial and sectarian cultures. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).