Folklore M.A.

Folklore M.A.

The M.A. in Folklore requires a minimum of 30 graduate credit hours, including 24 credit hours of coursework (8 courses) within the department. Reading proficiency in one foreign language is required. You must complete an exam, project, or thesis.

  • F512 Survey of Folklore
  • F516 Folklore Theory in Practice
  • F517 History of Folklore Study or F525 Readings in Ethnography
  • F523 Fieldwork in Folklore
  • Three additional approved courses in the department that fall in the Form, Area, or Theory categories (one course for each category)

*One approved Ethnomusicology course, which must be selected from the following list:

  • E522 Study of Ethnomusicology
  • E525 Readings in Ethnography
  • E533 Applied Ethnomusicology
  • E714 Paradigms of Ethnomusicology
  • E740 History of Ideas in Ethnomusicology

*Another ethnomusicology course may be substituted if 1) it contains discipline-specific theoretical content and 2) if it is approved by the Director of the Ethnomusicology Institute.

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