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2008-2009 University Catalogue 
2008-2009 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

LASS 861 - Introduction to Folklore

Folklore is considered the artistic communication of small groups of subcultures. This course emphasizes urban folklore. Each student chooses a subculture and an art genre of an existing community to study. Classes involve the development of interviewing skills, documenting methods and an understanding of the history of folklore study. Students learn about people’s lives through their songs, tales, movements and material culture.

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: LACR 102

Credits: 3 cr, 3 hrs