of Oregon Folklore Program is delighted to announce a new undergraduate
Folklore program and additions to its graduate program.
Undergraduate major and minor degrees in Folklore Studies. The degrees will go
into effect in Fall 2012, however, current students graduating Fall 2012 or
after can begin working toward the requirements.
tracks in the Folklore Master’s program:
The General Folklore track
provides students with a strong interdisciplinary foundation in Folklore while also allowing the
flexibility for developing strengths in students’ areas of focus. In
consultation with an advisor, students take designated courses from Folklore
Program faculty across campus, representing multiple disciplines (Folklore,
Anthropology, Arts and Administration, English, German, and Music), in addition
to taking elective courses that strengthen students’ areas of expertise.
The Public Folklore Track
is intended for those students preparing for work in the public sphere.
coursework will ensure that they have important professional skills
(ethnographic research, documentation, administration, and programming)
addition to the scholarly foundations of folklore. The internship
requirement provides them opportunities for developing professional
skills as well as for
establishing relationships within the field.