Missouri State University

Department of English

Folklore Minor

The Folklore minor is a chance to explore culture.

American, regional and international folklore

A 15-hour minor in folklore will help make you an expert of the traditions and wisdom of different cultures.

You will explore fairy tales, legends, myths, games and superstitions – the shared lore of a group of people. You will also learn to conduct ethnographic research.

Program requirements

As part of your folklore coursework, you will study literature, ethnography, American and Ozarks folklore. You can obtain a Folklore minor with any of the following degrees.

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science in Education
(Non-certifiable)

Folklore

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science in Education
(Non-Certifiable)
  1. ENG 283(3), 385(3), 483(3), 485(3)
  2. One course from: ANT 320(3), 510(3); ENG 583(3), for a total of not fewer than 15 hours