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Folklore Minor

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Affiliation: Interdisciplinary Studies

As an interdisciplinary program, the folklore minor is more than just reading stories. Literature, language, dance, history and fine arts all play a role in understanding folklore and its cultural impact. This minor appeals to a broad range of students because you can deepen your understanding of the cultural aspects of so many different fields.


  1. A 2.00 GPA in minor requirements.
  2. At least nine hours of the program requirements must be completed at Truman State University.
  3. This interdisciplinary minor requires at least 17 credits.
  4. At least 9 credits must be at the 300 level or above.

Program Requirements:

Students need to satisfy prerequisites wherever they exist and additionally need permission of the Minor Oversight Committee before choosing to use a course marked with two asterisks (**) to fulfill a requirement in the minor.

Required Courses

Students must complete either (a) a folklore-related capstone in their home major, (b) an independent, mentored, folklore capstone project, or (c) a for-credit internship in a folklore-related field.

Students must also complete the following

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