CUL3200 Folklore and Folklife

Course Overview

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Dorcas Dennis

Course Description:

Students explore the range of traditions, beliefs, rituals, and physical objects that make up folk culture. They will also gain an appreciation of the ongoing process of adapting, reclaiming, and creating new folk culture.

How This Course Benefits Students:

This course equips students to be able to understand folklore in a specif context. They will also learn how to analyze the process of appropriation.

Why This Course Is Important:

One of the most importat aspects of learning about a culature is experiencing their traditions and customs. Understanding another culture’s folklore is a crucial step in understaning and relating to another ministry context.