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The Graduate Certificate in Folklore

The Graduate Certificate in Folklore will be available to students who pursue graduate studies in humanistic and social scientific disciplines in the School of Arts and Scienc-es. Once admitted to the department of their choice, students will be able to pursue the Certificate in Folklore curriculum upon approval by their home department and in compliance with its requirements.

To complete the Graduate Certificate in Folklore, students must fulfill the following requirements over the course of their doctoral studies:

  • Take at least six Folklore Curriculum courses.
  • With approval, two of these courses may be from outside the Folklore Curriculum.
  • A folklore subject shall be represented within the student’s doctoral exams.

Further information is available in our brochure (in PDF format).

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