Minor in Folklore

The Department of Comparative Studies offers a minor in folklore available to students in any major. These sample programs for different majors will give you an idea of how you can adapt the minor to your interests. Make an appointment with Undergraduate Folklore Advisor Professor Amy Shuman at shuman.1@osu.edu (fall 2018) or Galey Modan (modan.1@osu.edu) to talk over what courses are coming up and what professors and subjects will be most useful to you.

Requirements (minimum of 15 credits)

Required Course (3 units)

  • Introduction to Folklore: crosslisted as English 2270 or Comparative Studies 2350

Choose at least one (minimum 3 units)

  • Comp Studies 5957.01
  • Comp Studies 5957.02
  • English 4577.01
  • English 4577.02
  • English 4577.03

Electives

  • Arabic 2367, 3301
  • Chinese 5400
  • Comp Studies 3657, 4658, 4597.03, 4655, 5668, 5957.01, 5957.02
  • East Asian 3457
  • English 2367.05, 4571, 4577.01, 4577.02, 4577.03, 4597.02
  • Japanese 5400
  • Modern Greek 2680
  • NELC 3210
  • Persian 3700
  • Scandinavian 2350, 4251
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