University of Louisiana at Lafayette

College of Liberal Arts

Folklore Studies


Graduate School Office
POB 44610
Room 332 Martin Hall

Lafayette, LA 70504

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A.-Folklore Studies, Ph.D.-Folklore Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Departments of English and Modern Languages offer courses and concentrations in folklore studies for students who are pursuing degrees in English and Francophone Studies. In both departments, folklore is an integral component of the study of language, literature, and culture. The programs provide professional training in folklore leading to further graduate work as well as careers in teaching, research, and public-sector folklore. Students are encouraged to learn about the rich cultural heritage of southern Louisiana, though by no means limited geographically or culturally in their studies.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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