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Cajun & Creole Studies Minor Courses

You must take a minimum of 18 credit hours (generally 6 courses) in an approved area, and of those credits, at least 6 hours must be at the 300 or 400 level.

Anthropology

  • 320 Anthropology of Food
  • 450 Indians in Louisiana
  • 491 Anthropology of Southwestern Louisiana

Architecture

  • DSGN 361 Louisiana Architecture

English

  • 335 Louisiana Folklore
  • 449 Louisiana Fieldwork

French

  • 301 Louisiana Francophone Language and Culture (prerequisite FREN 101, 102 and 201 or equivalency)
  • 322 French and Francophone Popular Culture
  • 340 Louisiana French Folklore and Folk Music
  • 424 The Sociocultural Context of Louisiana French
  • 425 Francophone Oral Literature*
  • 449 Louisiana Folklore Fieldwork
  • 492 Topics in Louisiana French Literature

Geography

  • 350 Louisiana Geography

History

  • 307 History of Louisiana
  • 367 Social and Cultural History*
  • 355 Black History
  • 371 Special Topics: History of the Acadians
  • 378 The American South*
  • 380 Black Women’s History*
  • 430 20th-Century Louisiana*

Humanities

  • 200 Issues & Themes*
  • 300 Issues & Themes* [e.g. "Imaging the Cajuns"]
  • 400 Tracing Cajun & Creole Identity

Music

  • MUS 331 Cajun & Creole Vocals
  • AMUS 115 Individual Lessons in Cajun fiddle, accordion or Cajun/Creole vocals**
  • AMUS 160 Trad Music Ensemble (001 Cajun or 002 Zydeco)
  • MUS 327 - Class Fiddle I
  • MUS 329 - Class Button Accordion
  • MUS 360 - Cajun and Zydeco Music (history)

Sociology

  • 310 Minority Groups
*When content is Acadian, Cajun and/or Creole
** Number of credits may vary

Please note that only 42 hours in a single discipline can count toward graduation.

For questions about including a course not listed above, please contact Dr. Nathan Rabalais