APS 236 Folk Arts-Cultural Expression

A study of traditional folk arts in a cultural setting, with particular attention to Appalachian traditions and their importance in the lives of people. The Appalachian arts of storytelling, folk singing, folk dancing, and handcrafting will be explored. An experience in each art will be arranged, the major contributors to the recent evolution in folk arts will be studied, and the potential of folk arts in modern society will be examined.


1 Course Credit