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Folklore et ethnologie

Gain insightful knowledge from the roots of a rich heritage

What topics will be covered?

The program consists of six thematic pillars:

  • Intangible cultural heritage and digital media
  • Territories, culture and heritage
  • Habitat, culture and environment
  • Heritage community and cultural development
  • Ethnology of diversity and mobility
  • Ethnographic terrains, methods and cultural agency: action-research; creation-research, intervention-research

What values are gained?
Students who are interested in Francophone heritage will develop observation and analytical abilities, along with good communication skills.

Academic Advisor

Daniela Moisa

Telephone: 705.673.5661 x 251


Office: Secretary: Suzanne Paquin, 705.673.5661 x 315

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Delivery Method: Hybrid
Program Language: English

Interesting Facts:

All courses in this program are offered in French, which allows students to develop their language skills, and this added value in turn increases their chances to find employment after graduation.

Graduates of the program have a better appreciation of Francophone cultural heritage and its influence on society.


Program Highlights:

  • A 3-year program leads to a Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in Folklore et ethnologie.

  • Program offered through full- or part-time studies over three sessions (spring, fall, winter).

  • Program offered entirely on campus and/or through distance education.


Students who are interested in Francophone heritage will develop their observation and analytical abilities along with their communication skills.

Ontario High School Applicants

1 grade 12 French U/M course

5 other grade 12 U/M courses 

A minimum overall average of 70% in the 6 best grade 12 U/M courses

Additional information for applicants who have completed Advanced Placement courses.

Additional information for applicants who have completed the International Baccalaureate.


Applicants from outside an Ontario High School 

International Students

Canadian High School Applicants from outside Ontario

Applicants from Colleges

Applicants from other Universities

Mature Students

For Current Students

The degree options listed below are for the upcoming academic year, not the current academic year. If you are a current student looking for which courses to take in order to complete your degree options from a previous academic year's curriculum, please consult with an academic advisor.

To get a description of the different programs, please see the "Options" tab in French.

FOLK-2616EL - Discovering French-Canadian Folklore

List of Faculty Members

Daniela Moisa

To see the complete and current list of faculty members for this program, visit the University of Sudbury website