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Students often find that a concentration in folklore studies, with its emphasis on discovering and understanding human culture, useful in careers in the law, politics, and the sciences. With its emphasis on openness to a variety of human experience and expression and the careful collection and analysis of those experiences and expressions, folklore studies is also often pursued as a minor for students majoring in pre-law, pre-med, biology, and anthropology. Both the major and the minor concentration are useful to students interested in pursing careers in the arts and culture industries as well as public sector work.