Cajun & Creole Studies

You should minor in Cajun and Creole studies if:

  • You want to learn about Cajun and Creole people.
  • You love learning about history, music, culture, and current affairs.
  • You are interested in Louisiana’s unique languages and cultures.
  • You are interested in the tourism industry, education, or public relations.

There's no better place to study Cajun and Creole cultures than in the heart of French-speaking Louisiana.

With a minor in Cajun and Creole studies, you will take classes in Louisiana architecture, folklore, and history. You can even to play the fiddle or the button accordion or to speak Cajun French!

Cajun & Creole Studies at UL Lafayette

What's Cajun & Creole Studies Like?

  • Research & theory
    Rated 2 out of 3
  • Group work & collaboration
    Rated 2 out of 3
  • Reading
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Writing
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Presenting
    Rated 2 out of 3
  • Field Work
    Rated 2 out of 3

Connect to the local Cajun and Creole culture

Take classes to learn Cajun French (FREN 301) and Louisiana Creole French (FREN 302), or Cajun and zydeco music (MUS 360) and Creole and Black Music in Louisiana (MUS 362).

Life in the Cajun & Creole Studies Minor