Our faculty and students bring a wide variety of experiences and perspectives into our classrooms, and we use these as an opportunity to challenge one another to deeper levels of analysis, critical thinking, and effective communication. In our classrooms, you'll find teachers and students involved in hands-on learning—examining
philosophical texts, analyzing the latest election surveys, and engaging in lively, civil discussion on the most pressing issues in current affairs and the enduring questions of political life. We take education out into the world, with study away programs to Europe and Latin America and internships in Greenville, Washington, D.C., and Brussels. Our Tocqueville Program
and partnership with the
bring important scholars and national and world leaders to campus. Studying political science at Furman is a complete, real-world experience.