Whether you're interested in medicine, genetics, ecology, or another area of study, one thing is certain: Our rigorous program will prepare you for success in any field or endeavor. We offer both the bachelor of science and bachelor of arts degrees. In our department, you'll study a broad range of biological sciences, everything from molecular biology and genetics to physiology and ecology. You will also select one of four tracks: Biomedical Science, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Integrative Biology, or Environmental and Conservation Biology. Our curriculum is infused with experiential learning, and we have exciting undergraduate research and study away opportunities.
From declaring your major to determining which courses you should take in your intended area of study, learn what's required to obtain a bachelor of science or a bachelor of arts degree. Study with us:
Areas of study
Interested in plant sciences? Neuroscience? Or another field in the life sciences? At Furman, you have the option to focus on a number of areas of study. Choose the area that interests you.
At Furman, you can take your education beyond our lecture halls and laboratories. Every year, we send dozens of students on study away trips. Their journeys cover every corner of the globe, from the savannahs of Africa to the rainforests of Costa Rica. Study away with us.