Current Students Economics Furman University

The study of economics at Furman extends outside of our classrooms and lecture halls. From academic programs and clubs to research projects and internships, our department has the resources to help you achieve your goals. Take advantage of the opportunities available to you.

Omicron Delta Epsilon 

Furman University is home to Omicron Delta Epsilon's Eta Chapter of South Carolina, the international honor society for economics. Find out more.

Investments Club 

The Investments Club helps students learn more about the process of making good investment decisions through managing $350,000 of Furman’s endowment funds. Students decide what to buy, sell, and hold, then discuss their decisions, providing hands-on investment experience. Co-advised by professors of economics and business, this club meets approximately every two weeks and is open to all students who are interested in learning more about investments and investing. No prior experience is necessary. Learn how to join.

Furman Economic Society

The Furman Economic Society is the principal student organization for economic events outside the classroom. Activities range from coffee talks on subjects of interest to social events with both students and faculty. The society's leaders serve as peer advisors for the major. Your participation in helps the department can align its programming with your interests and passions. 

Piedmont Economics Club

This Greenville organization meets at the Poinsett Club in downtown Greenville once a month. Two students per month have the opportunity to attend meetings. In addition to attending a dinner with a guest speaker, students are able to network with the Greenville business community. 

stanford Prize

This prize celebrates research and outstanding writing by recognizing the student with the best paper on an economics topic in a given year. Papers are judged by a committee of three economics faculty members, and the winner is announced at the end-of-year picnic. The competition is open to non-majors and majors. The prize consists of $100 and “bragging rights for a year.” Enter to win.

Research and internship opportunities

Our summer research program and extensive internship opportunities are just one of the reasons our graduates are so successful. Conduct research with us.

summer research & Internship fellows

Furman offers one of the few programs in the country that directly funds student internships, providing competitive fellowships for students who would otherwise receive little or no payment. Apply for summer funding.

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