If you're interested in applying your love of math and social studies in a real-world context, a degree in economics from Furman will prepare you for success in dozens of fields. Well-developed applied quantitative and data analysis skills, combined with our strong job and law school placement record, ensure you'll be in high demand in any job market. Our close integration with other departments means there is an opportunity to pursue several interdisciplinary minors, from environmental studies to poverty studies. And our internship and summer research programs, Investments Club, and Furman Economics Society provide exposure to real-world experiences before graduation day.
From declaring a major in economics or mathematics-economics to choosing which courses suit your needs, figure out what's required for your degree plan. Learn with us:
Areas of study
Public policy, international development, urban planning—the study of economics encompasses many areas. Discover your interests.
Whether it's a study away program in a developing country or participating in our May Experience course on the Federal Reserve, you'll find that being an economics major at Furman extends far beyond the lecture hall. Learn about our experiences.