Our English majors have a wide array of options open to them after graduation. Through expert instruction, class discussions, and individual conferences with professors, your research, your study, and your writing will flourish. You could join us for a semester abroad in the British Isles or learn from acclaimed authors in our Writing with Writers program during the May term. Instructors will work with you closely as you confront new ideas and perspectives, embrace academic challenges, and develop your own critical and creative thinking.
The liberal arts principles at Furman create the foundation for our English program, which helps you become a more confident, well-rounded human being regardless of where you are headed. Discover our program.
Curious where you can go with an English degree from Furman? Look at the possibilities.
Our faculty includes award-winning poets, authors, and prestigious scholars. Meet our faculty.
English department funding
There are different sources of aid available to you as an English major. You will find sources of funding that may help you travel to a conference, access books, or apply to grad school. Learn about financial aid.
There’s nothing like a tour of our elegant, wooded campus or a meeting with one of our supportive admissions counselors. Visit an English classroom for a literature course or writing instruction, and we'll help you see what we’re all about. Schedule a visit.
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