Current Students Sociology Furman University

The concept of sociology extends beyond lecture halls and theories. At Furman, we encourage sociology majors to interact with one another and faculty members through research projects, study away programs, and internships.

Student Awards

Every year, we recognize graduating seniors for their work. View our recent award winners.

interNational Honor Society

Alpha Kappa Delta is an the international sociology honor society that promote an interest in the study of sociology, and the research of significant and lasting social problemsas well as other social activities as will lead to improvement in the human condition. View Furman's members.

Research and internships

Internships and student-faculty research projects are commonplace in our  department. Our faculty specializes in a diverse array of subjects, meaning you're sure to find a project that piques your interest. Find an opportunity with us.

Study away

Explore Southern Africa or Latin America in one of our faculty-led study away programs. Study away with us.


We offer an annual newsletter to help current and former sociology students stay up-to-date on our department's latest achievements and news. Read our newsletter.

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