Academics and Research Furman University

What do you get when you take top-notch academics and a commitment to undergraduate research and focus them on sustainability issues? Students who graduate with a solid understanding of our society's problems and the ability to come up with new, exciting solutions. We're always looking for new ways to integrate sustainability into our academics and research in order to give our graduates the tools to change the world.


Added in 2011, Sustainability Science is the only degree program of its kind in the nation that is offered at a private liberal arts university. Students in this program are trained to recognize and analyze the complex relationships among human, social and environmental systems and how changes in one system affect the others. Major in sustainability science.


Our goal is to graduate students with an interdisciplinary view of sustainability. That's why we're constantly searching for new ways to integrate sustainability in our curriculum. Study sustainability.


Undergraduate research is an important part of a Furman education and we encourage students to incorporate sustainability into their work. Conduct research.

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