Interested in studying the sociology of gender? Finding a career in law and criminology? Presenting a paper on social class at a national conference? At Furman, our sociology program offers all these opportunities and more.
With a commitment to both research and sociology theory, along with a strong foundation in liberal arts education, our program will prepare you for entry into any career or graduate school. With outstanding writing abilities, along with excellent analytical and critical thinking skills, it's no wonder graduates with a sociology degree from Furman are in such high demand.
Our faculty's team-teaching approach with professors in other disciplines and our diverse selection of courses put social values at the heart of our curriculum. Learn with us.
From medical school to law school, education to social work, a degree in sociology will prepare you for any endeavor. Explore potential careers.
Research and internships
We know hands-on experience is vital in the field of sociology. Our faculty encourages students to participate in group and independent research projects. Find out more.
With expertise in a diverse range of topics, our faculty is always here to support, mentor, and help you. Get to know our faculty.
Our sociology facilities feature a lounge and community research center, allowing students and faculty to interact and share thoughts and ideas. View our facilities.
The best way to learn about our department is to visit our facilities, meet our faculty, and see how much current sociology students enjoy our program. You can schedule a visit through the Admissions office. Visit today.
Apply to Furman
To pursue a sociology degree, you'll need to apply to Furman through the Common Application. Get started.