Environmental Community Engaged Living Furman UniversityLearn how to live a more sustainable lifestyle while becoming a leader for sustainability on Furman's campus and in your community. Study global and environmental topics while meeting with local sustainability leaders in the Greenville community. Learn how to confront important issues such as population, climate change, and landscape transformation. Visit local sustainability landmarks such as Happy Cow Creamery or Earthaven Eco Village, and get your hands "dirty" participating in activities such as a campus waste audit or helping with harvests in the Furman Organic Garden. Receive national recognition from your participation in college sustainability competitions.


Fall: Earth and Environmental Science 112: An Introduction to Environmental Science (which fulfills the "Empirical Study of the Natural World with lab and/or Humans and the Natural Environment" GER credit) explores the scientific consequences of human impact on the natural Earth system, including natural hazards, resource depletion, and waste disposal and pollution. 

Spring: FYS 1126: Sustainability of Natural Resources (which fulfills the first-year seminar graduation requirement) examines the sustainability of industrial, agricultural, and natural systems while covering a wide range of global environmental topics. ​​

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