Healthcare Today Engaged Living Furman University

Learn about various aspects of the healthcare industry. Consider the major challenges and issues facing patients, providers, and communities while examining the roles and responsibilities of different healthcare professionals. Learn how to develop the skills and competencies required to be a successful member of a healthcare team.


Fall: FYW 1195: Psychic Disorder and the Social Order (which fulfills the first-year writing intensive seminar graduation requirement) examines mental health, exploring how and why certain emotional states and patterns of thought become labeled as pathological or disruptive. You will trace the cultural meanings of mental illness from the nineteenth century to the present while considering the distinction between sanity and insanity. 

Spring: Participate in coordinated field visits to local healthcare facilities to gain a greater insight into how the healthcare system works, learning firsthand from local and national healthcare experts. Organizations may include the Greenville Health System, The Hawkins Foundation, National Healthcare Corporation, and Greenwood Genetics. ​​

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