Academic Programs Engaged Living Furman University

“Engaged learning” isn’t just a tagline at Furman—it’s an active, exciting way of understanding how to see the world and solve problems. By enrolling in one of our academic programs, you'll study a topic with a faculty sponsor and classmates who share your unique interests. Engaged Living will help you make connections, engage your mind, and learn how to learn.

Typically, you’ll have your choice between five different academic programs and you’ll take a class or two with other Engaged Living students who live in your residence hall. All classes meet a first-year seminar, general education, or elective requirement. Best of all, faculty and staff will be there to help you feel comfortable, encouraged, and supported, ensuring you grow as a student.

Learn about the academic programs being offered in 2014-15:

Environmental Community

Discover how you can lead our society toward a more sustainable future. Learn more.

Finding Your Life Purpose

Determine what it means to live a life of significance at Furman and in the world. Learn more.

Global Poverty

Explore the relationship between poverty and wealth and the role you can play in helping solve this complex global issue. Learn more.

Healthcare Today

Examine various aspects of the healthcare industry and find out how to be a successful member of a healthcare team. Learn more.

Politics of Good and Evil

Investigate the "real world" impact of good and evil from a historical and political science perspective. Learn more.​

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Furman University is one of the nation's premier undergraduate liberal arts colleges. We offer outstanding academics, opportunities for a broad range of talented students with a passion for learning, a robust arts program, and NCAA Division I athletics.

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