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Student Experiences

As an economics major at Furman, you’ll enjoy the same experiences found at larger schools with the benefits of studying at a small school. From summer research programs and best paper competitions to internships and conference presentations, our students have the opportunity to participate in programs that are often reserved for graduate students at larger schools. But you’ll also be able to take advantage of a liberal arts education, studying and conducting research with faculty who know your name. Our philosophy focuses on the student. And our close integration with other academic departments means you’ll be able to pursue your wide-ranging interests, whether you’re interested in environmental economics, women’s studies, or poverty and urban issues.

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Global Experience

Whether it's a study away program in a developing country or participating in our May Experience course on the Federal Reserve, you'll find that being an economics major at Furman extends far beyond the lecture hall.

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Research & Internship

Our Hollingsworth Undergraduate Research Program and extensive internship opportunities are just one of the reasons our graduates are so successful.

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Mentoring & Advising

Our department provides guidance to each student.

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Lectures & Forums

Get to know some of the nation's leading economic scholars, and share your views with your peers.

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Student Organizations & Honors

Every year, we recognize exceptional graduating seniors for their outstanding work.

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