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Find your future in the past through the study of history. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Whether majoring in history or studying with us for only a few classes, the History Department offers opportunities for every student. Through a broad range of courses and historical perspectives, our faculty emphasize The Furman Advantage to prepare students for careers or further scholarship in their field of choice.

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Program Overview

Everything you need to know about the degrees and programs offered in our department.

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Student Experiences

No matter your area of interest, our department has the resources and commitment to help you find and achieve your academic goals.

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Meet our Faculty

Get to know our department through the people who know it best.

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Whether you're studying the work of a 19th century artist or seeking sources for a research paper, our resources are a good place to start.

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History Newsletter

View the most recent edition of the History at Furman newsletter.

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