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Student Experiences

Religion plays a central role in virtually all societies, and it interacts with all other dimensions of culture. Indeed, religion is a fundamental dimension of the human experience. For these reasons, the academic study of religion at Furman is an indispensable part of the liberal arts curriculum.

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Global Experience

Through our department, you may be able to visit Turkey, Istanbul, or Israel.

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Research & Internship

Our department offers several opportunities for internships and research with faculty and local organizations.

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Mentoring & Advising

We emphasize forming strong relationships with students through class discussions, office meetings, collaborative research, and the common pursuit of “ultimate questions.”

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Honor Society & Student Awards

As a religion major, you have the opportunity to be part of Theta Alpha Kappa, our honor society. You also have the chance to win multiple awards and scholarships in our department.

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