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.
Through our department, you may be able to visit Turkey, England, or Israel.
Research & Internship
Our department offers several opportunities for internships and research with faculty and local organizations.
Mentoring & Advising
We emphasize forming strong relationships with students through class discussions, office meetings, collaborative research, and the common pursuit of “ultimate questions.”
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.