Academic Programs Engaged Living Furman UniversityEngaged Living features the very best aspects of The Furman Advantage in action. It’s an active, exciting way of understanding how to view a complex world and solve problems. You'll study an interdisciplinary topic and you’ll connect with faculty who share your interest and who will serve as mentors, ensuring you'll have a support system in place as you start your journey along your personalized academic path at Furman. You'll begin to develop a life of purpose that helps you make an impact in your community.

You’ll have your choice between five different academic programs and you’ll take a class each semester with other Engaged Living students who live in your residence hall, so you are all learning together. You’ll be led by faculty through course content and extracurricular activities that are relevant to your area of focus. All classes meet a first-year writing 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 and as a citizen of the world.

Check out the Engaged Living programs being offered for 2017-18:

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.

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 and the Human Soul

Explore what it means to be human and investigate the "real world" impact of good and evil from political philosophical perspective. Learn more.

Poverty and marginalization

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

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