Furman University requires at least 128 credits to complete a bachelor's degree. Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal.
Furman University does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, Furman University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
Around 81% of students who started college at Furman University finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
Furman University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
Furman University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are required to fulfill a lanuage requirement as well as a math and science requirement. Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
When choosing a major, Furman University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Furman University below.
Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. Furman University does not require students to complete a senior project.
Furman University offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
Furman University does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
Furman University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
Furman University does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College..
Furman University does not require an internship for any students. Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Furman University does not require internships for students in any majors, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Furman University has an Army ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Furman University include: - an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
Furman University offers these dual degree programs: - 3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Georgia Institute of Technology, Clemson University, Auburn University, North Carolina State University and Washington University in St. Louis
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