DEGREE REQUIREMENTS CHECKLIST
BA BM BS
Successfully complete at least 128 credits with at least 60 of these credits earned through Furman courses, including the
final 28 credits.
Maintain a grade point average of at least 2.00 in all course work completed through Furman.
GRADE POINT AVERAGE
Complete general education requirements in each of three areas. A single course may meet only one requirement in each
area, but the same single course may contribute in more than one area.
REQUIREMENT COURSES REQUIRED
OR TYPE OF CREDIT
FIRST YEAR SEMINAR
ONE SEMINAR COURSE
The seminar should be completed during the first semester at Furman and serves as a prerequisite for the Writing-Research Intensive course.
CORE (no more than three courses from a single department may be used to satisfy the core)
EMPIRICAL STUDY OF THE
NATURAL WORLD (NW)
TWO COURSES, AT LEAST ONE
WITH A SEPARATE LABORATORY
Students seeking the Bachelor of Music degree must complete only one course to meet this requirement, while Bachelor of Science degree
candidates must complete this requirement in courses appropriate for majors in the natural science disciplines.
EMPIRICAL STUDY OF HUMAN
HUMAN CULTURES – HISTORICAL
HUMAN CULTURES – ANALYTICAL
INTERPRETATION OF TEXTS (TA)
HUMAN CULTURES - VISUAL AND
PERFORMING ARTS (VP)
Students choosing to fulfill the requirement through skills development in music performance studies must successfully complete one credit or more in
a single instrument or voice during four consecutive semesters.
MATHEMATICAL AND FORMAL
Students seeking the Bachelor of Music degree do not need to fulfill this requirement, while Bachelor of Science degree candidates must complete this
requirement with a calculus course. Students may need to successfully complete pre-requisite course(s) before they can enroll in a course that will
meet this requirement.
FOREIGN LANGUAGE (FL) ONE COURSE
Students are required to complete a course numbered 201 or greater in a foreign language discipline. The only exception exists for Bachelor of
Science degree candidates beginning in the 110 course (Elementary I) who are required to complete a course numbered 120 (Elementary II) or
greater in one of the same disciplines.
Students may need to successfully complete pre-requisite course(s) before they can enroll in a course that will
meet this requirement.
ULTIMATE QUESTIONS (UQ) ONE COURSE
MIND AND BODY (MB) ONE COURSE