Special Academic Programs

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Common Reading Experience

The Common Reading Experience invites FLC students, faculty, staff, and community members to share a common intellectual experience by reading one book.

Freshman Math Program

Designed to help all students achieve their goals for higher education by helping them develop mathematical skills and thinking, to increase their confidence in their mathematical abilities, and to inspire students to pursue mathematics with enthusiasm.

International Programs

We offer many different opportunities to study abroad. The programs offered are categorized as Exchange, Direct Enrollment or Study Abroad.

John F. Reed Honors Program

This program provides a close knit community of gifted and motivated student-scholars with exceptional opportunities for intellectual challenge, creative expression, cultural enrichment and personal growth.

Liberal Arts Core Courses

The exploration of different areas of knowledge to develop skills in communication, critical thinking, quantitative reasoning and the development of a global perspective.

Living Learning Communities

A housing option for students living on campus; live with other students who have common interests and who are similarly invested in having fun and learning together.

National Student Exchange

This program gives students the opportunity to study--at in-state tuition rates--at nearly 200 member colleges and universities in 48 states, three U.S. territories, the District of Columbia, and six Canadian provinces.

Health Careers

Students may pursue courses at Fort Lewis College that lead to a variety of health careers. Popular pre-professional programs at Fort Lewis College are those leading to medicine, nursing, physician assistance, osteopathic medicine, naturopathic medicine, physical therapy, and veterinary medicine, but advising and academic planning are also available for programs in other allied health fields.

Teacher Licensure Program

The program makes it possible both to complete a bachelor’s degree and qualify for a teaching license within four academic years.

Writing Program

Dedicated to student success in critical thinking and effective reading and writing skills.

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Common Reading Experience

The Common Reading Experience invites Fort Lewis students, faculty, staff and community members to share a common intellectual experience by reading one book. First year students will be given the book at orientation. Themes from the book will be integrated into several classes and co-curricular events.

Learn more about CRE and this year's book.