School of Business Administration

Why Choose Business at FLC

The School of Business Administration at Fort Lewis College offers students a quality education, unique experiences, and personalized access to our highly skilled faculty. Our options in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics and Marketing prepare students for life after graduation. Below are just a few reasons why FLC is a great choice for students looking for a unique, personalized education: 

Hawk Tank Business Plan Competition                                                     

Fort Lewis College current students and grads 2010-2015-you could win up to $5,000 in the 

Hawk Tank Business Plan Competition!

Your fledgling business idea could earn you $5,000 in this year’s inaugural Hawk Tank Business Plan Competition hosted by the Fort Lewis College School of Business Administration and Office of Alumni Engagement. The competition is open to teams led by current FLC students and recent graduates. Business plans in any industry are eligible for participation. Click here to find out more information about the Hawk Tank. 

What's in store for Southwestern Colorado's 2016 Economy?          

Wondering how the economy is doing in Durango and the surrounding area?  Dr. Tino Sonora gives Durango TV an update on the state of our local economy.  Click here to view this segment.  

2016 Southwest Business Forum Sponsored by SOBA & Wells Fargo Bank 

2016 Southwest business forum flyerThe 24th Annual Southwest Business Forum at Fort Lewis College was held on Wednesday, January 6, 2016. Dr. Richard Wobbekind, Executive Director of the Business Research Division at the University of Colorado at Boulder, Tim Quinlan, Vice President at Wells Fargo Securities and our own Dr. Tino Sonora, Professor of Economics, presented on the current status of our local, state, national and international economies, and their predictions for the future.  We know many were not able to join us because of the wintry weather and invite you to view the PowerPoint presentations at the Office of Business and Economic Research (OBER) website.  Click here to view the 2016 SBF Presentations.  

Beta Alpha Psi Honors SOBA's Local Chapter

October, 2015:  Beta Alpha Psi, The International Honor Organization for Financial Information Professionals has honored Fort Lewis College’s local chapter, Theta Nu, with their designation as a Superior Chapter.  To qualify as superior, a chapter must report a designated amount of Reaching Out Activities and each chapter member/candidate must have a certain number of professional and service hours, as set forth in the Program for Chapter Activities. Each Superior Chapter receives a monetary award of $275 from KPMG LLP and the KPMG Foundation.  It was noted that Theta Nu excelled in areas of academics, professionalism and leadership.  Theta Nu is under the leadership of Chris Lyon, School of Business Administration Accounting Faculty. Fort Lewis College is one of only five colleges & universities recognized in the state of Colorado.  Learn more about Beta Alpha Psi.

Student Centered Education

Our overall emphasis is in providing diverse and personalized learning experiences for our students. The School of Business Administration fosters student – faculty interaction:

  • Small class sizes
  • Professors know students on a first name basis, which allows close professional relationships to be developed.
  • Professors speak directly with students promoting an open door atmosphere.
  • Professors are enthusiastic about giving guidance to students about classroom projects or other questions.
  • Professors have a deep professional interest in the success of our students.

Quality Faculty

The School of Business Administration faculty is highly qualified. Most have PhD’s and years of business experience. Our faculty is engaged in scholarly activity to identify and address important business and economic issues through discovery, integration and application, and teaching and learning scholarship. Our teacher-scholar model encourages inquiry that leads to new understandings that address questions of interest to students, and the business community.

AACSB Accredited SealAACSB Accreditation

AACSB International accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools, worldwide. Learn more about our AACSB Accreditation.

Our Unique Study Abroad Program

Our Junior Term Abroad (JTA) program provides a unique and affordable educational experience to our students. Every year, our faculty lead students in a study abroad program where the courses are taught in English with course offerings designed to keep students on track for graduation. Learn more about our study abroad program.