Academics at Fort Lewis College

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Undergraduate majors and programs

Use the search box to find the programs in the areas you are interested in or browse the complete list of programs below.

Accounting

The Accounting program prepares you for the CPA exam and careers in the public and private sectors. By graduation you will also have the academic foundation to pursue graduate study.

Adventure Education

You will learn how to use and lead human-powered outdoor pursuits to promote a sustainable environment and inspire positive change in individuals and organizations.

Anthropology

You will conduct actual research and apply anthropological principles to contemporary problems in laboratories, field schools, internships, research, and service learning projects.

Biochemistry

You can participate in cutting-edge research during the school year and Summer research projects. 

Biology

You can learn in our state-of-the-art laboratories and through field-study courses, making real and meaningful contributions through real-world research.

Business Administration

In our AACSB-accredited program, you'll develop a well-balanced understanding of the social, legal, and economic aspects of business. We have numerous concentrations within the major, with opportunities to study abroad and participate in community service projects.

Chemistry

Acquire modern skills and knowledge in our ACS-accredited Chemistry program. Our quality program and undergraduate research opportunities will prepare you for a variety of careers as well as graduate school.

Communication Design

This unique program incorporates graphic design, web design, and mobile app development to give you the tools to succeed in a wide variety of career fields. We’ll help you develop a solid portfolio to jumpstart your career.  

Computer Engineering

In this new program, you’ll work in a team environment to integrate software and hardware into robots, guidance systems, and real-time telemetry. We will work with you to find summer internships to build your knowledge and resume.

Early Childhood Education

This program will build your proficiency in reading, writing, math, social studies, and science content. You will get hands-on experience in teaching preschool through 3rd grade students. By graduation you will be ready to earn your teaching license.

Economics

Our AACSB-accredited program will develop your understanding of the economic principles underlying the business world and the national and global economies. You can study international business abroad and intern with real companies.

Educational Studies

You can work with youth programs at all age levels, explore the cultural aspects of youth and schools, and you’ll hone your use of developmentally appropriate activities.

Elementary Education

Our program will build your proficiency in reading, writing, math, social studies, and science content preparation. You will get hands-on experience teaching students in kindergarten through 6th grades. Upon graduation you can obtain your teaching license and start your career.

Engineering

Our unique and accredited program is designed to produce creative engineers who are prepared for a wide variety of career fields. You’ll also be able to study and conduct research in our new building with state-of-the labs and equipment.

English

We offer degrees in English, Journalism & Multimedia Studies, and Writing. You can enhance your learning and your resume by taking film production classes, writing for The Independent college magazine, or becoming a DJ at KDUR.

Environmental Studies

Our program takes advantage of our location. The campus is surrounded by deserts, farmland, canyon lands, and mountains, the ideal place to study energy production, farming, water conservation, natural resource management, land use, and more.  

Exercise Physiology

Our program gives you the opportunity to develop personalized exercises for actual people, conduct your own research, and intern for local or regional businesses. By graduation, you can take the American Society of Exercise Physiology certification exam.

Exercise Specialist

Our program is rooted in hands-on experience, which includes building fitness programs for actual clients and a field internship. By your senior year, you’ll have the option to sit for the National Council on Strength and Fitness Certification exam.

Gender & Women's Studies

This diverse program gives you the opportunity to choose your path and focus on the areas that are most important to you. Our students have found that studying gender, sexuality, equality, and society’s class structure is a life changing experience.  

Geology

Situated between the Rocky Mountains and the desert Southwest, we are in the perfect location to study geology. Our field trips, summer field camp, and GIS Certificate option will give you the knowledge and experience to be successful.

History

Our students have many course options and the flexibility to choose the areas of study they are most interested in. You will conduct original research and can intern at a variety of libraries, museums, and businesses.

Journalism & Multimedia Studies

Our program includes practicum classes where you can earn academic credit for working at The Independent, the multimedia campus news magazine, or KDUR, the campus radio station. You can produce stories across multiple media platforms and build your resume.

Marketing

At FLC you will complete market analyses for real companies, conduct research on the local and regional economies, and have the option to study abroad. By graduation, you will have the skills you need to start your career or move on to graduate school.

Mathematics

Our department isn't just about solving problems -- it's about asking questions. Together we find both the why and how of math. You will get an individualized education from our expert faculty and graduate ready for a variety of careers or graduate school.

Music

As a music student you can focus on business, music education, or performance. Our NASM-accredited program includes opportunities to perform in our 600-seat Community Concert Hall and study with guest artists from around the country.

Native American & Indigenous Studies

You will study how historic and contemporary U.S. policies shape and impact tribal sovereignty, governance, and the ability to self-govern. Students go on to work in tribal government, health care, education, business, and environmental sustainability.

Philosophy

Our program is perfect for students who want to pursue graduate work in the humanities, a law degree, or an MBA. We also offer amazing summer travel programs. Past trips have included Costa Rica, Greece, and France.

Physics

In our program, you will conduct research and design projects in a team environment with other scientists and engineers. We will also help you enhance your resume with summer employment or internships, or by working abroad in our Village Aid Project.

Political Science

You can personalized your learning by conducting research on issues that are important to you. You’ll learn about policies that are unique to the West. And, you can intern in local legal offices or at the State Capitol.

Psychology

As a Psychology major, you will conduct research on real-life phenomena and can present your findings at conferences. We also offer a summer field school, and you can kick-start your post-graduate work with our Four Corners Master of Social Work program.

Public Health

You’ll learn how to protect and improve the health of communities through education, promotion of healthy lifestyles, and researching disease and injury prevention. And by graduation, you can get straight to work on the health of your own community.

Sociology

Our students work for positive change by learning about issues related to the environment, civil rights, and affordable housing. You can also work in our Sociology Block Internship program, in field schools, and with the Sociology Club.

Spanish

In addition to studying Hispanic cultures and civilizations, Chicano and Spanish literature, and international history, you will have the opportunity to study abroad and participate in El Centro de Muchos Colores and the Spanish Language Club.  

Sport Administration

You can study the business side of sports and be a part of a career field that has exploded over the past twenty years. Our program includes two field experiences that will give you the professional training you need to be successful.

Studio Art

Our Studio Art program helps you create original ideas and translate those ideas into physical forms. We will help build your knowledge and portfolio so that by graduation you will be ready for graduate programs, residencies, and employers.

Theatre

While in the Theatre program you can participate in numerous productions and learn about all aspects of theatre, including acting, directing, writing, designing, and building. We’ll help you build a portfolio that can set you up for a career or graduate school.

Writing

Our program will help you develop your literary voice while engaging in and studying creative and critical writing. You will have the opportunity to work at the campus radio station, news magazine, and literary magazine, where you can develop your skills and enhance your resume.