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.

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.


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.

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.  


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.

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.


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.

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.


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.

Sociology, Human Services, and Criminology

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.


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.  


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.