Program Introduction

Established in 2013, the BA in History-Public History option at Fort Lewis College is open to all interested students. The program features internships in Colorado and the Southwest.

Degrees Offered

  • B.A. in History
  • B.A. in History with a Certificate or Concentration in Public History

Program Strengths

  • Archival Practices
  • Digital Media
  • Historic Preservation
  • Historical Administration
  • Historical Archaeology
  • Local/Community History
  • Museum Studies
  • Oral History
  • Public Policy

Credit Hour Requirements

Major requirements: 48 credits (total required for graduation: 120 credits)

Internship Requirements

Required. Internships are largely arranged by students with help from professors; some are paid; up to 12 upper division credits for internships.

Places Where Students Have Interned During the Past 3 Years

• Mesa Verde National Park
• Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
• Animas Museum
• Farmington Museum at Gateway Park
• FLC Center for Southwest Studies