Rollins Foundations in the Liberal Arts (rFLA) is an innovative new generation education curriculum that provides Rollins students with strong foundations in the liberal arts.
rFLA fosters well-rounded, well-prepared graduates, requiring classes in foreign languages, health and wellness, mathematical thinking, and writing—but that is just the beginning.
As preparation for “responsible citizenship and ethical leadership in local and global communities,” as articulated in the Rollins College mission statement, students need both breadth and depth in their learning experience. By majoring in at least one area of knowledge, students gain the depth necessary for disciplinary expertise. Combined with the rFLA curriculum in the Colleges of Arts & Sciences and Professional Studies, students are exposed to varied perspectives and domains of knowledge. Upon successful completion of this general education curriculum, students will be able to:
Additionally, in keeping with the mission of the College of Arts & Sciences, which is, in part, “to provide a rigorous liberal arts baccalaureate education of the highest quality,” the rFLA curriculum exposes students to the ways various areas of knowledge may reinforce and enrich each other.