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Economics, Business, and Finance

Business

Lake Forest is one of a very few selective colleges offering a major in business located near one of
the leading financial and corporate centers in the world—Chicago. A business major or minor at Lake Forest College provides students with a practical choice employing fundamental accounting and finance tools that can be applied to virtually any industry or to start their own business. 

Business is a highly practical area of study focusing on established theories applied to real-life applications with an eye on the increasingly global and technologically sophisticated business world. Business majors will be able to demonstrate the fundamentals of accounting, marketing and finance. The goal of the program at Lake Forest College is to master fundamental skills, encourage collaboration, and develop self-awareness leading to successful business leadership. A minor is also offered to compliment any major on campus providing a distinguishing attribute to potential employers.  

 

Department News

  • YesCollege Podcast
    Professor of Economics and Business Robert Lemke joined the YesCollege Podcast for a discussion on economics degree programs and career paths.
  • A.B. Dick Professor of Economics and Business Robert Baade
    Ernest A. Johnston Professor of Economics Robert Baade’s take on a proposed stadium in Nashville was covered by the USA Today Network, the Houston Chronicle, and WRCB Chattanooga.
  • Maureen Langkamp of Allstate advised the standing-room-only crowd to "practice, practice, practice" interviewing.
    More than 50 students attended the Allstate Lunch and Learn in Vail Commons on Wednesday, October 11, to discover careers from company representatives, including Alex Kajcic ’17 who secured a job there in strategic planning and forecasting before he graduated.
  • Florence, Italy
    Desiree Velazquez ’18 is a Business major with a minor in English Literature studying in Florence, Italy.