Economics, Business, and Finance
The Department of Economics, Business, and Finance offers majors and minors in all three areas.
Lake Forest is one of only a few liberal arts colleges to offer a finance major. It prepares students for a career in investment analysis and trading, investment banking, and finance.
The business major is structured to provide an overview of various business operations, including accounting, finance, and marketing, along with important background in economics and statistics. Students can choose elective courses from a variety of areas, or they can choose to do a concentration in either accounting or marketing.
The major in economics is a strong, traditional program with a reputation for rigor, depth, and breadth.
Students in all three majors frequently take advantage of local, national, and international internship opportunities.
Our graduates have taken their strong preparation to careers at the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Morgan Stanley, as well as graduate programs at Northwestern, University of Chicago, and Harvard, among many others.
Beginning fall 2016, business students can take courses in this growing field.
The Women in Biz organization on campus elected its 2016-17 executive board. Kyra Vidas will serve as President, McKenzie Mac as Vice President, Callie Schaser as Secretary, and the new Treasurer is Anna Shcherbiak. Congratulations to all!
The new Finance program at Lake Forest College continues to grow, and has undertaken new initiatives this year to further enhance the opportunities available to students. Professor Stewart Foley summarized five.