Finance Fast-Track

The Finance Fast-Track is designed to provide incoming students with the opportunity to access an accelerated course progression in order to prepare them for certain competitive careers in finance. Accepted students will take recommended economics and finance courses in their first two years at St. Olaf. Students participating in this opportunity should consider an economics major with a finance emphasis.

Finance employers are increasingly engaging with students in their sophomore year. Many major finance firms are hiring for post-junior year summer internships in the spring semester of the sophomore year! The Finance Fast-Track , in addition to academic advising and intentional coaching in the Piper Center for Vocation and Career, enables students to be competitive for these opportunities by providing them with the knowledge and skills needed to successful.

The Piper Center for Vocation and Career has developed a four-year Co-Curricular Recommendation to outline suggested co-curricular activities for students with career interests in Finance.

It is recommended that students interested in careers in Finance should major in Economics with a Finance Emphasis. Please follow the course recommendations outlined on the Economics Department Website.

Technology Recommendation: PC-based computers are the standard in careers in finance.


Four Year Co-Curricular Roadmap: Finance