A study of the financial system of the United States and other countries. Topics in this course include financial markets, financial securities such as financial derivatives, financial institutions, laws and regulations. The course examines the role and operation of financial markets to raise and allocate scarce capital resources. The course also examines how interest rates are determined and the effects of the Federal Reserve and Treasury policies on the financial system. Prerequisites: MHR 381 with a grade of "C-" or better and Finance 331 with a grade of "C-" or better. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5. Class Notes: Students MUST attend class the first day or will automatically be dropped from the class. Special course fees may apply. Enrollment Requirements: PR: MHR 381 and Fin 331 with a grade of C- or better. Bus majors who have been admitted to the COB; all other students can take up to 21 credits of 300/400 level COB dept courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017