FI 363 Financial Institutions and Markets
S2J 2006 DN
Fritch, Jacque L.
BSB, Accounting University of Kansas 1980MBA,Finance University of MO @ KC 2000
March 13, 2006 through May 7, 2006
5:30 - 9:50 PM
Textbook: Money & Capital Markets
Peter Rose and Milton Marquis 9th edition
Course Description: A study of the macrofinancial environment with emphasis on the structure, functions, and economic role of financial institutions and markets. This includes the role of commercial banks, the central banking system and international finance. Pre-requisite: EC301. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: The facilitator's educational philosophy is one of involving the students in classroom time, based on prior reading and preparation for class from the textbook reading assignments and focused homework, and use of all current business news sources available, to make the textbook fundamentals more current and interesting. Emphasis and encouragement is given to exploration of new ideas, issues and contradictions, and developing a skill set that enables the student to be employable at multiple levels.
Instructor Learning Outcomes
Grading: 2 Quizzes 10% each total of 20%
1 Final Quiz 30%
Short (chapter) presentation 20%
Homework, current reading and participation 30%
Late Submission of Course Materials: No late homework is accepted.
If you have to miss a quiz due to illness or job required travel, let me know BEFORE class (by phone or email) starts the night you will miss, and we will set a time for makeup of the quiz. If you do not notify me before class of your absence, your grade will be docked on the make up quiz.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Turn off cell phones during class time.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: See the below details of the chapters covered, and some other details.
The homework problems(only 3 a week) will be set out both in class the week before they are due AND on the web page cited above.
The students will be ALSO required as part of each week's homework to bring a current business article with their own 1 page summary of the facts and the issues in the article. Some followup class time will be spent with these articles. This part of homework represents half of the homework grade.
Student presentations on each chapter are done to enhance instructor's lecture and involve students in methods of teaching. Each chapter can be presented in 10-15 minutes, then instructor will follow up.
Meeting - 1
Read Ch 1&2
Meeting - 2
Student presentations begin- Ch 3&4-each student picks a chapter and presents to class in their choice of methods
Read Ch 3&4
Meeting - 3
Student presentations Ch 5&6
Read Ch 5&6
Practice Quiz-grade in class and discuss
Meeting - 4
Student presentations Ch 7&8
Read Ch 7&8
Meeting - 5
Student presentations on covered chapters
Read Ch 10,11,12,13
Practice quiz-grade in class and discuss
Meeting - 6
Read Ch 14,15,16,17
Meeting - 7
Student presentations completed
Read Chapters 21 &22
Meeting - 8
Do student survey!!
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89
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