FI 363 Financial Institutions and Markets
S2B 2006 BL
Instructor of Economics
Bachelors in EconomicsBachelors in Finance - Concentration BankingMasters of Science in Economics
5/27/06 - 7/15/06
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Textbook: Economics of Money, Banking, and Financial Markets
Frederic S. Mishkin, 7th 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: <a href='index.aspx?Class=EC301'>EC301</a>. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: The facilitator's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, dialogues, examinations, and web sites. The facilitator will engage each learner in what is referred to as disputatious learning to encourage the lively exploration of ideas, issues and contradictions.
Instructor Learning Outcomes
Grading: Grades will be based on the following:
2 - Exams @ 100 points each
At the end of the course, your accumulated points will be converted to grades based on the following scale:
90% - 100% = A
80% - 89% = B
70% - 79% = C
60% - 69% = D
below 60% = F
Late Submission of Course Materials: Missed Examinations: Make-up examinations will not be given unless prior arrangements have been made.
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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COURSE TOPICS/DATES/ASSIGNMENTS: (Subject to Change)
Introduction to Class
Why Study Money, Banking, and Financial Markets?
An Overview of the Financial System
What is Money?
Understanding Interest Rates
The Behavior of Interest Rates
The Risk and Term Structure of Interest Rates
Review for Exam # 1
Test #1(Chapters 1-6)
Banking Industry: Structure and Competition
The Structure of Central Banks and the Federal Reserve System
Multiple Deposit Creation and the Money Supply Process
Determinants of the Money Supply
Tools of Monetary Policy
Conduct of Monetary Policy: Money Goal and Targets
Review for Final Exam
Test # 2 (Chapters 10 and 14-18)
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