FI 363 Financial Institutions & Markets
S1U 2012 LU
PhD. - Business AdministrationM.S. FinanceM.B.A.
January 16,2012 – March 11, 2012
4:50 - 10:10 PM
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Format: Cloth; 704 pp
Additional Resources: The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) and The Economist are excellent resources for this course.
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: The final course grade will be determined using the following measurements:
Grading: Participation 10%
Project Paper 30%
Mid Term Exam 30%
90% - 100% A
89% - 80% B
79% - 70% C
69% - 60% D
59% -50% F
The course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.
All final exams in all School of Business courses will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. They will constitute 30% of the total course grade and will not be a take-home exam. They will be completed during the test week in the period designated by the registrar or by the Proctor in the case online courses. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Dean of the School of Business.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Students are expected to attend all class meetings, be punctual, and
participate in class discussions. If a student is unable to complete the class
attendance according to university policy, it is his/her responsibility to
withdraw from the class. In cases of emergency or illness, students are to
contact the instructor as soon as possible and arrange for another student to
take notes, pick up any handouts, etc. Any unexcused absence or excessive
tardiness will result in lowering your grade by one full letter grade. No participation points will be given for
missed classes. Allowing students to
make-up a missed exam is at the option of the instructor. The number of points
deducted is at the option of the instructor. Keep in mind
that technology problems are not an excuse for late assignments. If you have
technology problems i.e. posting, etc please make other arrangements like emailing
to a fellow student or instructor. Keep electronic copies of all materials.
Park University's Policy Statements attached apply to this course. Cheating and
plagiarizing will not be tolerated and will result in zero points for that
assignment. In order for all students to have opportunities for active
participation in class discussions and learning activities, classmates are
encouraged to be respectful to their fellow students. Allow all students time
to express their ideas and positively encourage comments from others. Students
must be assured that any personal information shared with classmates will be
considered confidential. All assignments and exams must be completed in order
to pass the course.
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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 students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93
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. from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
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Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
Additional Information:Project Paper Requirements:
Each student will prepare a minimum 10 page paper (content, excluding title page, references) that applies concepts learned in the class to explain how the financial markets and institutions contributed to the Great Recession. At least 5 references must be included. These references should be from legitimate sources such as academic journals, the Wall Street Journal, the Economist, etc. Wikipedia is not an acceptable resource.
Paper will be graded based on the following:
Writing/Grammar - 10%
Content - Application of at least five concepts to explain the causes of the Great Recession -15% each at 50% total
Format - 10%
References - 5%
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