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ECN325 Money and Banking

This course reinforces the knowledge base of macroeconomics and microeconomics. The course gives students a more in-depth coverage of topics first introduced in those courses, including industry structure, industry regulation, money, interest rates, inflation, the Federal Reserve System and monetary policy. This course offers a rigorous presentation of contemporary issues in money, banking and financial markets with use of both a textbook and outside readings. This course reinforces knowledge of five core principles of money, banking and finance which comprise the rationale of the system of payment and value. In reading, thinking and writing assignments, students must consider multiple points of view on both financial markets and financial institutions.

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites: ECN251, ECN252

Academic Catalog 15-16