3 credit hours
Prerequisites: ACCT 210, MGMT 228, and admission to Breech School of Business
A sound economy rests upon the health of its financial system. This course focuses on the history of financial markets over the past century. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the differences among various financial institutions, the activities of banks, the regulatory environment in which banks operate, and the role of banks as financial intermediaries. Other topics include the Federal Reserve system and monetary policy.