Course Description

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Our Money and Banking course addresses the modern framework of today’s financial system and the important roles of both financial markets and banks. Numerous real business applications and the latest financial examples connect today’s money and banking topics to students’ everyday lives and careers. This course shows how the financial system consists of all securities, intermediaries and markets that exist to match savers and borrowers.

Prerequisite(s): Prior knowledge of Macroeconomics is highly recommended.

ECO 300: Money and Banking

ObjectivesCourse DetailsMaterialsTransferabilityMore Information

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify types of economic forces that affect the money and banking system
  • Recall the key factors contributing to interest rates, inflation and financial crises
  • Recognize the role of financial regulations, structures and monetary policies
  • Identify the basics of international monetary regimes and foreign exchanges
  • Recall the roles of the central bank and the federal reserve systems within the money and banking system
Course Language English
Course Length 135 hours/4 Months (120 Days)
Course Code ECO 300
Number of Credits 3

There is no extra cost for textbooks or materials. All materials are included with this course.

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Course Outline

Module 1 - Banking and the Financial System
Module 2 - Money and Interest Rates
Module 3 - Interest Rate Fluctuations, Spreads and Yields
Module 4 - Corporate Equities and Financial Structure
Module 5 - Bank Management, Innovation and Structure in Banking and Financing
Module 6 - Financial Regulation and Derivatives
Module 7 - Financial Crises and Central Bank Form and Function
Module 8 - Money Supply Process and Monetary Policy Tools
Module 9 - Monetary Policy Targets, Goals and Foreign Exchanges
Module 10 - International Monetary Regimes and Money Demand
Module 11 - IS-LM in Action
Module 12 - Aggregate Supply, Demand and Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanisms
Module 13 - Inflation and Monetary Policy Implications
Module 14 - Steps to Course Completion

 

Requirements

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

 

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2007 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player