ECON471 - Money and Banking

General

Prefix

ECON

Course Number

471

Course Level

Undergraduate

Instruction Mode

Lecture

Department/Unit(s)

College/School

School of Public Affairs

Description

Monetary economics, structure and functioning of commercial banks and other financial intermediaries. The Federal Reserve System and its monetary policy tools, goals, and targets.

Prerequisites

Credits

Min

3

Max

3

Repeatable

No

Goals and Diversity

MN Goal Course

No

Cultural Diversity

No

Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Learn how to analyze the functioning of financial markets, depository institutions, and the Federal Reserve System in the U.S.

Outcome

Identify each financial market's role within the macro-economy, as well as how these markets interact with one another.

Outcome

Analyze each financial market using the corresponding actual data, online resources, web sites, and other related platforms.

Outcome

Evaluate their understanding of the material covered by way of class projects, monetary economic surveys both online and traditional.