This course is designed to provide students with an introduction and overview to the function of money and banking in the U.S. economy. It includes information concerning the types of financial institutions, the role of saving and lending, and the features of a bank’s balance sheet and income statement. The role and function of the Federal Reserve in influencing monetary and fiscal policies will be presented. The importance of bank regulation as well as international banking will also be considered.
Offered Fall for 3 Semester hours.