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FINANCE 333Financial Markets3 credits
Prerequisites: Admission to the College of Business and Business 389 with a grade of "C" or better and 331 with a grade of "C" or better.
A study of the financial system of the United States and other countries. Topics in this course include financial markets, financial securities such as financial derivatives, financial institutions, laws and regulations. The course examines the role and operation of financial markets to raise and allocate scarce capital resources. The course also examines how interest rates are determined and the effects of the Federal Reserve and Treasury policies on the financial system. Prerequisites: Business 389 with a grade of "C" or better and Business 331 with a grade of "C" or better. Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.