syllabus - ECON 330: Money and Banking, 3 credit hours Fall...

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ECON 330: Money and Banking, 3 credit hours Fall 2007 Section 1: Tuesday and Thursday, 11:30AM-12:45PM, SMU 104 Section 2: Tuesday and Thursday, 5:00PM-6:15PM, SRO B Prof. J. Santos South Dakota State University Course Syllabus and Schedule Dr. Joseph Santos O¢ ce: Scobey Hall R.150 O¢ ce hours: Wednesday, 10:00AM to 11:30AM, and Thursday, 2:30PM to 4:00PM, or by appointment Phone: 605.688.4846 Email: Please contact me via WebCT regarding matters speci&c to this course; for all other matters, please contact me via joseph.santos@sdstate.edu. Course website: WebCT Course Description Money and banking examines the historical development of money, the banking system, and the Federal Reserve in the United States. The course studies interest rate determination and how monetary policy a/ects rates and the economy. study short-term and long-term securities markets. In particular, we price and discuss the characteristics characteristics and functions of depository institutions, investment intermediaries, and contractual savings institutions. Finally, we examine the policy roles of domestic and international monetary authorities, such as the Federal Reserve System and the European Central Bank. Course Prerequisites The prerequisites for this course are ECON 201 (Principles of Microeconomics) and ECON 202 (Principles of Macroeconomics). Instructional Methods The instructional methods for this course include lectures, class discussions, readings, Aplia learning exercises (see section titled Supplemental materials ), and exams. I identify the due dates for all of these activities in the Course Calendar section of our (WebCT) course website; in addition, a tentative course schedule appears below. For a detailed description of how to navigate this course, please click the Start Here icon on our (WebCT) course website. Technical Support To learn about the technology that you will need to use WebCT, and to download select necessary software, please visit http:±±learn.sdstate.edu±online±require.htm. For technical support regarding WebCT, you may either call the SDSU Helpdesk at 605-688-6776, email them at SDSU.supportdesk@sdstate.edu, or visit their website at http:±±www3.sdstate.edu±TechnologySupport±InformationTechnologyServices±.
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Course Requirements, Policies and Expectations Required Reading Mishkin, Frederic S. The Economics of Money, Banking, and Financial Markets. 8th ed. Pearson Addison Wesley, 2007. Supplemental materials
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