BU-701: Principles of Finance
Course, prefix, number, & title: BU-701 Principles of Finance
Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 3 class hours
Pre-requisites (if any): ECON-101 or ECON-102
Course Description in college catalog:
Principles of money and banking; development of money and credit system; U.S. monetary history; American banking institutions, including policies and operations of Federal Reserve system; monetary and fiscal policies; inflation and international monetary institutions.
Academic programs for which this course serves as a requirement or an elective:
General Education Outcomes: Below is a listing of General Education Outcome(s) that this course supports.
Communicate effectively in various forms
Course-specific student learning outcomes:
Students will achieve the following course objectives:
Students will be able to define the roll of financial markets and institution.
Students will be able to define the functions of the Federal Reserve System.
Students will understand how monetary policy is conducted in the United States.
Students will be able to differentiate between money markets and capital markets.
Students will demonstrate understanding of equity markets.
Use foundational business principles to evaluate and solve problems for finance.
Methods by which student learning will be assessed and evaluated; describe the types of methods to be employed; note whether certain methods are required for all sections:
Academic Integrity policy (department or College):
Academic honesty is expected of all students. Any violation of academic integrity is taken extremely seriously. All assignments and projects must be the original work of the student or teammates. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any questions regarding academic integrity should be brought to the attention of the instructor. The following is the Queensborough Community College Policy on Academic Integrity: "It is the official policy of the College that all acts or attempted acts that are violations of Academic Integrity be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. At the faculty member's discretion and with the concurrence of the student or students involved, some cases though reported to the Office of Student Affairs may be resolved within the confines of the course and department. The instructor has the authority to adjust the offender's grade as deemed appropriate, including assigning an F to the assignment or exercise or, in more serious cases, an F to the student for the entire course." Read the University's policy on Academic Integrity opens in a new window(PDF).
Any student who feels that he or she may need an accommodation based upon the impact of a disability should contact the office of Services for Students with Disabilities in Science Building, Room S-132, 718-631-6257, to coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities. You can visit the Services for Students with Disabilities website.