Apr 26, 2019  
Spring 2019 Catalog 
Spring 2019 Catalog

EC 201 - Money and Banking

Credit Hours: 3

Monetary theory and policy is combined with a study of the functions and operations of commercial and central banks. The approach is analytical, descriptive and historical.

Fulfills SUNY General Education -- Social Sciences.

Course Outcomes
On completion of this course students will be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of the role of money and banks in the broader economy;
  • analyze the importance of financial markets, financial institutions, central banking, and monetary theory;
  • describe the effects of monetary policy on interest rates; and
  • understand how central banks manage an economy's money in concert with the banking system.

Prerequisites: EC 102
F (C, N, S)