Banking and Financial Institutions

Information Introduction

Section 1, Spring 24

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 8/40
Credits: 4
Days Time Room Start Date End Date






1410-1530 WB104

Course Description

This course will examine the regulation of financial institutions in the United States, with an emphasis on federal regulation of banking. It will cover the history of the U.S. banking industry; the basic rationales for regulation; the process of forming and acquiring banks; geographic and activities restrictions on banks; safety and soundness safeguards; affiliations between banks and securities, insurance, and other firms; bank failure and resolution; and international banking regulation. The course will also cover a selection of current topics, including regulatory challenges posed by new technologies; financial inclusion; anti-money laundering, sanctions, and anti-bribery compliance; climate-related policies; and white collar crime in the financial industry.

Course Requirements

Exam Information

Final Type (if any): Flex

Description: Flex exam at end of semester.

Other Course Details

Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None

Exclusive With: None

Laptops Allowed: Yes

First Day Attendance Required: No

Course Resources: To be announced.

Graduation Requirements

Satisfies Understanding Bias/Racism/Cross-Cultural Competency requirement: No

Satisfies Writing Requirement: No

Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No

Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

Additional Course Information

Schedule No.: 124218632

Modified Type: Lecture

Cross Listed: No

Concentrations: Business Organization and Finance

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