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BUS 487 Global Topics in Finance

This course explores the global issues of finance through interactive and hands-on learning activities. The topics may vary from semester to semester. Examples of the activities may include visiting with different financial institutions, participating in the management of an endowed portfolio, and surveying documentaries and creating video presentations on recent or historical events relating to the global issues of finance. Examples of the topics include financial innovation and ethics, the credit crisis and its history, the theory and application of the speculative markets, and the special issues of entrepreneurial finance. The course may be cross-listed with a graduate course and follow the MBA schedule. Prerequisites: ECO 105, ECO 106, and BUS301.Fulfills diversity requirement.