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2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
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FIN 150 - Financial Institutions Management

Semester Hours: 3

Fall, Spring

This course will focus on the financial management and regulation of financial institutions, with a primary focus on commercial banks. Students should be able to comprehend the various forms of risks faced by intermediaries and the trade-offs required in order to balance risks and returns. The focus will be on the modern techniques of asset, liability and risk management, with an emphasis on the regulatory issues of capital adequacy, and risk-shifting as they affect the safety and soundness of the financial system. Managing risk requires a thorough understanding of compliance and regulatory requirements including the latest Federal Reserve and Basel rules on traditional banking and trading of derivatives and other off-balance sheet activities.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
Prerequisite: FIN 101 . Corequisite: FIN 110 . (Formerly Commercial Bank Administration, Policies and Practices.)

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