Learn banking and finance at North Dakota's largest business school.
Gain the economics background to understand how even small changes in policy or outlook
can affect the world's financial climate, and the business background to understand
how financial institutions can navigate those changes. The result: You'll be prepared
to make an immediate impact at financial institutions and regulatory agencies.
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Why study banking and financial economics at UND?
UND's Banking & Financial Economics program is part of the Nistler College of Business
& Public Administration (CoBPA), the largest business school in North Dakota. You'll
Principles and practices of banks and other financial institutions
Graduate with the ability to analyze risk, write about and understand financial markets
and institutions and understand how outside influences can affect financial institution
Accreditation by AACSB
This program is accredited by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Accreditation by AACSB
International puts the Nistler CoBPA in the top 5% of business schools in the world.
Banking & Financial Economics at UND
Network with students and others in your industry at one of 25 professional clubs
Sharpen your trading skills at the campus' Lanterman Investment Center, where you'll
learn to balance risk and reward with access to nearly 140 different worldwide exchanges.
Gain real-world experience at an internship. Out students have worked for organization
such as Microsoft, FDIC and the North Dakota Department of Financial Institutions.
UND's Banking & Financial Economics program gives you the skills to prepare for work
in regulatory agencies and financial institutions. Some possible careers include:
A Banking & Financial Economics degree gives you the strategic skills you need, including:
Our alumni have gone on to a variety of successful careers with:
Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.
Edward D. Jones & Co., L.P.
Wells Fargo & Company
Business Courses You Could Take
ECON 405. Bank Regulation. 3 Credits.
The regulations imposed upon the banking industry are examined at several levels: state, federal, and global. Both the historical development of banking regulation as well as current issues/controversies are discussed. In addition, the banker's perspective of regulatory compliance is explored. Prerequisite: ECON 303. S.
ECON 438. International Money and Finance. 3 Credits.
Identification of key international financial concepts and analysis of their relationships in the international money and capital markets; determination of the balance of payments and exchange rates; and examination of alternative organizations of the international monetary system. Prerequisite: ECON 309. F.
MRKT 305. Marketing Foundations. 3 Credits.
An overview of the scope and nature of market exchange and the buyer's pivotal role. Prerequisites: ECON 201, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior Standing, a minimum total of 45 credit hours, and declared COBPA majors only. Prerequisites or Corequisites: ACCT 201 and ECON 210. F,S,SS.
MGMT 300. Principles of Management. 3 Credits.
This course provides a survey of the traditional functions of management with primary emphasis on planning, organizing, controlling, and leading. This emphasis involves coverage of managerial decision making, leadership, motivation, interpersonal communication, staffing human resources, and organizational structure, design, and change and development. Additional topics include the history of managerial thought, management information systems, international management, and business ethics and social responsibility. Prerequisites or corequisites: A total of 30 or more credit hours, including courses in progress. F,S.
FIN 321. Real Estate Finance and Investment. 3 Credits.
Nature of real estate finance, financial sources, role of government, real estate financial instruments, loan processing, defaults and foreclosures in real estate finance, fundamentals of real estate investment analysis. Prerequisites: FIN 310 and Sophomore, Junior or Senior standing. F.
ECON 303. Money and Banking. 3 Credits.
Nature of our current Monetary system; functional analysis of commercial bank operations; limits to credit expansion; alternative theories of the value of money; monetary and fiscal policies for control of the business cycle; powers of the Federal Reserve System and the Treasury; mechanics of international payment; balance-of-payments and other problems. Prerequisites: ECON 201 and ECON 202. F,S,SS.
Leaders in Action
In the classroom or in the field, you'll gain the hands-on experience necessary to
become a leader in the industry.
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