This course is a capstone course that prepares students for a variety of entry-level positions with banks, credit unions, insurance companies, finance companies, and savings associations. Areas of instruction and on-the-job experience includes teller duties, finance terminology, check cashing, deposit, customer sales and service, etc. Math is integrated throughout the course on a daily basis through class instruction and financial industry application. Students also receive an overview of micro- and macro-economics. They will study supply and demand, the Federal Reserve System, business organizations and market structure, labor and government including taxation by state and federal governments, the stock market, and international transactions, GDP, income distribution, unemployment inflation, and monetary and fiscal policy. Communication and customer service skills are practiced and fine-tuned throughout the course.

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