History Of Money

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|[pic] |Syllabus |
| |School of Business |
| |FIS/200 Version 4 |
| |History of Money |

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Course Description

This course investigates the nature and uses of money, from ancient times to the present, as well as considering its future utility and relevance. It covers the role of money in economic, social, and political contexts, covering views from personal to global perspectives.


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Course Materials

The history of money. (2007). New York, NY: Wiley.

All electronic materials are available on the student website.

|Week One: Money as Matter |
| |Details |Due |Points |
|Objectives |Recognize real-world instances where money is used as matter. | | |
| |Trace changes in the substances that have historically been used as money. | | |
|Course Preparation |Read the course description and objectives. | | |
| |Read the instructor’s biography and post your own. | | |
|Readings |Read Appendix A. | | |
| |Read Ch. 1–4 in The History of Money. | | |
| |Read this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings. | | |
|Discussion Questions & |Participate with at least two substantive posts on four separate days. Initial |DQ1- 5/7/13 |30 |
|Participation |responses to discussion questions will count towards the participation requirement. |DQ2- 5/9/13 | |
| | |Part- 5/12/13 | |

|Week Two: Money as Matter |
| |Details |Due |Points |