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Consumer Protection (COM-211)
Various (self-study, self-paced).
June 2021 - Present.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe the steps that have been taken by federal and state governments to protect consumers; apply provisions in the Truth in Lending Act, the Equal Opportunity Credit Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act and other laws to fact patterns; determine whether advertisements and telephone solicitations are deceptive or otherwise illegal; and explain which disclosures are necessary in consumer credit transactions to satisfy various federal laws and regulations.
The Consumer Protection course takes an in-depth look at the multitudes of steps that have been taken to protect consumers from predatory practices of lenders, sellers, and other participants in the marketplace. The course focuses on the Truth in Lending Act, the Equal Opportunity Credit Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and other state and federal laws that protect consumers.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Legal Technology, Introduction to Consumerism, Banking Laws, or Finance (6/21).