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Course Descriptions

LEAS 4210 - Consumer Law

Description

The study of the laws that govern consumer practices. The law surrounding commercial paper, contracts, sales, and secured transactions will be emphasized.


Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of how to conduct legal research and apply it in a form and manner that will enable them to support the legal system.
  2. Be able to comprehend and make informed decisions regarding the ethical dilemmas of their profession.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the American legal system in the manner necessary to enable them to function within the system and support its mission of service to society.
  • Module 1. Fraud and Misrepresentation
  • Module 2. Deceptive Practices & Product Liability
  • Module 3. Warranties & Internet Scams, Forgery, Credit, Card Fraud, and Identity Theft
  • Module 4. Truth in Lending
  • Module 5. Predatory Lending and Other Questionable Lending Practices
  • Module 6. Fair Credit Reporting
  • Module 7. Fair Debt Collection Practices
  • Module 8. Remedies Available to Consumers & When the Contract is Invalid
3

Credit Hours

Organizational Leadership


Prerequisites

  • LEAS 1100
CPL Eligible