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Electronic Payment Systems
Call Number: 24759
Course Number: 6575-01
Professor: Dee Pridgen
Credit Hours & Type of Credit: 1
Semester Offered: Spring
Prerequisites: Payment Systems
Recommended Courses: None
Course Overview: This course permits advanced study of the laws governing modern electronic payment systems, including such topics as credit cards, debit cards, electronic funds transfer, automated clearing house systems, wire transfers and letters of credit.
Course Materials: See the current Book List located under Courses and Curriculum.
Course Format: A problem approach is used in this course to reinforce an understanding of the legal doctrines and to emphasize the practical effect of commercial transactions and payment systems law on a lawyer's day-to-day practice.
The course is designed to address issues relevant to those students who wish to practice transactional law, as well as those who anticipate a career in commercial litigation or as a general practitioner.
Written Assignments: None
Type of Exam: Sixty-minute final exam consisting of multiple choice, short answer, short essay questions or a combination of each.
Basis for Grading Student Performance: 90% based on final exam; 10% based on attendance and class participation.
Other Comments: Electronic Payment Systems is taught the last one third of the semester. Both second and third year students are welcome to enroll. Historically, the class has been composed of both second and third year students.