A three-unit course that looks at problems and possibilities facing today's consumer will be offered this spring by Orange Coast College's Economics Department.
Spring semester classes begin on Monday, Feb. 2.
Titled "Consumer Economics," and listed as Economics 110 in OCC's schedule, the course meets Monday and Wednesday mornings, from 8-9:25 a.m.
The course covers personal financial planning, decision making, use of credit, principles of saving and investment, personal taxation, government regulation, and environment protection. Special attention is given to problems in housing, transportation, health services and insurance.
The course is fully transferable to the California State University system.
Spring registration is under way, and registration appointments are available in OCC's Admissions Office. The office is open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
OCC's spring enrollment fees are $18 per unit. The spring schedule is listed on the college's Internet web page (orangecoastcollege.com). The printed schedule is available in the Admissions Office.
For spring registration information, phone (714) 432-5072.