|Course||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|CJ 104||Introduction to Security||(3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.|
This course examines the systems and organization of security with primary emphasis on the private sector. You will learn about the role of security within society, contemporary issues in security including legal authority, enhancing forms of physical security and security in multiple industries and institutional settings. Finally, we will evaluate the challenges and standards of the modern security profession and its expanding responsibilities.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- Analyze the historical evolution of security.
- Evaluate the role of security personnel within society.
- Distinguish between private security and public police, and their legal authority.
- Create methods to enhance security through physical and procedural controls.
- Develop plans for mitigating the impact of accidents, emergencies, and criminal situations.
- Differentiate between industrial, retail, commercial, and institutional security.
- Evaluate challenges facing security in the future.
- Evaluate the ethical standards of the security profession.
- Explore the vulnerabilities of information security systems.
Note: This course may not be offered every semester.
Please check the CJ section of the current course schedule for availability.