Introduces the student to the field of private security--its history, structures, functions, and personnel; surveys the principles and practices of security administration. Lecture 3 hours per week.
GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE
The purpose of this course is to provide the student with a broad and contemporary overview of security in the multiple areas of proprietary and governmental fields of interest. It is aimed primarily at students beginning their study of security administration.
ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES
Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:
B. Career opportunities
C. Education and training applications
D. Defining security's role
E. Organizational structure
F. Legal basis and aspects of security
G. Risk analysis and security survey
H. Building and perimeter protection
I. Intrusion and access control
J. Internal theft countermeasures and controls
K. Safety and emergency planning
L. Basis of fire protection
M. Insurance applications
N. Issues in security administration
O. Basics of locks, alarms, and security lighting
Related topics at the discretion of the instructor.