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Security

20-504-22 Certificate (C) 17 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Online

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

Security specialists help businesses protect their assets and reduce loss. Learn about the types of crime that affect businesses, as well as the protection of people and business assets in the workplace. Your study will include information about both physical and electronic security equipment and applications. You’ll also learn how to analyze risk and make recommendations to address vulnerabilities. With this training, you’ll be ready to start your career in security.

COURSE LIST

*Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.

Course Title
Course Number
Credits
Physical Security Applications
10-504-108
3
Studies the applications of all forms of physical security equipment used in the security profession. Areas of concentration include security lighting, barriers, security design, locks, entry control, cargo security, guard forces and the integration of these forms.
Electronic Security Applications
10-504-109
3
Studies the applications of all forms of electronic equipment used in the security profession. Areas of concentration include interior and exterior intrusion sensors, video, access control, contamination sensors, personnel screening devices, voice and data communications, and the integration of such equipment.
Prerequisite: Enrolled in any Criminal Justice-related ITS degree OR Security & Asset Protection degree OR Corequisite: Crime Prevention Principles 10504203 or not pursuing a degree
Security Life Safety
10-504-118
2
Learn those life safety issues that affect physical security hardware recommendations. Apply those principles to settings in the business world as they relate to current and recommended physical security hardware. Students will visit business establishments to view and identify related instructional units.
Crime Prevention Principles
10-504-203
3
This course explores ways to protect personal items. In this course students will understand the different types of glazing materials, environmental design, principles of lighting, how to conduct a building survey, hold community meetings and continue to educate the public.
Prerequisite: Writing Reports (10504205) OR active in Security & Asset Protection program OR Security Certificate OR not pursuing a degree
Basic Security Alarm Installation
10-504-145
3
Learn how security systems detect intrusion and notify authorities. Labs reinforce device operation and proper system design.
Advanced Security Alarm Installation
10-504-183
3
Design a stand-alone intrusion detection system and learn how to integrate CCTV and access control into an overall secure site plan.
Prerequisite: Basic Alarm Installation 10504145
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