Printed on 4/17/2021

Security Management

20-504-27 Certificate (C) 15 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Online

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

If you want to move up in your security career, this certificate can help. Learn the leadership and supervisory skills you’ll need to advance. You’ll get a basic overview of business, along with a study of supervision, security law and security requirements in the business environment. You’ll also learn about the Department of Homeland Security using actual case studies. You’ll be ready for that promotion when opportunity knocks.

COURSE LIST

Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Business, Introduction to
    10-102-112
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10102112
    • Credits: 3.00

    Provides an overview of the variety of activities in the world of business. It focuses on the responsibilities connected with operating a business from both organizational and managerial viewpoints. It also examines the role of government in business.

  • Supervision
    10-196-191
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10196191
    • Credits: 3.00

    Uses a practical approach to training people in the basics of supervision and management. This course emphasizes the application of theory and covers management functions, the skills needed to perform those functions, the history of management, contemporary management trends, ethics, communication and total quality management.

  • Security Law
    10-504-123
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10504123
    • Credits: 3.00

    Examines the legal principles applicable to the security field. Included are the legal topics of negligence, intentional torts, agency and business liability for 3rd party acts. In addition, the student will learn about probable cause, arrest, search and seizure, and interrogation from a private security perspective.

  • Industrial Security
    10-504-147
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10504147
    • Credits: 3.00

    Provides an examination of security requirements and responsibilities of the security professional for the private sector employer/manufacturer. An in-depth study of employee access control, employee theft, staffing, risk management, internal and external controls, fire control systems, asset protection and work place violence are just a few areas that will be examined.

    Prereq: Crime Prevention Principles 10504203 or not pursuing a degree
  • Homeland Security Management
    10-504-187
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10504187
    • Credits: 3.00

    Introduces students to the Department of Homeland Security at the federal, state and local level. The management application of responsibilities and resources of various homeland security components related private security and public safety will be studied using actual case analysis.

    Prereq: Industrial Security (10504147) OR not pursuing a degree
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