Catalogue 2014 - 2015

CJ 350 Security Management


3 cr.


CJ 101, any 200-level course, and junior standing or permission of the instructor.

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide an understanding of the interrelationship between physical security and crime prevention including a study of the evolution of the security profession in the United States. It covers proper planning and security design in industry, physical security in business, and how to reduce loss and threat of loss, from both the smallest business to the largest of international corporate enterprises. This course seeks to introduce students to the career opportunities in the enormous field of private security as well as the role law enforcement officers play in the development of home and business security in their particular areas. Students are introduced to the concepts, techniques, and technologies now being developed in the areas of physical security, computer security, privacy of personnel information management, safeguarding proprietary information, retail security, facility security design, access control and systems integration, executive protection, and the application of these to the public sector, utilities, public buildings, and institutions.