sec493 | undergraduate
Survey Of Security
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Institutional and Other Security Applications
- Determine the factors associated with protecting individuals and business interests worldwide.
- Assess security issues associated with public institutions.
- Design security countermeasures for major public events.
- Compare and contrast security factors across public transportation.
- Analyze the issues involved with protecting important persons, celebrities, corporate executives, and political officials.
Emerging Trends in Security
- Analyze the issues regarding emergency preparedness.
- Analyze the effect of the increased emphasis on homeland security concerns.
- Assess current uses of technology to enhance security measures.
Analyze special problems associated with utility industries.
- Identify the causes and effects of industrial loss.
- Identify security issues involved in the transportation of goods.
- Describe the responsibilities associated with industrial security.
Proprietary and Contract Security
- Compare proprietary and contract security operations, including the functions and types of services provided by each.
- Describe the issues involved in choosing the appropriate type of security.
- Explore the various roles of security personnel, including guards, patrol officers, investigators, armed couriers, and consultants.
Retail and Commercial Security
- Describe the responsibilities associated with retail and commercial security.
- Describe the issues related to shopping centers and mall security.
- Determine the importance and methods of protecting financial institutions and office buildings.
- Describe the security needs of hotels, motels, and housing units.
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