PSS2210 Intro to Security Management

Course Overview

Educational Level: Lower undergraduate, Associate
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Wilton Gleaton

Course Description:

This course provides students with a career focused approach by examining opportunities within the security industry. Discussions will include the concepts, principles, and methods of organizing and administering security management. The implementation of physical security measures, patrolling, threat assessments/vulnerabilities, and crowd control will also be covered. Discussion covers both private and governmental protection of assets, personnel, and facilities.

How This Course Benefits Students:

This associate level course is intended to be an introduction to topics covered in other courses but with an emphasis toward security management opportunities. The objective is to manage security duties, evaluate and apply risk management principles, and evaluate administrative and operational issues in both the private sector and with governmental agencies. This course will place an emphasis on glorifying God while serving the needs of security management professionals.

Why This Course Is Important:

Professionals working in security management can range from security guards who provide protection for buildings to IT professionals who develop network systems and software applications. This course provides an introduction to issues and career fields related to security management. Job titles in this field include security guards, security directors, managers of security infrastructure, physical security supervisors, and safety systems support managers.