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Introduction to Security

HLSC - 173

Credits: 3

Catalog Year: 2017

This course introduces students to the goals of security management. The historical and legal aspects of security will be examined within the framework of structural, electronic, informational, and human protection systems. Other topics presented in the course include: risk assessment, planning, program implementation and administration, intelligence gathering, investigations, and industrial and institutional security. The qualities and competencies of effective security leadership shall also be addressed with emphasis on the importance of ethical behavior and the need for professionalism.