Security (Physical Security and Crime Prevention) OpenCourseWare: A Free Undergraduate Course on Crime Prevention and Security by Weber State

Published Feb 08, 2009

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Weber State offers the OpenCourseWare 'Introduction to Security' within its Criminal Justice curriculum. This course focuses on topics important to security management professionals, including fire protection, emergency response and planning and more. This undergraduate-level course is intended for students interested in studying Criminal Justice, Security Management, Information Technology and related fields.

Introduction to Security: Course Specifics

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Undergraduate Yes No No Yes

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Introduction to Security: Course Description

Kenneth C. Freimuth teaches the 'Introduction to Security' OpenCourseWare from Weber State University. This Criminal Justice course focuses on the importance of safety precautions and crime prevention. Students study these topics and how they relate to a variety of security management careers. Students study the evolution of the field, from its humble beginnings to today's technology-heavy positions. Specific lecture topics in this undergraduate-level course include the relationship between security and the law, workplace violence and transportation, retail and commercial security.

Available online are 23 lectures along with assignments and lecture notes. Students interested in the courseshould visit the security and crime prevention course page.

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