ERIC Number: ED254257
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
An Introduction to Commercial Security: Course Proposal.
A proposal is presented for a Community College of Philadelphia course, entitled "An Introduction to Commercial Security," which is intended to provide an introduction and analysis of the security administration function. Following a standard cover form, a statement of purpose for the course notes the rapid growth of the security industry, highlights the areas to be covered, and states the overall course mission. Next, seven course goals are stated and a course outline is presented. Then, eight course level objectives are presented, followed by related intermediate performance objectives. The course level objectives indicate that the student will: (1) describe the development of the private security industry in America; (2) analyze physical security controls and their relationship to the physical environment and crime; (3) analyze internal theft as it relates to business organizations; (4) analyze alarm systems necessary for establishing a total security program within a business; (5) analyze federal health and safety standards of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970; (6) describe retail theft; (7) analyze hospital security as it relates to visitors, parking areas, employee escort, and stockrooms; and (8) describe computer security. (LAL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Philadelphia Community Coll., PA.