Assets Protection & Loss Prevention (496B)

Nature of Profession

A security and loss prevention professional seeks answers to protection problems through environmental and situational crime prevention. A proactive approach involving multiple disciplines linking risk analysis, planning and physical security are used to develop countermeasures to suppress internal and external threats to an organization. A security and loss prevention professional use a vast array of tools and techniques to protect the organization. A security and loss prevention professional must show good judgment and be able to follow protocol. In an emergency, a security and loss prevention professional must make split-second decisions and take charge of the situation.

Related Job Titles

Some related job titles include loss prevention officer, private police officer, private or public security officer, armored car guard, gaming surveillance officer, surveillance officer, enforcement agent and private investigator.

Courses

First Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
CJUS 1101 Introduction to the Criminal Justice Profession 3
CJUS 1108 Introduction to Terrorism 2
ENGL 1101 English Composition I 3
PSCI 1104 American Government (The American Democracy I) 3
PSYC 1110 Principles of Psychology 3

Second Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
BADM 2208 Supervision & Leadership 4
CJUS 2233 Criminal Investigation 2
CJUS 2234 Constitutional Criminal Procedures 3
ENGL 1102 English Composition II 3
MATH 1124 Finite Math 3
PSCI 1105 American Government (The American Democracy II) 3

Third Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
CJUS 1105 Asset Protection & Loss Prevention 3
CJUS 2236 Current Issues in Criminal Justice 3
CJUS 2245 Crime Scene Investigation 3
PHIL 1107 Ethics 3
SOCI 2230 Social Problems 2
SOCI 2232 The Criminal Justice System 2

Fourth Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
CJUS 1104 Private Security Training 6
CJUS 2235 Law Enforcement Internship 2
CJUS 2241 Comparative Criminal Justice Systems 3
SOCI 2231 Juvenile Delinquency 2
SPTH 1115 Fundamentals of Effective Speech 3
Program Total: 64

Faculty