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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

CJS 203 - Principles of Campus Security

3 credit hours - Three hours lecture weekly; one term.
Explore the assorted methods of providing school and campus security. Study methods including but not limited to forming campus safety groups, conducting security assessments, assessing environmental factors that influence the implementation and sustenance of campus security initiatives, and the use of electronic safety systems. Study methods designed to identify, suppress and eradicate disruptive activity from a campus environment. Explore methods that encourage collaborative approaches to maintain a safe and productive learning environment.

Prerequisite or Corequisite: CJS 111  or HLS 111  

Course Outcomes:
Interpret and apply essential information.

  • Identify valuable information.
  • Identify strategies to develop sound campus/school security policies.
  • Apply information to case scenarios, simulations and table-top exercises.
  • Identify basic strategies to maintain a safe campus envionment.
  • Write valid and reliable reports, summaries and documents.

Articulate ideas and opinions based on credible facts and information.

  • Apply proper decision making strategies to case studies.
  • Articulate technology and other devices that enhance the safety of the school campus.
  • Articulate environmental enhancements that can improve and maintain campus safety.
  • Apply information to develop collaborative strategies to establish and maintain a safe campus/school environment.
  • Outline the cultural and political challenges that impact security policy and procedures.