Protective Services

 

Protective services (private security) has been identified as one of the fastest growing occupations in the United States!If you would like to enter a dynamic, sky-is-the-limit career field where you will meet -- and assist - people from all walks of life and have responsibility to protect millions of dollars in assets -- people, property and information -- then becoming a protective services/private security officer is probably for you! Come take classes in the recently approved protective services (private security) specialization certificate (44 credits) or the Associate in Applied Science degree in Administration of Justice (68 credits) with a specialization in protective services (private security) and acquire educational skills that will make you very competitive in the protective services/private security/loss prevention job market!

Program Outcomes

Curriculum Map


For more information consult the College Catalog.

First Semester
 

   

ENG 111

College Composition I

3

ADJ 100

Survey of Criminal Justice

3

SOC 200

Principles of Sociology

3

SDV 100

College Success Skills

1

Second Semester

 

 

ADJ 130

Introduction to Criminal Law

3

SOC 235

Juvenile Delinquency

3

ENG 112

College Composition II

3

SOC 215
     OR
SOC 268

Sociology of the Family
              Or
Social Problems

3

Third Semester

 

 

ADJ 150

Introduction to Security Administration

3

PSY 200

Principles of Psychology

3

ITE 115

Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts

3

Fourth Semester

 

 

ADJ 227

Constitutional Law

3

ADJ 257

Loss Prevention

3

SOC 236

Criminology

3

HLT 116

Personal Wellness

3

 

 

 

Total Minimum Credits

43

(Student Worksheet)

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