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College Catalog 2023-2024 
College Catalog 2023-2024
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SECR 1000 - Introduction to Security

Credit Hours: 3.00

Prerequisites: None

An introduction to security administration including an historical, philosophical, and legal framework for security operations, as well as detailed presentations of specific security processes and programs currently and historically utilized in providing security. An overview of the personnel, physical information process, and specialized programs for plants, retail stores, transportation systems, and security education. The total environmental, political, financial, legal ramifications of the individual in society.

Billable Contact Hours: 3

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Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, the student will know the primary security disciplines.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. List and describe the eight primary security disciplines.
  2. In a small working group, prepare and orally present security countermeasures for a prepared security scenario.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, the student will understand modern security within a historical context.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Critically compare historic and modern security countermeasures.
  2. Conduct research on a twentieth century labor or civil unrest incident or event and produce a deliverable product.

  • Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
  • Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
  • Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
  • Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
  • Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
  • Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.
CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
Scientific Literacy: YES


  1. Introduction to Security
  2. History of Security Concepts
  3. Security and Labor Unrest
  4. Security and Civil Unrest
  5. Ethics and Professionalism
  6. Internal and External Security Relations
  7. Security Industry Overview
  8. Personnel Security
  9. Physical Security
  10. Information Security
  11. Operations Security
  12. Industrial Security
  13. Industrial Fire Protection and Safety
  14. Security and Technology
  15. The Future of Security
  16. Final Examination

Primary Faculty
Bowlin, Samantha
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Lopez, Michael
Mirijanian, Narine

Primary Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088

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