Security and Loss Prevention

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Certificate Program
Program Coordinator: Jeffrey Crouch - 860-215-9418

This 27 credit certificate program prepares individuals for careers in security and loss prevention. Opportunities for employment in Southeastern Connecticut include work in industrial, corporate, business, retail and nuclear-based firms. Persons already employed in the field may pursue this certificate to upgrade their knowledge and skills while enhancing their career mobility.

Students may complete this certificate by completing the courses that are listed below.


Prerequisite Requirements:

ENG* K096@

Introduction to College English


Course ID Title of Course Credits
CJS* K101° Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CJS* K103° Introduction to Security 3
CJS* K211° Criminal Law I 3
CJS* K213° Evidence and Criminal Procedure 3
CJS* K220° Criminal Investigation 3
CJS* K230° Security Management 3
CJS* K231° Security Procedures 3
CJS* K291° Criminal Justice Practicum  
or or 3
_________ Elective  
ENG* K101° Composition 3

The following courses should be taken prior to all others: ENG* K101, CJS* K101, CJS* K103.
The following courses should be taken after CJS* K101 in the precise order: CJS* K230, CJS* K231, CJS* K211, CJS* K220, CJS* K213, CJS* K291. 

Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description. 


Security Loss and Prevention, Certificates
Program Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

1. identify and explain the basic structures and functions of the criminal justice system.

2. interpret the basic concepts and functions of criminal law.

3. apply constitutional principles that protect the rights of individuals and regulate criminal
    justice practices and procedures.

4. indentify and explain the basic operational roles of private police and the basic theories
    involved in the supervision of security personnel.