CJST 305 Principles of Security, Crime Prevention, and Asset Protection (3) -- ONLINE
Prerequisite: ENGL 190. The course is an overview of the private security system, including crime prevention and its zones of protection. From the historical development and the professional nature of security, crime prevention, and asset protection to the legal aspects of private security, the course covers the foundations of security and crime prevention, including concepts of security techniques and access control equipment. The course defines asset protection and delineates the kinds of assets and the appropriate security.
CJST 325 Introduction to the Safety Sciences (3) -- ONLINE
Prerequisite: ENGL 190. The course provides an overview of the safety sciences, to include occupational safety and health, hazard prevention, systems safety, environmental safety, and fire protection. In addition to learning the principles of safety, the student will be able to identify rudimentary techniques to manage protection and prevention.
CJST 335 Introduction to Risk Management and Liability (3) -- ONLINE
Prerequisite: CJST 305. The course provides both a theoretical and practical introduction to risk and liability. The student will earn the principles of risk management, and fundamentally be able to identify and manage risk. In addition, the course explores the process tools and techniques, to include the use of surveys, and financial and other assessment tools.
CJST 400 Security Administration (3) -- ONLINE
Prerequisites: ENGL 190 and CJST 305. The course is a study of the organization, management and administration of security operations in businesses, industry, and government. Discussions include labor union negotiations, workplace violence, employee relations, emergency management, legal considerations, risk management and mitigation, access control and leadership in management. The course requires basic analyses of statistics and financial statements.
PST 320 Human Resources in Organizations (3) -- ONLINE
Prerequisites: OSTD 300 and junior status. An examination of human resource management functions. Students will gain a deeper understanding of the legal environment and equal employment opportunities; job design and analysis; recruiting, orientation, and training; performance appraisal; compensation systems; labor relations; collective bargaining and grievance processes; and health and safety in the workplace. The final course project will require students to conduct in-depth research in the area of human resource management (HRM) and apply HRM theory and research to a not-for-profit organization.
PST 330 Legal Issues in Organizations (3) -- ONLINE
Prerequisites: OSTD 300 and junior status. An introduction to the nature, formation and application of law in the U.S. legal system. Topics will include American public law; federal/state/local law governing business and industry; torts and contracts; litigation and arbitration; regulatory law; labor and employment law; compensation law; consumer protection; law as it relates to profit/nonprofit and public/private sector organizations. Students will apply course content and case law to a real world legal issue.