This course will prepare students to employ the skills needed in both online coursework and the workplace. The course is presented in two semesters.
Semester 1 presents an overview of basic personal, professional, and self-management skills, including setting goals, professional communication skills, and time management and stress management techniques.
Semester 2 defines types of security and patrol; discusses relations with police, the public, and labor organizations; and describes procedures for crowd and traffic control. It presents techniques for improving memory and observation skills, taking effective notes, and writing satisfactory reports. It also provides context for and builds on information introduced in Semester 1.
There are no prerequisites for this course.