CJ2233 Introduction to Security
Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice
Office Hours:11:35 am to 12:50pm
Semester Dates: August
22 2005 through December
Classroom: MC 23
Time: Tuesday and Thursday 11:35
am to 12:50pm
3 credit hours
The mission of Park
University, an entrepreneurial
institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which
will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage
in lifelong learning while serving a global community.
will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational
opportunities for learners within the global society.
Introduction to Security: The basic principles of security
and loss prevention that are common and fundamental to all area of protection
of personal property from historical and modern day points of view. Topics
include: the security industry, the threat environment, risk analysis,
fundamentals of physical security, safety, and accident prevention, and
common security problems.
Professor Davidson’s educational philosophy is based on
the use of many methods of learning. Readings,
lectures, class discussions, examinations, research, writing, and oral
presentations are some of the methods that will be utilized.
Principles if Security and Crime Prevention: by Pamela
Collins, Truett A. Ricks, and Clifford W. Van Meter 4th ed(
Anderson Publishing 1981, 1988,1994,2000.-Required.
Academic honesty is required of all members of a learning
community. Hence, Park University
will not tolerate cheating or plagiarism on tests, examinations, papers or
other course assignments. Students who engage in such dishonesty maybe given
failing grades or expelled from Park
Plagiarism- the appropriation or imitation of the language
or ideas of another person and presenting them as one’s original work-
sometimes occurs through carelessness or ignorance. Students who are
uncertain about proper documentation of sources should contact instructors.
Instructors are required to keep attendance records and
report absences. The instructor may excuse absences for cogent reasons, but
missed work must be made up within the term of reenrollment. Work missed
through unexcused absences must also be made up within the terms of
enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties. In the event
of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a term of enrollment, the
student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in the grade of “F”. An
Incomplete will not be issued to a student that has unexcused or excessive
absences in the term of enrollment. Students receiving Military Tuition
Assistance (TA) or Veteran’s Administration (VA) educational benefits must
not exceed three unexcused absences in the term of enrollment. Excessive
absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in
monetary penalty to students. Reports of F (attendance or academic) resulting
from excessive absences for students receiving financial assistance from
agencies not mentioned above will be reported to the appropriate agency.
Late Submission of
For each class period an assignment is late points will be
deducted. No course materials will be accepted after the last class meeting.
The learning in this course will be assessed by a variety
of means. Examinations, classroom participation, writings and oral
presentations will be some of methods used.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet criteria for
special assistance. These guidelines are designated to supply directions to
students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park
University’s policy to comply
fully with federal and state laws including section 504 of the Rehabilitation
Act of 1973 and the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding
students with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between
these guidelines and federal/state law, the provisions of law will apply.
Additional information concerning Park
University’s policies and
procedures related to disabilities can be found on Park
University web page
Students will be evaluated on the total number of points
each student earn as compared to the greatest number of points that maybe
earned in each class activity. In determining the number of points awarded
the following factors will be considered:
All assignments are due at the
beginning of the class period on the date they are due.
Course grades will be determined
on the following basis.
A total of 500 points is possible and the following
grading scale will be used to determine your final grade for the class.
450 to 500 points A
400 to 450 points B
350 to 400 points C
300 to 350 points D
Below 300 points F