CJ333 Security Administration

for S2F 2008

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CJ 333 Security Administration


S2F 2008 QU


Anthony J. Peters, CPP, Network+, MCSE, CISSP, CISM, ITIL


Senior Instructor


Masters, Criminal Justice, George Washington Univ., Wash, DC
BS, Criminal Justice, Univ. of W. Florida, Pensacola, FL
AS, Law Enforcement, Pensacola Jr. College, Pensacola, FL

Office Location

Fort Myer, VA

Office Hours

By Appointment

Daytime Phone

(703) 550-4044



Semester Dates

March 17 - May 18, 2008

Class Days


Class Time

8 a.m. to 1 p.m.


CJ 332

Credit Hours


Effective Security Management, 4th edition, Charles A. Sennewald

Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore

Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore

Additional Resources:

-  Security Management Magazine, Published Monthly by the American Society of Industrial Security
http://www.asisonline.org - Web Site of the American Society of Industrial Security
-  Introduction to Security, 7th Ed, Robert J. Fischer and Gion Green

Management of Information Security, 2nd Ed, Michael E. Whitman and Herbert J. Mattord

Employment Law, 5th Ed, Deborah J. Lockton

Security Professional's Practical Guide to the Law, David L. Ray

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Course Description:
This intermediate course examines organization and management of security programs in business, government and industry with emphasis on selection and implementation of security. Prerequisite: CJ332. 3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:

Lecture, demonstration, videos, field trips, student presentations, research assignments and class discussion will be used to stimulate learning.  I encourage students to bring their work and life experiences into the classroom to create and foster a fun and active learning environment where students can explore learning concepts, theories, and applied concepts.  Students are encouraged to work collaboratively through the learning process and to respect each student's contributions to the learning environment.

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Diagram managerial acts and functions
  2. Categorize leadership principles
  3. Apply organizational principles, structure, and function

Core Assessment:

Class Assessment:

The student will be required to develop a ten page paper that explores leadership principles and gives examples of organizational principles, structures and functions.  The paper will incude a diagram of managerial acts and functions.  The paper will discuss and categorize leadership principles. 
The student will be required to take a mid-term and final exmination on material covered by the text and class presentations.


Assessment of learning will be determined by using the following percentages to compute your final grade:

1.  The mid-term examination will count a maximum 35%
2.  The paper will count a maximum 20%
3.  The final Examination will count a maximum 45% 

The final course grade will be determined by the above assessment.  Grading factors for the written assignment will include: timeliness (Being on time with your papers), format (APA or MLA), grammar, logical presentation, depth, range and timeliness of references.  The course grade will be given based upon the following measurements: 

Final course grading scale:
     A . . . . . . . . . 93% or over
     B . . . . . . . . . 83% to 92.99%
     C . . . . . . . . . 73% to 82.99%
     D . . . . . . . . . 63% to 72.99%
     F . . . . . . . . . 62% and below or more than 15 course hours missed.

Late Submission of Course Materials:

Assignments and papers are required to be submitted on time.  Late submissions will result in an adjustment to the student final grade (See course assessment).  If an assignment is due on a night that the student is not present, it is the student's responsibility to get the assignment to the instructor on the due date.  Five points will be deducted each day an assignment is late. Assignments will not be accepted after three dates of the due date without prior approval from the instructor.


Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Class participation is expected and will form a “Plus” factor of the final grade. 
-  Students are expected to attend all scheduled classes and be on time.
-  Students are required to read all material assigned prior to class and apply the material during class discussions,      activities, and exercises.
-  The student is responsible for providing the instructor with justification for an excused absence, either prior to or immediately after the absence.
-  Computers are now an integral part of our educational experience.
-  Students must be responsible for planning ahead and meeting deadlines.
-  Students will conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times.
-  Students are expected to respect other students' opinions and values, even if they disagree with those opinions and values.
-  There should only be one person talking at a time. Side bar conversations will not be tolerated.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

Class #






Introduction - Managerial Functions:  Planning, Organizing, Directing, Coordinating, and Controlling.  Characteristics of the Successful Manager, Leadership and Time Management.




General Security Management - Oganizational Principles: Logical Division of Work; Clear Lines of Authority and Responsibility; Span of Control; Unity of Command; Responsibility; Coordination; Changing Rolls, and Organization Structures.
Term Paper Topic Due
1 and 2



Security Rolls in Organizations, The Director's, and the Supervisor's Rolls.




Security Employees and Standards of Conduct.  Hiring Security Personnel, Job Descriptions, Training, Discipline, Motivation and Morale.
Review for Mid-Term Examination



The Promotion Process, Communication (Written and Oral)
Mid-Term Examination



Observations and case studies. Present and turn in draft paper.




Career and Non-Career (Advantages and Disadvantages).
Term Paper Due



Operational Management:  Planning and Budgeting; Program Management; Risk; Security Surveys; Office Administration; Written Policies and Procedures.
Review for Final Examination



Aspects of Mismanagement.
Final Examination

Academic Honesty:
Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life.   Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-86

Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  3. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  4. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "F".
  5. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  6. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  7. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-88

Disability Guidelines:
Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed 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 law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .


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