Minor in Corporate Security

Students may seek an academic minor in corporate security.

The corporate security minor complements the skills the student gains in his or her major discipline by providing a cross-disciplinary study of security management in a corporate environment. It is designed to help the student identify, at an early stage, and effectively mitigate or manage any developments that may threaten the resilience and continued survival of a corporation.

Requirements for the Minor

A minor in corporate security requires the completion of 15 credits in coursework related to corporate security. 

Students must take the following courses: 

  • CCJS 335 Introduction to Corporate Security (3)
  • CCJS 345 Introduction to Security Management (3)
  • CCJS 491 Institutional Security (3)

Students must take one of the following courses:

  • HMLS 408 Infrastructure in Homeland Security (3)
  • EMGT 304 Emergency Response Preparedness and Planning (3)

Students must take one of the following courses: 

  • BMGT 472 Business Continuity (3)
  • EMGT 310 Continuity of Operations Planning and Implementation (3)

Courses already applied toward other degree requirements (e.g., major or general education) may not be applied toward the minor. At least 9 credits must be earned in upper-level courses (numbered 300 or above). Prerequisites apply for all courses.

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