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Criminal Justice at College of DuPage  

Criminal Justice 1140: Principles of Security Administration

3 Credit Hours

The field of private security is growing faster than most private sector careers according to data from the U.S. Department of Labor 2012. The College of DuPage understands the demands some professionals and students have on their lives and provides a convenient online course to assist those with other commitments.  If you want to get a job in the field of private security, criminal justice or homeland security, or perhaps pursue a promotion in your current career, an associate degree or certificate will help prepare you.

Principles of Security Administration is one of several courses offered at the College of DuPage to help you get started accomplishing your goals. This particular course gives students an overview of security systems found in industrial, commercial, retail and governmental agencies; legal framework for security programs; internal business crime and its detection, apprehension and prevention. Students who register for this course should expect to spend from 3 - 4 hours a week working on their selected reading materials, course assignments and completing online discussions.

Prerequisites: None

For more information about this online course, refer to the Course Summary, refer to COD Online, or contact the instructor. You may find the instructor’s contact information here: To register for this, or any College of DuPage course, please see