Corporate Security Minor

Corporate Security minor

The Corporate Security minor introduces students to the business and strategies common to modem corporate security, from safeguarding the workforce to securing physical and digital assets. This minor offers a new professional road map to a career for current and future students by providing the opportunity to develop skills in managing, directing and overseeing all facets of a corporate security program.

Increased security awareness, enterprise wide risk management and strategic planning can help companies prepare for physical, environmental and cyber threats. Corporate Security is now a very viable and growing field of employment, and this minor prepares students for careers or further education in private sector security, law enforcement, emergency management, information technology, business and more.

The Corporate Security minor requires students to complete five courses (20 credits).

  • BUS 400 - Introduction to Business
  • HLS 415 - Fundamentals of Corporate Security
  • HLS 515 - Critical Infrastructure Security & Resilience
  • HLS 630 - Large Event Security Management & Continuity of Operations Planning
  • One course (4 credits) from the following:
    • BUS 715 - Leadership Development Assessment
    • BUS 640 - Business Communication and Conflict
    • BUS 620 - Organizational Behavior

All five courses applied to the Corporate Security minor must be completed with a minimum grade of C- and an overall GPA of 2.0. Students must take at least three 500-level or above courses to complete the minor.

Contact Professor James Ramsay, minor supervisor, for additional information. 

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