2015-2016 College Catalog 
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2015-2016 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Security Loss Prevention Certificate

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Degree Code: J26

Certificate Program

Program Coordinator: Jeffrey Crouch - 860-215-9418

This 27 credit certificate program prepares individuals for careers in security and loss prevention. Opportunities for employment in Southeastern Connecticut include work in industrial, corporate, business, retail and nuclear-based firms. Persons already employed in the field may pursue this certificate to upgrade their knowledge and skills while enhancing their career mobility.
Students may complete this certificate by completing the courses that are listed below.

Prerequisite Requirements:

Security and Loss Prevention Certificate Curriculum Requirements


The following courses should be taken prior to all others: ENG* K101 , CJS* K101 , CJS* K103 .

The following courses should be taken after CJS* K101  in the precise order: CJS* K230 , CJS* K231 , CJS* K211 , CJS* K220 , CJS* K213 , CJS* K291 .

° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description.

@ May be exempted through placement score.

* Indicates common course numbering within Connecticut Community College system.

Students should consult with their academic advisor regarding the minimum number of credits to be taken at TRCC and limits on non-traditional credits.  25% of TRCC degree requirements must be completed with TRCC coursework.  Up to 50% of degree requirements can be fulfilled with non-traditional credit.  Non-traditional credit includes CLEP/DSST exams, Credit by Exam, APL credit, and Military credit.   

Grand Total: 27

Security Loss and Prevention, Certificates Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  1. identify and explain the basic structures and functions of the criminal justice system.
  2. interpret the basic concepts and functions of criminal law.
  3. apply constitutional principles that protect the rights of individuals and regulate criminal justice practices and procedures.
  4. identify and explain the basic operational roles of private police and the basic theories involved in the supervision of security personnel.

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