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Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes. We are committed to providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns. Please see the COVID-19 web page to learn more. Keep checking the schedule for additions on our New, Added, and Late Starting Courses web page.

Homeland Security - HS 201

Organizational and Facility Security

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

The focus of this course will be on traditional methods of physical security hardware, risk assessments and business continuity. The course will also explore and assess developing security technology and its application to reduce internal and external threats to business.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Analyze the purpose of the risk assessment process.
  • Determine how the application and techniques of security hardware can reduce an organization's exposure to criminal attacks.
  • Identify an organization’s three lines of defense.
  • Summarize how an organization’s three lines of defense can be balanced to optimize security.
  • Evaluate the impact of professional security organizations and private security consultants on the security industry.
  • Conduct a basic security survey on a small business.
  • Evaluate established emergency management techniques.
  • Analyze business continuity plans.
  • Conduct a cost/benefit analysis.

Course Schedule

Currently no sections of this class are being offered.

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday