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SCMT302 - Protecting U.S. Government Facilities

Course Details

Course Code: SCMT302 Course ID: 4459 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course offers the student an in-depth look into the construction and security management requirements of a wide range of United States Government sponsored facilities (domestic and overseas). This course includes coverage of a wide array of natural and man-made threats that must be considered in facility construction as well as special requirements for constructing facilities designed for the protection of classified information. Additionally, this course will cover facility security management procedures and build upon the student’s existing knowledge of basic physical security principles. The student will gain an appreciation for the wide range of facility security applications across the federal government.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

CO-1: Demonstrate the broad effects of the USDOJ Vulnerability Assessment of Federal Facilities on the direction of physical security for U.S. government facilities.

CO-2: Distinguish between security construction requirements for facilities on military installations and U.S. government facilities.

CO-3: Identify requirements for managing security of a wide range of U.S. government sponsored facilities.

CO-4: Determine the effect of the Interagency Security Committee upon the physical security of federal facilities.

CO-5: Interpret the requirements of the Unified Facilities Criteria on the protection stance of federal and military facilities.

CO-6: Evaluate the physical construction requirements for the Department of Defense, the Intelligence Community and the Special Access Program community for the protection of classified information.

Weekly Forums

Each week, a discussion question is provided and posts should reflect an assimilation of the readings. Students are required to provide a substantive initial post by Thursday at 11:55 pm ET (Sunday at 11:55 pm ET for week 1 only) and respond to two (2) or more classmates by Sunday 11:55 pm ET. Forum posts are graded on timeliness, relevance, knowledge of the weekly readings, and the quality of original ideas.

Forum Discussions

There are eight required Physical Security Principles and Practices discussion forum questions. The questions are located in the Forum section of the classroom. Students are required to provide a substantive initial post by Thursday at 11:55 pm ET (Sunday at 11:55 pm ET for week 1 only) and respond to two (2) or more classmates by Sunday 11:55 pm ET. Forum posts are graded on timeliness, relevance, knowledge of the weekly readings, and the quality of original ideas.

Assignments

The assignments will not have a time and each assignment consists of four (4) short essay topic questions and will cover the required readings.

NameGrade %
Forums 40.00 %
Week 1 Forum 3.08 %
Week 2 Forum 3.08 %
Week 2a Forum 3.08 %
Week 3 Forum 3.08 %
Week 3a Forum 3.08 %
Week 4 Forum 3.08 %
Week 5 Forum 3.08 %
Week 5a Forum 3.08 %
Week 6 Forum 3.08 %
Week 6a Forum 3.08 %
Week 7 Forum 3.08 %
Week 7a Forum 3.08 %
Week 8 Forum 3.08 %
Midterm Assignment 25.00 %
Midterm Assignment 25.00 %
Final Assignment 35.00 %
Final Assignment 35.00 %

All reading material is located in the Lessons area of the classroom.

Book Title:Various resources from the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.