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Course Code: SCMT544 Course ID: 2598 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course stresses the core principles of the CPTED (Crime Prevention through Environmental Design) concept. Students learn how to work with architects, city, and municipal planners to ensure new or refurbished construction is designed in such a way as to minimize or eliminate criminal activity. Topics covered include initial planning considerations, gathering information from multiple sources, formulating and implementing the plan based on core CPTED principles, and the need for modifications and review over time.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
08/29/2022 - 02/03/2023 02/06/2023 - 04/02/2023 February Winter 2023 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

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

CO-1: Formulate a working knowledge of the background and theory of CPTED.

CO-2: Measure the concepts behind protecting the built environment.

CO-3: Evaluate applications of CPTED in the built environment.

CO-4: Evaluate how to measure the success of CPTED, conduct CPTED surveys and implement CPTED.

CO-5: Select the various assessments required to conduct a CPTED assessment, risk, threat and vulnerability.

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

CO-1: Formulate a working knowledge of the background and theory of CPTED.

CO-2: Measure the concepts behind protecting the built environment.

CO-3: Evaluate applications of CPTED in the built environment.

CO-4: Evaluate how to measure the success of CPTED, conduct CPTED surveys and implement CPTED.

CO-5: Select the various assessments required to conduct a CPTED assessment, risk, threat and vulnerability.

Book Title:Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, 3rd ed. e-book available in the APUS online library
ISBN:9780124116351
Publication Info:Elsevier Lib
Author:Crowe, T. and Fennelly, T.
Unit Cost:$79.75
 
Book Title:Effective Physical Security, 4th ed. e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9780124158924
Publication Info:Elsevier Lib
Author:Fennelly, Lawrence
Unit Cost:$60.89
 
Book Title:21st Century Security and CPTED: Designing for Critical Infrastructure Protection and Crime Prevention, 2nd ed. (Ebook available through the APUS Online Library)
ISBN:9781439880210
Publication Info:Routledge Lib
Author:Randall I. Atlas
Unit Cost:$110.55
 
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.