Arizona State University
Senate Motion #2014-24
Motion Introduced by: Curriculum and Academic Programs Committee, Eduardo Pagan, Chair
Date of First Reading: November 4, 2013
Date of Second Reading: December 2, 2013
Title of Motion: Request from the College of Public Programs–School of Criminology and Criminal Justice- for the establishment of an undergraduate certificate –Security Studies
Action Requested: The Curriculum and Academic Programs Committee recommends University Senate approval of a proposal submitted by the College of Public Programs – School of Criminology and Criminal Justice – for the establishment of an undergraduate certificate –Security Studies
Rationale: The Security Studies Certificate will provide students with the skills and credentials necessary to expand their employment opportunities in corporate and public security. Students will receive extended education in cross disciplinary topics such as accounting, computer studies, and advanced crime and law courses. Upon completion of this certificate, students will be well equipped to have fluid conversations with professionals from different backgrounds which is of importance when working in corporate security.