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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

EdTech Institute, LLC (formerly The Sage Group, LLC) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Security and Surveillance Systems - DHTI 4 (295)

45 hours (15 weeks).
Various approved locations throughout the United States.

December 2012 - December 2017. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: explain the primary aspects of integrating residential electronic surveillance and security systems into the whole-home system through class discussion, skills application, and written testing; explain the fundamentals of residential security; describe reactive and proactive security; discuss the different requirements between interior and exterior security; discuss security system components and their uses; explain the advantages of hard wired, wireless, and IP-based systems; discuss the theory of alarm and remote viewing monitoring systems; explain access control devices; explain access control systems installation considerations; describe access control systems wiring; discuss security zones; describe video surveillance devices and their uses; discuss the advantages and disadvantages of analog versus digital cameras; configure electronic security systems. 


Course participants are evaluated through written examinations and proctored hands-on labs of core skill competencies.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the associate degree/certificate category, 2 semester hours in General Technology or Digital Home Technology Integration (11/12).