Legal Studies

School of Applied Sciences, University of Mississippi

BS in Criminal Justice
Corrections Emphasis

In Corrections, students are taught the skills they will need to manage prisoners, interact with adult parolees and probationers, and supervise juveniles in the community or secured juvenile facilities. Students learn how courts and prisons work and different strategies for dealing with inmates, probationers and parolees, including rehabilitation efforts and counseling.

Below you will find the main courses of the Corrections emphasis.

CJ 120 – Introduction to Corrections 

CJ 270 – Juvenile Justice 

CJ 320 – Correctional Treatment Strategies

CJ 422 – Probation, Parole, & Communication Corrections 

CJ 444 – Law of Corrections

Course Catalog: 

Catalog for corrections emphasis