Legal Studies

School of Applied Sciences, University of Mississippi

BS in Criminal Justice
Law Enforcement Emphasis

The emphasis in law enforcement is designed to achieve educational requirements for entry level into local, state, and federal agencies and departments as well as private security. Many departments and agencies require a baccalaureate degree for supervisory and executive level positions. The program addresses a number of complex areas including effective patrol methods, criminal investigation, organized and transnational organized crime, intelligence-led policing, problem oriented policing, and community policing that have formed the modern policing system and expanded the role of police in a Democracy.

Below you will find the main courses of the Law Enforcement emphasis.

CJ 110 – Introduction to Law Enforcement

CJ 230 – Principles of Investigation

CJ 310 – Law Enforcement Process & Policy 

CJ 315 – Drug Abuse Enforcement and Criminality 

CJ 410 – Criminal Procedure 

 Course catalog:

Course catalog for Law Enforcement.