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.

Courses in ethics, police policy and procedure, research and statistics,and communication ensure an education that has has application to 21st century policing.


Listed below is the course catalog to successfully complete the Law Enforcement emphasis with criminal justice.

Course catalog for Law Enforcement.