Corrections Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to study the theories and principles, of correctional science and to function as professional corrections officers and other workers in public and/or private incarceration facilities. Is Corrections the right major for you?
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Corrections Major

What Courses Do Corrections Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Corrections majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Case Management
  • Correctional Thought and Practice
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Justice Systems
  • Prisoner's Rights
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