Catalogue 2014 - 2015

CJ 342 Juvenile Delinquency

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

CJ 101, or SO 101, or LSOC 101 and any 200-level course; or permission of instructor.

Course Description

This course focuses on the history, causes, behavior, laws, and treatment of juveniles. It includes the criminal justice system, the process within the system, court decisions, and alternatives to incarceration. Where possible, on-site locations are visited. An in-depth perspective of juvenile gangs, drugs, and crime is included.

Cross Listed Courses

SO 342