Catalogue 2018 - 2019

SO 342 Juvenile Delinquency

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

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

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.

Offered

Fall semester

Fee