CCJS3320 Juvenile Delinquency and Justice

Course Description

A study of the juvenile justice system, theories of causation, the distribution and frequency of delinquency, correctional treatments, and prevention programs in modern society.

Course Credits: 3

PrerequisitesThere are no prerequisites for this course

Student Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Analyze the risks faced by youth in American culture.
  • Identify trends in the delinquency rate and the factors that influence and shape its direction.
  • Compare and contrast current theories in juvenile delinquency.
  • Examine the traits related to female delinquency.
  • Recognize the complex association between family conflict and delinquent behavior.
  • Describe key features of delinquency prevention