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
Prerequisites: There 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