CRJU 245 – Delinquency and Juvenile Justice

The course will examine the social and behavioral causes of delinquency. In addition, the historical background, legal rights and procedural problems of the juvenile justice system will be reviewed. Students will be expected to: identify and describe four separate theories of delinquency, distinguish the practices and procedures of the adult justice system from the juvenile justice system and explain recent reforms and innovations in delinquency prevention, punishment and treatment. (Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or higher in CRJU 101)
Credits: 3

Posted in: Fall 2015 Online Courses, Online Courses 15SU2, Spring 2016 11 Week Term Online Courses