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2016-2017 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

CJS 132 - Juvenile Delinquency

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
Analyze how society labels, processes, controls and treats juvenile offenders. Review theories of causality; methods of classification; rates, types and trends of juvenile delinquency; and evolving legal approaches. Discuss special areas including violence, drug use and gang behavior.

Prerequisite(s): SOC 111  or PSY 111  and eligibility for ENG 111  or ENG 115  or ENG 121 .

Crosslisted: Also offered as SOC 132 ; credit will be not given for both CJS 132 and SOC 132 .

Course Outcomes
Core Competencies
Core 1 Communication Core 2 Technology Fluency Core 3 Information Literacy Core 6 Scientific Reasoning Core 8 Social and Civic Responsibility