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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

SOC 132-Juvenile Delinquency

3 credit hoursThree 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 CJS 132 ; credit will be not given for both SOC 132 and CJS 132 .