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Juvenile Justice

Juvenile Justice Courses

1001
CJJ

Crime and Delinquency

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2002
CJJ

Juvenile Justice

This course examines the public policy issues pertaining to juvenile delinquency and dependency. The parens patriae doctrine is examined in theory and in practice as the fundamental philosophical basis for evolution of the contemporary American juvenile justice system. Major topics explored include causes of delinquency, societal responses, and trends indicative of future directions in juvenile justice.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

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