Criminal Justice

CJ 221

Juvenile Justice (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to study problems of juvenile delinquency and the theories that explain juvenile delinquency. Attention will be given to the work of youth agencies, legislative involvement and new approaches to the prevention of juvenile crime.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Analyze the nature and extent of juvenile crime.
  • Examine the causative factors associated with youthful violators.
  • Explore legal rights of juveniles.
  • Identify prevention and treatment techniques of juveniles.
  • Summarize the legal concept of delinquency.
  • Assess social forces in delinquency.
  • Explore the family’s influence on delinquency.
  • Analyze juvenile gangs and groups.
  • Evaluate the role of the school in delinquency prevention.
  • Assess the juvenile institutionalization and aftercare treatment systems.

Course Schedule

        No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2017; CRIMINAL JUSTICE; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/28/2017

 221142900Juvenile Justice Online3Cramb R$12.0030/31/0Open
 221347024Juvenile Justice 3Madsen J$12.0022/31/0Open
T 12:30PM-03:24PMFTC130
 221347060Juvenile Justice 3Pfannes D$12.0027/31/0Open
M 06:00PM-08:54PMFTC150

Spring; 2017; CRIMINAL JUSTICE; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 05/08/2017

 221122900Juvenile Justice Online3Cramb R$12.0015/31/0Open

Summer; 2017; CRIMINAL JUSTICE; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 07/03/2017

 221337006Juvenile Justice 3Strutz T$12.0026/31/0Open
T R 09:30AM-12:40PMFTC120

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