CRJ 203 Juvenile Delinquency (3 credits)

This course examines the justice system's practice of treating juveniles and adults differently. It addresses the physical, emotional, and social issues faced by juveniles in an increasingly diverse society. Students will study the major theories proposed as explanations of deviant and delinquent behavior, and will explore the use of theory as a foundation for policy and research. Prerequisite: ENG and RDG placement must be at college level or Permission of Instructor.