CRJ 180-Juvenile Delinquency and Justice

Prerequisite: CRJ 100

This course examines the criminal activity of juveniles and includesthe study of gangs, status offenses, and the problems facing juvenilestoday. An overview of American juvenile justice is also provided, interms of both system and practice. The causes of juvenile crime, thejuvenile court system, and the institutionalization, rehabilitation, andtreatment of juveniles are explored.