Course Description

CJ 3100
A System of Juvenile Justice
Prerequisite: CJ 1100 or HS 1200 for Human Services Majors. The juvenile justice system in the United States operates in a manner that is slightly different from the adult components of the system. This course will provide an overview of a system that structures the way children are dealt with in regard to delinquency, abuse, neglect and dependency. Methods of addressing the prevention of delinquency and trends in delinquency will also be examined. 3 credits. (3 plus 0)