Criminal Justice

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Graduate Course Details
Number CRJ 704
Title Juvenile Delinquency and Justice
Credits 3.0


This course will focus attention on the origin, evolution and current administration of the juvenile justice system. The major theories of delinquency will be introduced and assessed. In addition, special attention will be devoted to gang violence, drug dealing in schools, and the increasing problems associated with anti-social offenses committed by youths.