2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
    Oct 01, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog
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SOCY 205 - Juvenile Delinquency and Justice


Credit(s): 3
Contact Hours: 3

This course uses a sociological perspective to explain the causes and correlations of juvenile delinquency and crime. A history of the juvenile justice system and its current function will also be addressed. Students will explore the various theories, demographics, programs, and agencies that work with juvenile offenders. The effects of juvenile delinquency on the individual, the family, community, and society will also be explored. Meets the Social & Behavioral Science requirement. Prerequisites: R, SOCY 151  or permission of instructor.



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