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Juvenile Delinquency

(3 0 cr.) - Session(s): Spring | Course Odd-Numbered Years Only

This course examines the nature and extent of juvenile delinquency, measurement issues and the various sociological and other relevant social science theories of the causes of this phenomenon. Policy implications of these theories and the current research in the field and historical trends in juvenile delinquency are discussed and evaluations of treatment and prevention programs in the local community as well as the larger society are examined.  Prerequisite: At least 3 credit hours in SOC.

Contact Information
141 Johnson Hall
(919) 760-8593