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2023-2024 Official General Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Official General Catalog

CRJ 115 - Juvenile Justice System


This course introduces the juvenile justice system, to include the history, philosophy, components, and processes.  Examination of various diversion options and system responses are explored.

Credits: 3
Hours
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Describe the components and structure of the juvenile justice system within the United States.
  2. Identify and define juvenile delinquency and status offenses.
  3. Explain the importance of discretion and diversion options.
  4. Describe the roles of various agencies involved in the juvenile justice system.