CJJ: Juvenile Justice Courses

College:Education and Professional Studies


CJJ 4010   Juvenile Justice

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Examines the nature and extent of delinquency in the United States and the system response to juvenile crime. Particular attention is given to theoretical explanations of juvenile delinquency and examination of how politics, courts, and correctional agencies respond to juvenile offenders, and the effectiveness of these responses. Credit may not be received in both CJJ 4010 and CCJ 4501.

CJJ 6020   Criminal Justice and the Juvenile

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Explores the nature and extent of juvenile delinquency and examines explanatory models and theories of juvenile delinquency. Topics related to the juvenile justice system and the process, such as juvenile waiver to the adult court, diversion and deinstitutionalization, police interaction, and community intervention.