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2020-2021 Catalog
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CJ 145 - Juvenile Corrections

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Prerequisites/Other Requirements: None

English Prerequisites: None

Math Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None
Description: This course includes a detailed examination of the justice process for juveniles in the United States and an analysis of the structure and function of the Juvenile Court.  The nature of juvenile crime and society’s reaction to it is studied.  Also covered are: the role and practice of diversion, probation, detention, institutions, waivers, law enforcement, and laws and theoretical premises as they relate to juveniles and the agencies, organizations, programs that are utilized to address the treatment/sanctions of juveniles. Also addressed are recommendations for future juvenile corrections programs.

Department Consent: No Consent
General Education Distribution Category Met: None



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