Juvenile Justice

You may satisfy the requirements for the specialization in Juvenile Justice by completing a minimum of 9 hours from the following courses:

 

JS 408 - Juvenile Delinquency
Introduction to the nature, scope, and causes of illegal behavior by juveniles, and societal responses to that behavior.
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 3


JS 411 - Juvenile Justice System
Introduction to the evolution and operation of specialized agencies and procedures to address juvenile law-breaking, including emerging problems and solutions.
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 3


JS 412 - Juvenile Law
Review and analysis of historical and emerging statutory and case law in American juvenile justice.
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 3


JS 445 - Juvenile Corrections
Examination of historical and contemporary efforts to reduce juvenile delinquency with particular attention to innovative programs and evaluation of their effectiveness.
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 3