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CJS 450. Juvenile Justice System

Credits: 3
Department: Criminal Justice
Description: History and development of the juvenile justice system; the role of police and juvenile courts; analysis of dispositional decisions; probation investigation and supervision functions; juvenile corrections.
Prerequisites: CJS 111 and CJS 411 or CJS 415 or CJS 461 or instructor permission
Semester Offered: Odd Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Describe and analyze the historical development of the juvenile justice system.
2. Actively examine the content of theories and institutions of punishment and social control (i.e., corrections, courts, and police) that pertain to juveniles.
3. Describe and analyze the juvenile institutional administration and legal issues in management, policies, and strategies.

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