Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

AJ 210 - Juvenile Justice

  • Prerequisite or Corequisite: AJ 101

This course provides the administration of justice student with a basic and practical understanding of the legal principles involved in juvenile delinquency problems. Analysis of legislative and judicial responses to juvenile behavioral problems provide realistic and meaningful insights into the functioning of the juvenile justice processes.

3 hrs. lect. per week

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of AJ 210, the student will be able to:

  • Interpret local, state, and national juvenile crime data.
  • Differentiate key groups that consolidate information about juvenile crime.
  • Explain the process for handling juvenile offenders in various correctional settings.
  • Apply juvenile case law to community and institutional settings.
  • Define the patterns of effective juvenile crime prevention efforts.
  • Explain the contributions of information and research to juvenile crime solutions in America.

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