SOC-242 Juvenile Delinquency

Provides an analysis of the environmental and internal factors that influence or determine delinquent behavior. Various biosocial, psychological and sociological theories are presented to help explain the actions of individual juvenile offenders. The prevention and treatment of delinquent behavior is examined by focusing on the roles of parents/ guardians, school, church, police, business community, community agencies, and the juvenile justice and correctional system.

Study Methods:

     Online Courses (SOC-242-OL) Oct 2013 Nov 2013 Dec 2013 Jan 2014 Feb 2014 Mar 2014 Apr 2014 May 2014 Jun 2014

Semester Hours: 3

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