CRJU 3400 - Juvenile Delinquency and Justice


Reviews the juvenile justice system, including the impact of Supreme Court decisions, and examines the theories of juvenile delinquency and the implication of those theories for preventing and controlling juvenile deviance.

Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a sound general knowledge of juvenile justice.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to think critically about issues in juvenile justice, analyzing and interpreting situations, events, practices, and cases.
  3. Demonstrate competence in written communication on issues involving juvenile justice, producing well-organized writing that meets conventional standards of correctness, exhibits appropriate style and awareness of audience and present substantial material.
  • Module 1: The Nature and Extent of Delinquency
  • Module 2: Causes of Delinquency
  • Module 3: Environmental Influences of Delinquency
  • Module 4: The Juvenile Justice System

Credit Hours

Criminal Justice


  • CRJU 1100

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