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AJS 212 Juvenile Justice Procedures
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#:  None
AGEC: Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: History and development of juvenile justice theories, procedures, and institutions. Prerequisite: AJS 101 or SOC 100.

Prerequisites: AJS101 or SOC101

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) Define words and phrases that are unique to the juvenile justice system. (CLSO 3)

2. (Comprehension Level) Summarize the development of the juvenile justice system. (CLSO 1,2)

3. (Comprehension Level) Describe the nature and extent of juvenile delinquency in the United States. (CLSO 1,2,3,4)

4. (Analysis Level) Compare how society treats adolescents today to how society handled them in the past. (CLSO 1,2,3,4)

5. (Analysis Level) Compare theories of juvenile delinquency. (CLSO 1,2,4)

6. (Analysis Level) Analyze the influence of gender on delinquency. (CLSO 1,2,4)

7. (Analysis Level) Outline the Constitutional rights of juveniles. (CLSO 1,2,3,4)

8. (Synthesis Level) Theorize how family and societal problems can contribute to delinquency. (CLSO 1,2,4)

9. (Synthesis Level) Compare the structure and purpose of the juvenile justice system to the adult justice system. (CLSO 1,2)

10. (Synthesis Level) Explain the purpose of pretrial, trial and sentencing procedures involved in juvenile court proceedings and explain the sequence of these events. (CLSO 1,2,3,4)

11. (Synthesis Level) Prepare a 500 (minimum) word reflection paper that summarizes what the student has learned about the Juvenile Justice system. The paper shall be placed in an e-portfolio that the student will maintain as a part of his/her academic experience as an Administration of Justice student. (CLSO 1,2,3,4)
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