SOC 231: Introduction to Juvenile Delinquency (3 credits)

Course Description

This course focuses on juvenile delinquency in the U.S. and examines the nature of and trends in juvenile delinquency, explanations for and theories of juvenile delinquency, and institutional responses to and treatment of juvenile delinquency in the U.S. juvenile justice system. (3 hours lecture)


Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply sociological theories of juvenile delinquency to contemporary cases.
  • Explain the multiple causes of juvenile delinquency.
  • Describe the differences in male and female offenders.
  • Describe how social institutions prevent and/or contribute to juvenile delinquency.

Degrees and Certificates

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    Classes Offered

    • Fall 2015 - TR, 1:00pm to 2:25pm, 105, Angel Camacho - CRN: 60510 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2015 - TR, 1:00pm to 2:25pm, 105, Angel Camacho - CRN: 63492 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2011 - MW, 12:30pm to 1:45pm, Hale Alaka‘i 130, Matthew O'Neil - CRN: 63439 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2004 - MW, 3:00pm to 4:25pm, Hale Pālanakila 227, A Yanagisako - CRN: 63033
    • Spring 2003 - MWF, 12:30pm to 1:20pm, Hale Pālanakila 227, A Yanagisako - CRN: 35351