Criminal Justice B.Tech.

Course Description

Juvenile Delinquency

Social pressures on children in our society that push them toward deviant behavior are focused on in this course. Power structure, class and caste urbanization, minority groups, and the effects of technological change concurrent with urban growth. Family, peer group, gang and slum subcultures as influences in development of the delinquent role. Methods of prevention, treatment and correction. Prerequisite: PSYC 101 or SOCI 101 3 credits These credits count toward the Social Sciences (list C) requirements for graduation.

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Clare E. Armstrong-Seward
Criminal Justice Program Chair
(315) 684-6148
armstrc@morrisville.edu
Crawford Hall, Room 210

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Admissions Requirements

First-year students
A minimum combined verbal, math and written SAT score of 1400 or a minimum composite ACT score of 19. 

Transfer Students
Transferring students should possess an associate degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a closely related field and have successfully completed courses that are equivalent to CJUS 101CJUS 201CJUS 202CJUS 230 and CJUS 231. Students who have completed associate degrees in other areas or who have completed the associate degree without successfully completing courses that are equivalent to CJUS 101CJUS 201CJUS 202CJUS 230 and CJUS 231 may apply for acceptance with the understanding that time to degree completion may be increased.