Juvenile Justice & Youth Advocacy Minor
The 16-credit Juvenile Justice and Youth Advocacy minor provides students with an understanding of the conditions and circumstances that place youth at risk for involvement in the juvenile justice system and of effective methods of prevention, advocacy, and intervention with young adults. The minor also includes coursework on juvenile law, court procedures, and systems that serve youth and their families. Students in the minor will complete a community-based field experience.
Required Courses (4 credits each):
JJA 201 Introduction to Juvenile Justice and Delinquency
JJA 302 Delinquency: Cause, Prevention & Intervention
JJA 301 Juvenile Courts and Juvenile Law
JJA 380 Youth Work & Youth Advocacy