Justice Studies/Gangs & Juvenile Delinquency - Academic Certificate

Curriculum Code: 225

Program Information
This certificate addresses theories of gang behavior, modes of law enforcement, and correctional intervention dealing with street gang formation and activities, and examines possible solutions. The certificate explores the causes and consequences of youth violence and gang behavior.

When You Graduate
When You Graduate Graduates can continue toward an A.S. degree in criminal justice.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Discuss the history and philosophy of gangs and juvenile delinquency. •Describe the formal and informal political and community structures that affect gangs and juvenile delinquency.


Gainful Employment Information:
http://www.cccnj.edu/ge/ Justice%20Studies%20Gangs%20&%20Juvenile%20Delinquency/

Employment Opportunities:
Entry-level or mid-career professionals in law enforcement related to youth and gang violence both in public and private sectors

Program Requirements (30)
Credits
CJ
201
Police Role in the Community
3
CJ
203
Police and Youth Crime Prevention & Control
3
CJ
207
Administration of Justice
3
CJ
210
Juvenile Delinquency
3
CJ
218
Victimology
3
CJ
220
Introduction to Youth Gangs & Violence
3
SO
201
Introduction to Sociology
3
PY
101
Introduction to Psychology
3
PY
204
Psychology of Adolescence
3
EN
101
English Composition I
3


Total Credits: (30)