Juvenile Delinquency

Catalog Number
Exam Type
Multiple Choice
Credit / Level
3.0 / Upper

The UExcel Juvenile Delinquency examination is based on material typically taught in a one-semester, three-credit, upper-level undergraduate course in juvenile delinquency. The content of the examination is drawn from that commonly found in course offerings with such titles as Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Delinquency and Justice. The examination measures a knowledge of facts and terminology, an understanding of the nature and extent of juvenile delinquency, the various theories of juvenile delinquency, the influences on juvenile delinquency, policing efforts, the courts, corrections issues, prevention efforts that relate to juvenile delinquency, and the ability to apply this knowledge and understanding in an analysis of contemporary issues. The examination assumes a familiarity with sociology, psychology, and research methodology. (Multiple-choice examination)

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