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Juvenile Justice Minor

The juvenile justice minor is designed to promote an awareness and understanding of the issues related to juvenile justice. Topics range from the causes of juvenile delinquency including youth culture, to juvenile justice system responses from the point of custody to adjudication, and juvenile correctional philosophies and practices.

Program Overview

Juvenile justice is offered by the School of Criminal Justice, a 21-credit interdisciplinary program open to all students. This minor is also designed to provide students with a comprehensive education that will prepare them for careers in the field of human services as it relates to juvenile offenders and at-risk youth.

A maximum of nine credits may be applied to both the criminal justice major and juvenile justice minor.

Why Study Criminal Justice at Grand Valley?

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Program Details