CRIM-210 - Law, Youth and Young Offenders

Minimum Credits: 3 Length: 45 hours Prerequisites: One 3-credit 100-level course in Criminology or Sociology. ENGL 100 with a minimum grade of C- (55%). Delivery Method: Blended, On-campus, Online Cost: $358.14 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/CRIM210.pdf

This course is an analysis of the nature, prevalence, characteristics and consequences of youth crime, deviance and responses to youth crime in Canada. Students examine the social construction of youth crime and young offenders. The history of youth crime legislations, legal frameworks, theoretical explanations and statistics of youth deviance are analyzed.