COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Criminology
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 295
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
3
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course Discussion
Problem Solving
Q&A
Lecture / Presentation
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Classify the types of crime.
  • Explain the research methods related to crime.
  • Discuss the reasons for the emergence of crime.
  • Analyze the attitude of the offender and the victim.
  • Discuss estimation and prevention of crime.
Course Description In this course, the basic concepts such as criminology, the historical development and research methods of criminology, known and unknown criminality are emphasized.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Deviation, Crime and Criminology Concepts, Purpose, Measurement of Criminal Behavior, Research Models, Errors Timur Demirbaş, Kriminoloji, 6th edition, Seçkin Yayınevi, Ankara, 2016, ISBN: 978-975-02-3868-0, p. 29-73.
2 Explanation of Criminal Behavior, Individual Theories, Psychological Theories, Biological Theories Timur Demirbaş, Kriminoloji, p. 99-137; M. Emin Artuk /M. Emin Alşahin, Kriminoloji, Adalet Yayınevi, Ankara, 2017, ISBN: 978-605-300-108-9, p. 107-167.
3 Sociological Theories Timur Demirbaş, Kriminoloji, p. 137-175. M. Emin Artuk /M. Emin Alşahin, Kriminoloji, p. 167-196.
4 Crimes Against Person and Their Distribution, Manslaughter M. Emin Artuk /M. Emin Alşahin, Kriminoloji, p. 212-250.
5 Vendettas, Multiple Killings, Serial Killer, Sex Crimes Timur Demirbaş, Kriminoloji, p. 202-207. M. Emin Artuk /M. Emin Alşahin, Kriminoloji, p. 333-359.
6 Distribution of Crimes Against Property, Connection of Drugs with Crime Timur Demirbaş, Kriminoloji, p. 311-331.
7 Midterm Exam
8 Organized Crime, Terrorism Timur Demirbaş, Kriminoloji, p. 345-357.
9 Behaviors that Incite Crime, Suicide Timur Demirbaş, Kriminoloji, p. 305-311.
10 Age and Crime, Juvenile Delinquency Timur Demirbaş, Kriminoloji, p. 183-191. M. Emin Artuk /M. Emin Alşahin, Kriminoloji, p. 292-301.
11 Gender, Female Delinquency Timur Demirbaş, Kriminoloji, p. 191-198. M. Emin Artuk /M. Emin Alşahin, Kriminoloji, p. 265-280.
12 Exposure to Crime and Causes Timur Demirbaş, Kriminoloji, p. 357-375.
13 Police Department Timur Demirbaş, Kriminoloji, p. 175-183.
14 Statistical Evaluation of Criminality in Turkey M. Emin Artuk /M. Emin Alşahin, Kriminoloji, s. 80-91.
15 Review of the Semester
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks

Timur Demirbaş, Kriminoloji, 6th edition, Seçkin Yayınevi, Ankara, 2016, ISBN: 978-975-02-3868-0 ;

M. Emin Artuk /M. Emin Alşahin, Kriminoloji, Adalet Yayınevi, Ankara, 2017, ISBN: 978-605-300-108-9.

Suggested Readings/Materials

Tülin Günşen İçli, Kriminoloji, 11th edition, Seçkin Yayıncılık, Ankara, September 2021, ISBN: 9789750270451.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
30
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
2
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
0
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
5
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
7
Final Exams
1
30
    Total
90

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to possess the knowledge in legal terminology, concepts and principles.

X
2

Solves the legal problems with an analytic and integral point of view.

3

Evaluates the legal knowledge and abilities obtained with a critical approach.

X
4

Evaluates the developments in legal theory and practice by monitoring local, international and interdisciplinary dimensions.

X
5

Is conscious of social, professional and scientific principles of ethic behaviour.

6

Takes responsibility in solving problems by creative and innovative thinking.

7

Interprets the sources of law by ways of legal methodology.

8

To be able to interpret the legal norms with a sense of justice respectful to human rights and in the light of principles of democratic, secular and social state of law.

9

To be able to use the daily scientific sources and court judgments in the framework of life time learning approach.

10

Informs the related persons and institutions about legal matters both verbally and in written.

11

Monitors the daily legal information/court decisions and interacts with the colleagues in a foreign language (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale” Level B1).

12

Uses the information and communication technology together with the computer programs in a level required by the area of law (“European Computer Driving Licence, Advanced Level”).

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest