Criminology (LAW421) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Criminology LAW421 3 0 0 3 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Field Trip.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Instructor Duygu Merki Çoksezen
  • Research Assistant Can Yalçın
Course Assistants
Course Objectives It is aimed to examine the causes of crimes and deliquency and to obtain theoretical ve practical knowledge about prevention and controling the deliquency.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • At the end of this course the students detect the phenomenon of crime in the country.
  • Gives examples about the causes of crime.
  • Compares the methods of coping with crime and suggests a method.
Course Content Crime, criminal, criminality, juvenile deliquency, victimology, prevention and control of deliquency.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Criminology and method in criminological research. SOKULLU AKINCI, p. 27-47
2 The causes of crime SOKULLU AKINCI, p. 27-67
3 The emergence of the crimes SOKULLU AKINCI, p. 67-85
4 Crimes and criminals DEMİRBAŞ, Chapter 7
5 Terror crimes. Serial killers. GÜNŞEN İÇLİ, p. 100-150
6 Violance against woman. Honour killing. GÜNŞEN İÇLİ, p. 150-220
7 Migrant smuggling and human trafficking GÜNŞEN İÇLİ, p. 220-270
8 Mid-Term Exam
9 Organized crimes GÜNŞEN İÇLİ, p. 270-300
10 Juvenile deliquency. Woman delinquency. GÜNŞEN İÇLİ, p. 300-350
11 Addictive substances delinquency DEMİRBAŞ, Chapter 8
12 Individual armament and crime DEMİRBAŞ, Chapter 9
13 Types of offenders DEMİRBAŞ, Chapter 10
14 Victimology DEMİRBAŞ, Chapter 11
15 Prevention and control of deliquency DEMİRBAŞ, Chapter 12
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Füsun Sokullu Akıncı, Kriminoloji, Kasım 2011.
2. Mustafa Tören Yücel, Türk Ceza Siyaseti ve Kriminolojisi, Temmuz 2007.
3. Tülin Günşen İçli, Kriminoloj,, Ocak 2013.
4. Timur Demirbaş, Kriminoloji, Ekim 2012.
5. Sulhi Dönmezer, Kriminolji, 1994.
Other Sources 6. Codes and articles

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 70
Toplam 2 100
Percentage of Semester Work 30
Percentage of Final Work 70
Total 100

Course Category

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

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Skills to understand, compare and paraphrase the basic concepts of law as a jurist following common principles of law. X
2 Skills to solve problems using a critical point of view when necessary , to determine and analyse the theoretical and implementation problems of law. X
3 Contribution to understanding, planning, exercising and coordinating the functionss of law, by explaining and practising. X
4 Skills to understand the strategic, tactical and practical sides of private and public law. X
5 Skills to understand the local, national, international, universal and supranational sides of private and public law. X
6 Skills to understand the modern methods and differences of law. X
7 Skills to participate in/inter disciplinary group works succesfully. X
8 Skills to adopt open minded behaviors in the way of learning and attempting. X
9 Skills to assimilate and carry the rules of ethics and profession within the framework of social responsibility X
10 Skills to use Turkish efficiently in writing and speaking, and have the communication talent that is required by a law related career. X
11 Skills to approach critically and creativly on the legal and social problems in terms of rule of law and ideal of justice. X
12 Skills to understand and practice the national and international sides of law through caselaw and judical implementations. X
13 Skills to prepare/present a written or oral academic study within the framework of acedemic ethic and rules. X
14 Skills to use vocational information technologies efficiently in solving legal problems. X
15 Skills to reinforce knowledge of foreign languages and command of legal terminolgy. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship 2 2 4
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 6 2 12
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 7 14
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 2 11 22
Total Workload 100