COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Criminal Psychology * PSI   309 5 3 3 6

Prerequisites and co-requisites Yok
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Asst.Prof.Dr. Meltem GULER
Instructors
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiMELTEM GULER1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Aim of this course is to give a perspective to the students about some approaches that are taken by psychology science to help understand and explain the several aspects of offending and aslo underline different types of crimes as diverse as burglary, rape and murder.
Content
Content of the course are criminality, psychological explanations of crime, investigation of the types of crime such as domestic violence, rape, murder, theft, the prison psychology, police psychology.

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Section 1: The basis of criminality Chapter 1: Psychology and the criminal process Chapter 2: Individualistic explanations of crime Chapter 3: Social explanations of crime   Criminal Psychology: Topics in Applied Psychology, David Canter, Hodder Educations, ISBN 978 0 340 92898 9 
2 Section 1: The basis of criminality Chapter 1: Psychology and the criminal process Chapter 2: Individualistic explanations of crime Chapter 3: Social explanations of crime   Criminal Psychology: Topics in Applied Psychology, David Canter, Hodder Educations, ISBN 978 0 340 92898 9 
3 Chapter 4: Mental disorder and crime  Criminal Psychology: Topics in Applied Psychology, David Canter, Hodder Educations, ISBN 978 0 340 92898 9 
4 Section 2: Varieties of crime, Chapter 5: Burglary, Chapter 6: Domestic violence  Criminal Psychology: Topics in Applied Psychology, David Canter, Hodder Educations, ISBN 978 0 340 92898 9 
5 Section 2: Varieties of crime, Chapter 7: Rape, Chapter 8: Homicide and serial killing, Chapter 9: Criminal groups and networks  Criminal Psychology: Topics in Applied Psychology, David Canter, Hodder Educations, ISBN 978 0 340 92898 9 
6 Section 3: Dealing with crime Chapter 10: Interviewing and testimony, Chapter 11: Detecting deception, Chapter 12: Psychology and investigations  Criminal Psychology: Topics in Applied Psychology, David Canter, Hodder Educations, ISBN 978 0 340 92898 9 
7 Section 3: Dealing with crime Chapter 10: Interviewing and testimony, Chapter 11: Detecting deception, Chapter 12: Psychology and investigations  Criminal Psychology: Topics in Applied Psychology, David Canter, Hodder Educations, ISBN 978 0 340 92898 9 
8 Mid-Term Exam Criminal Psychology: Topics in Applied Psychology, David Canter, Hodder Educations, ISBN 978 0 340 92898 9 
9 Section 3: Dealing with crime Chapter 10: Interviewing and testimony, Chapter 11: Detecting deception, Chapter 12: Psychology and investigations  Criminal Psychology: Topics in Applied Psychology, David Canter, Hodder Educations, ISBN 978 0 340 92898 9 
10 Section 4: Areas of application, Chapter 13: Police psychology Criminal Psychology: Topics in Applied Psychology, David Canter, Hodder Educations, ISBN 978 0 340 92898 9 
11 Chapter 14: Psychology in court  Criminal Psychology: Topics in Applied Psychology, David Canter, Hodder Educations, ISBN 978 0 340 92898 9 
12 Chapter 15: Psychology in prison  Criminal Psychology: Topics in Applied Psychology, David Canter, Hodder Educations, ISBN 978 0 340 92898 9 
13 Chapter 16: Concerning victims  Criminal Psychology: Topics in Applied Psychology, David Canter, Hodder Educations, ISBN 978 0 340 92898 9 
14 Chapter 17: The future of psychology and crime Criminal Psychology: Topics in Applied Psychology, David Canter, Hodder Educations, ISBN 978 0 340 92898 9 
15 Term Exams Criminal Psychology: Topics in Applied Psychology, David Canter, Hodder Educations, ISBN 978 0 340 92898 9 
16-17 Term Exams Criminal Psychology: Topics in Applied Psychology, David Canter, Hodder Educations, ISBN 978 0 340 92898 9 

Recommended or Required Reading
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