Course Code: DR II 14.1 • Study year: II • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Law • Field of study: Law
Type of course: Elective (1 of 2)
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Augustin Lazăr
Seminar tutor: Augustin Lazăr
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class / Seminary
Number of teaching hours per semester: 56
Number of teaching hours per week: 4
Semester: Summer
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 4

Course aims:

The study aims to describe discipline concepts, theories, paradigms and methodologies used in the field of criminology.
Definition and classification of criminology theories and principles
Selecting legal information needed to solve a concrete problem
Explaining and interpreting how the phenomenon actually intersects situations.

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

1. Crime - criminological research object 2. Method of knowledge course in criminology. Processes used in criminological research. Criminological research purpose 3. Main course criminological theories. Classical theories and positivist school 4. Main course criminology theories of contemporary 5. Organised crime 6. Crime Prevention course 7. Treatment of Offenders. Protection of crime victims

Teaching methods:

Lecture, conversation, exemplification.

Learning outcomes:

• Applying theories, principles and concepts in a context determined • Preliminary analysis of the data, their interpretation, the carrying out of classifications and some conceptual delineations • Development of Vocational projects using theories, principles and specific methods of entitlement.

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Written paper – interpretative essay – 80%; continuous assessment – 20%.

Recommended reading:

• Ad 21. Cloudy. Del., Elements of Criminology, Ed. Aeternitas, Alba Iulia, 2004.
• Lazarus A., Introduction to Criminology, Ed. Risoprint, Cluj Napoca, 2005
• A. Lazarus, fraud investigation in the business, Ed. Lumina Lex, 2004
• A. Lazarus, Criminology, Ed.Risoprint, Cluj Napoca, 2008
• Mocuţa Gh., Organized crime and money laundering, Ed.Noul Orpheus, Bucharest, 2004