The University Of Georgia
Program name: Informatics (Transitional Program (Old)
Study Level: Undergraduate
Program leader: Sulkhan Sulkhanishvili
Sergo Tsiramua
Study language: Georgian
Qualification: Bachelor of Informatics
Program capacity: 240
Program permission:

Admission criteria/ prerequisite (for the citizens of Georgia):
The students are enrolled on the bachelor programs on the basis of the results of the national entrance exams or on the basis of the decree  №224/ნ  (December 29, 2011) of the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, on the basis of  the administrative registration and the decree of the Rector.

Admission criteria/ prerequisites (for the foreign country citizens):
Foreign entrants who completed secondary education abroad or got the education equivalent to it, or/and completed the last two years of secondary education  abroad , or students, who lived abroad during last two or more years and studied abroad in higher educational institutions accredited in compliance with the  legislation of the host country can be  enrolled in the program without taking national entrance exams on the basis of the decree № 224 / ნ  (December 29, 2011)  of the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia. If the entrants don’t have English language Certificate FCE (First Certificate in English) the language competence (B2 – Intermediate )  is proved on the basis of the University exam in English with the minimal passing rate 60%.

Program goals: The aim of the program is to prepare competitive, highly qualified specialists in modern computer and information technologies. Provide multidisciplinary education with international standards; . To give the graduate the knowledge of the relevant theories of computer and information technologies and to develop practical skills, develop a lifelong learning and continuous professional development skill and be able to work independently. Also introduce the experience, advanced ideas and advanced computer technologies in the field of education, science and business management of highly developed countries. The program aims to give students the knowledge of advanced mathematics and basics of physics, modern programming languages, operating systems, office systems, computer architecture, computer networks, database systems, web-technology, geographic information systems, knowledge of management of information technologies and to develop skills that are necessary for the specialist of modern computer and information technology, such as skills of working with computer software and hardware, creation of simple software code, computer network planning and management, working with databases, creation of webpages, problem solving skills of information technology services and security management. After completion of the program graduates will be able to work in banks, insurance, research, marketing, scientific, private and state structures as computer processing and software specialists, web designers, computer network specialists, computer-technical specialists. Integrated international certification courses in the program such as Cisco, Microsoft, Oracle Academy training courses, will give students an opportunity to obtain international certificates based on which they will be able to be employed not only by local, but also by foreign companies.
Methods for Attaining Learning Outcomes:

· Lecture-seminars;
· Interactive studies.
· Discussions;
· Practical work
· Laboratory work;
· Problem solving oriented exercises
· News review;
· Explanatory method
· Team work
· Verbal/ oral method.
· Critical analysis;
· Literature review;
· Conduct small research;
· Presentations.
· Critical evaluation of their work;
· Constructive criticism of the work of others.
· Find relevant material in electronic format or library.
· Writing Method
· Group tasks

Learning outcomes:
Knowledge and understanding
  • •Have knowledge and understanding of modern computer technologies development and trends;
    •Have knowledge and understanding of basics of advanced mathematics, general physics;
    •Have knowledge of modern office systems;
    •Have knowledge of computer operating systems and architecture
    •Have knowledge of the structure and syntax of modern programming languages (C ++, C#, Java);
    •Have knowledge of the basics of web technologies
    •Have knowledge and understanding of computer network planning and management issues;
    •Have knowledge of database design and management issues;
    •Have knowledge of the basics of geoinformation systems;

  • Skills
  • •Have ability to use modern computer technologies in various fields (business, economy, healthcare, etc.);
    •Have ability to create simple mathematical and physical models and solve tasks;
    •Have ability to develop software using modern programming languages (C ++, C #, Java);
    •Have ability to work efficiently with computer operating systems and office applications;
    •Have ability to set up software configuration and high-level drivers in the operating system based on program management, small office level implementation of IT administrator's work, multilevel system organization according to predefined instructions;
    •Have ability to determine the compatibility of different types and standards devices, ability to select the optimal characteristics of the central devices of the PC in a rapidly changing environment;
    •Have ability to create various webpages, create web documents using HTML and XHTML, graphical objects, spreadsheets, forms, hyperlinks, and editing, use CSS style (Cascading Style Sheets) and have ability to manage visual characteristics of WEB documents;
    •Have ability to define, deploy, administer, and manage small corporate networks; have ability to debug and disable network devices; RIP, OSPF, and EIGRP protocols; have aility to detect and eliminate common network problems;
    •Have ability to develop, manage and utilize databases, to work with Oracle, to work with data security, to maintain transactions, or to create, modify and edit databases in Oracle, and to create relational databases;
    •Have ability to develop, manage and use the databases, including geoinformation databases

  • · Have ability to systematize, generalize and retrieve retrieved information;
    · Have ability to find information, arguments, conclusions and critical assessment from various sources;
    · Have ability to make desisions based on evidence evaluation and credible evidence;
    · Have ability to use new methods in professional field and critical thinking;
    · Have ability to determine and analyze efficiency of algorithms using analytical methods;
    · Have ability to make their conclusions about computer software, justify their knowledge and logic.
    · Have ability to justify their conclusions on modern tendencies in the development of interfaces.
    · Have ability to make conclusions about information and graphic planning of web pages.
    · Have ability to make conclusions about small corporate computer network planning.
    · Have ability to analyze the methods of professionalism (data sorting, determining the required data).
    · Have ability to analyze and conclude in the field of professional activities, solutions in critical situations, as well as thematic issues

  • •Have ability to use modern information and communication technologies;
    •Have ability to know the ways of fixing and solving problems for different directions of computer technologies as well as other field specialists (energy, economics, medicine, engineering, telecommunication, etc.);
    •Have ability to present their opinions on operating systems, computer devices, information and graphic planning of the site;
    •Have ability to participate in discussions on issues related to computer networks, computer software development, web design, geoinformation and relational databases, computer hardware diagnosis;
    •Have ability to participate professional discussions and make written (solving tasks, solving algorithms and relevant program, summaries, etc.) and oral presentation speech both in Georgian and in English languages;
    •Have ability to work with team;
    •Have ability to participate in the presentation of project or in discussion with relevant field specialists

  • Responsibility and autonomy
  • •Have ability to evaluate their learning process consistently and multilaterally;
    •Have ability to continue learning through the knowledge obtained;
    •Have ability to integrate acquired knowledge and experience into new ones;
    •Have ability to develop technological innovations in the professional field and constantly renew their knowledge / skills;
    •Have ability to identify problems and needs for the purpose of raising qualifications and develop professional activities, find and use relevant materials through the usage of digital and print libraries, magazines and Internet sources;
    •Have ability to determine the need for a short-term, certification course or subsequent (master's) level for continuous professional development, as required.
    •Have ability to find literature and increase knowledge by using it, independently;

  • •Have recognized requirements defined by professional, ethical and legal norms;
    •Protect their knowledge in the field of consciousness and respect the creative achievements of other specialists;
    •Have responsibility to complete assigned tasks in timely and efficient manner
    •Get information about world’s modern achievements in the field of information technologies.

  • Date of approval: 11-23-2004
    Approval protocol number: 15-11
    Date of program update:
    Update protocol number: 31/16
    Program details: Students who do not have passed English language in national examinations or need to improve language competences can choose English language I (A1) and / or English language II (A2) within the free credit. Students who do not have mathematics in national examinations or have received less than 50% and need to improve mathematical competences, in the frames of free credit they can choose math basics and if less than 70% then precalculus
    Teaching Process Characteristics: The length for undergraduate studies is defined as 4 years or 8 terms. University Study Day is divided in lectures (lessons).The lecture consists of several (two, three or four) parts (theoretical part, practical – seminar, lab), each of length - 60 minutes, or an astronomical hour (including 50 minutes of the lecture and a 10 minute break). At the University groups (classes) are formed as from 25 or 50 students. The minimum number of students per group is 10. If during the registration less than 10 students registered, the University reserves the right not to open the group.

    University Core

    Code Subject ECTS Semester
    KART1220Academic Writing6 3
    HIST1118Civilizations and Mankind Development6 5
    BUSN1210Basics of Business and Economics6 6

    Credits sum:


    Program Core

    Code Subject ECTS Semester
    ENGL2217English language IV (B1/2)6 1
    INFO1111Introduction in Programming (C++)6 1
    INFO1112Office Systems6 1
    MATH1115Calculus I6 1
    MATH1123Linear Algebra and Analytical Geometry6 1
    EENG1105Fundamentals of Physics6 2
    ENGL3149English Language V (B2/1)6 2
    INFO3131Object Oriented Programming C++6 2
    INFO4259Data Structures and Algorithms6 2
    MATH1166Calculus II6 2
    ENGL3213English Language VI (B2/2)6 3
    INFO2229Operation System (Windows)6 3
    INFO2411Computer Architecture6 3
    INFO3135Introduction to WEB technologies6 4
    INFO3250Visual Programming (C#) I6 4
    MATH3112Discrete Mathematics6 4
    INFO3110Computer Network I6 5
    INFO3230Programming language Java I6 5
    INFO3254Oracle Database Design and Programming6 5
    INFO1220Geoinformatics6 6
    INFO1107IT Services and Projects Management6 7

    Credits sum:


    Program Elective

    Code Subject ECTS
    ENGL1147English Language I (A1)6
    ENGL1247English Language II (A2)6
    ENGL2147English Language III (B1/1)6
    INFO3267Introduction in Technology12
    MATH3238Introduction in Mathematics12
    EENG1120Introduction to Electronics6
    HIST1230Introduction to the History of Georgia6
    INFO2551Computer Structural Organization6
    INFO3150Computer graphics systems6
    MATH4118Fundamentals of Cryptology6
    INFO2215Linux OS administration6
    INFO3136Web Development (PHP, MySQL)6
    INFO3253Introduction to Cyber Security6
    INFO4116Introduction to Machine Learning Modeling6
    INFO4150Visual Programming (C#) II6
    INFO5122Algorithmization methods I6
    EENG1220electrical power engineering6
    INFO3010Introduction to Blockchain technology6
    INFO3050Introduction to 3D vizualization6
    INFO3133Computer network security6
    INFO3137Web Development (ReactJS)6
    INFO3138Non-Relational Databases (MongoDB)6
    INFO3139Programming Language Python6
    INFO3154Programming Language Swift6
    INFO3210Computer Networks II6
    INFO3257Oracle: Programming with PL/SQL6
    INFO3261Eco Systems of Cyber Security6
    INFO4112Network Operational Systems6
    INFO4450Introduction to Game Development I6
    INFO4911Cyber Attack Analysis6
    INFO5123Algorithmization methods II6
    MATH2212Numerical Analysis6
    INFO1125Database Management Systems (MS SQL)6
    INFO3129iOS Development6
    INFO3260Malware analysis6
    INFO3265Personal Data Protection6
    INFO4115Basics of Publishing programs6
    INFO4153Computer Systems Operation and Service6
    INFO4231Internship in Informatics6
    INFO4245Organization of computer peripherals6
    INFO4250Programming language Java II6
    INFO4460Introduction to game development II6
    MATH3111Methods of Optimization6
    STAT2222Fundamentals of Business Statistics6
    INFO1126Mobile applications6
    INFO1225Geo-Information Systems (Arc GIS)6
    INFO1230Visual Basic for Application (VBA)6
    INFO3140Computer Modeling Systems (AutoCad)6
    INFO3550Hacking and digital evidences6
    INFO4170Bachelor Project in Informatics12
    INFO4215Visual Programming (Visual basic)6
    INFO5257Android Development6

    Credits sum:


    Matrix Of Privequisites

    Evaluation system

    Weekly review

    36 point / 36%;

    Research Paper

    10 point/ 10%;

    Midterm exams

    24 point / 24%;

    Final exam

    30 point / 30%

    Point GPA The university assessment   The general assessment in Georgia
    97-100 4,00 A+ A Excellent
    94-96 3,75 A
    91-93 3,50 A-
    87-90 3,25 B+   Very good
    84-86 3,00 B B
    81-83 2,75 B-  
    77-80 2,50 C+   C good
    74-76 2,25 C
    71-73 2,00 C-
    67-70 1,75 D+   D Satisfactory
    64-66 1,50 D
    61-63 1,25 D-
    51-60 1,00 E E Sufficient
    Not passed
    41-50   FX FX Insufficient
    <40   F F Failed

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