The University Of Georgia
Program name: Political Sciences
Study Level: Undergraduate
Program leader: Shalva Dzebisashvili
Study language: Georgian
Qualification: BA of Social Sciences in Political Sciences
Program capacity: 240
Program permission: National Exams
Program goals:


Methods for Attaining Learning Outcomes:


Learning outcomes:
Date of approval: 01-09-2006
Approval protocol number: 03-06
Date of program update:
Update protocol number: 48-18
Program details:


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. 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
HIST1119Introduction to World History I6 1
BUSN1210Basics of Business and Economics6 2
HIST1219Introduction to The World History II6 2
KART1220Academic Writing6 8

Credits sum:


School Core

Code Subject ECTS Semester
ENGL2217English language IV (B1/2)6 1
MATH1214Fundamentals of quantitative research methods6 1
ENGL3149English Language V (B2/1)6 2
ENGL3213English Language VI (B2/2)6 3

Credits sum:


School Electives

Code Subject ECTS
ENGL1147English Language I (A1)6
ENGL1247English Language II (A2)6
ENGL2147English Language III (B1/1)6
FRAN1147French Language I (A1)6
GERM1118German Language A/16
ITAL1147Italian Language I (A1)6
SPAN1147Spanish Language I (A1)6
FRAN1247French Language II (A2)6
GERM1218German Language A/26
ITAL1247Italian language II (A2)6
SPAN1247Spanish language II (A2)6
FRAN2147French Language III (B1/1)6
ITAL2147Italian Language III (B1/1)6
SPAN2147Spanish language III (B1/1)6
FRAN2247French Language IV (B1/2)6
ITAL2247Italian Language IV (B1/2)6
SPAN2247Spanish language IV ( B1/2)6

Credits sum:


Program Core

Code Subject ECTS Semester
POLI1220Introduction to Politics6 1
PSYC1488Basics of Social Psychology6 1
POLI1145Georgian Government and Politics6 2
POLI1225Introduction to Politics - Political process, culture and institutions6 2
POLI2120Introduction to International Relations6 3
POLI2220World Politics6 3
POLI2240Political Ideologies6 3
POLI3105Qualitative Research Methods in Politics6 3
POLI2230Political Sociology6 4
POLI3130European policy6 4
POLI3230Introduction to Comparative Politics6 4
POLI4105Democracy, Elections and Electoral Systems6 4
POLI1221Geopolitics and strategic research6 5
POLI2210Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict6 5
POLI3205South Caucasus Comparative Politics6 6
POLI3145EU enlargement and integration issues and challenges: on the example of the Visegrad countries.6 7
POLI4110Religion and politics6 7
POLI422818 8

Credits sum:


Program Elective

Code Subject ECTS
HIST1230Introduction to the History of Georgia6
COMM4120Introduction to Public Relations6
INFO1115MS Office6
POLI4111Democracy and Populism6
POLI4112Machiavelli, More, Hobbes6
SOCL2525Democracy and Citizenship6
IREL1225World Politics II: Cold War6
JMMB3120Media and Politics6
POLI3110International Organizations6
PUBL4110Introduction to the Public Policy Analysis6
ANTH3130Basics of Cultural Anthropology6
IREL1230Research Design6
IREL1315Politics and Government of Turkey6
JMMB3140Mass Media and Society6
MGMT2110Basics of Management6
IREL1320Russian Politics and Government6
POLI3215US - Foreign and Defense Policy6

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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