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
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Learning outcomes:
Knowledge and understanding
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  • Making judgments
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  • Communications skills
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  • Date of approval: 08-30-2016
    Approval protocol number: 27-16
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    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
    HIST12196 2
    KART1220Academic Writing6 8

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    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

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    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
    ITAL1147იტალიური ენა I (A1)6
    FRAN1247French Language II (A2)6
    GERM1218German Language A/26
    ITAL1247იტალიური ენა II (A2)6
    FRAN2147French Language III (B1/1)6
    FRAN2247French Language IV (B1/2)6

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    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

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    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
    JMMB3120Media and Politics6
    LAWB2250International Law6
    POLI3110International Organizations6
    PUBL4110Introduction to the Public Policy Analysis6
    ANTH3130Basics of Cultural Anthropology6
    IREL1230Research Design6
    IREL1315Politics and Government of Turkey6
    JMMB3140Mass Media and Society6
    LAWB2140Constitutional Law of Foreign Countries6
    MGMT2110Basics of Management6
    POLI3215US - Foreign and Defense Policy6

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    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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