The University Of Georgia
Program name: Archaeology
Study Level: Undergraduate
Program leader: Davit Berikashvili
Study language: Georgian
Qualification: Bachelor of Humanities in Archaeology
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%.

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Learning outcomes:
Communications skills
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  • Date of approval: 11-15-2007
    Approval protocol number: 13
    Date of program update: 03-25-2019
    Update protocol number: 19/19
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    წავლების ორგანიზების თავისებურებები: ბაკალავრის აკადემიური ხარისხის მოსაპოვებლად არქეოლოგიაში სტუდენტმა უნდა დააგროვოს 240 კრედიტი, რაც გულისხმობს: ა) კულტურული მემკვიდრეობის მენეჯმენტში კონცენტრაციის არჩევის შემთხვევაში: • პროგრამის ძირითად საგნებს– 156 ECTS ( მათ შორის ინგლისური ენა 18 ECTS); • სავალდებულო არჩევით კლასიკურ ენას- 6ECTS;   არჩევით საგნებს–18 ECTS; • თავისუფალ კრედიტს 18 ECTS; • საგანთა კონცენტრაციას კულტურული მემკვიდრეობის მენეჯმენტში - 42 ECTS. ბ) დამატებითი სპეციალობის არჩევის შემთხვევაში: • პროგრამის ძირითად საგნებს– 156 ECTS ( მათ შორის ინგლისური ენა 18 ECTS); სავალდებულო არჩევით კლასიკურ ენას- 6ECTS;• თავისუფალ კრედიტს 18 ECTS; • დამატებით სპეციალობის საგნებს 60 ECTS.

    Program Core

    Code Subject ECTS Semester
    ARCH1120Introduction to Archaeology6 1
    ARTS1110History of World Art (General course)6 1
    ENGL2217English language IV (B1/2)6 1
    HIST1119Introduction to World History I6 1
    KART1220Academic Writing6 1
    ARTS2140History of Georgian Art6 2
    ARTS2237drawing6 2
    ENGL3149English Language V (B2/1)6 2
    HIST1219Introduction to The World History II6 2
    HIST2220Geography and Historical Geography of Georgia and the Caucasus6 2
    ARCH4120Methods of Archaeology Research6 3
    ARTS2210Georgian Architectural Monuments6 3
    ENGL3213English Language VI (B2/2)6 3
    HIST1230Introduction to the History of Georgia6 3
    ARCH3110Archaeology of the Stone and Bronze Ages6 4
    ARTS4117Georgian Metallic Sculpture6 4
    MATH1214Fundamentals of quantitative research methods6 4
    PALE2237Fundamentals of numismatics, paleography, epigraphy and diplomacy6 4
    ARCH3220Archaeology of the Iron Age6 5
    INFO1220Geoinformatics6 5
    ARCH3210Archaelogy of Classical Periods6 6
    ARTS4157Technology and conservation of glass, ceramic products and metal products6 6
    ARCH2237...6 7
    ARCH4110Archaeology of the middle age6 7
    ARCH4240Bachelor’s Thesis In Archaeology12 8

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    Code Subject ECTS Semester
    GREK2217Old Greek language6 3
    LATN2217Latin Language6 3

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    Program Elective

    Code Subject ECTS
    ARTS1210Decorative Applied Arts - Style and Era6
    PHIL2130History of Philosophic Thought6
    ARCH4141Methods of natural and precise science in archaeology6
    ARTS1212Basics of art analysis of the artefacts6
    HIST2230Hellenism and Georgia6
    ARCH3212Landscape Archeology6
    ARCT1220Basics of Fine Arts I6
    ARTS3130Christian Art in the Middle Ages6
    BUSN1210Basics of Business and Economics6
    BYZN1217Byzantine Civilization6
    HIST2130Epoch and Religion6
    HIST2157Basics of Ancient Culture6
    ANTH3130Basics of Cultural Anthropology6
    ARCT2110Basics of Fine Arts II6
    ENGL1717English Language for Academic Exams (TOEFL)6
    ENGL1718English Language for Academic Exams (IELTS)6
    KART4227Georgian mythology and folklore6

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    Code Subject ECTS
    ARTS1117Ethnographic Design6
    FRAN1147French Language I (A1)6
    GERM1116German Language A1/16
    ITAL1147Italian Language I (A1)6
    SPAN1147Spanish Language I (A1)6
    CILS1140 A/1Italian Language A/1 CILS6
    ENGL1147English Language I (A1)6
    ENGL1247English Language II (A2)6
    ENGL2147English Language III (B1/1)6
    GERM1216German Language A1/26
    CILS140 A/2Italian Language A/2 CILS6
    CILS140 B/1Italian language B/1 CILS6
    FRAN1247French Language II (A2)6
    GERM2116German Language A2/16
    HIST4140Foreign Sources of History of Georgia6
    ITAL1247Italian language II (A2)6
    SPAN1247Spanish language II (A2)6
    FRAN2147French Language III (B1/1)6
    GERM2216German Language A2/26
    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

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    - Specialization Core

    ARTS3120Georgian Museum Collections65
    MGMT2110Basics of Management66
    CULT3237Legislative basis of cultural heritage66
    ARTS4167Basics of gallery field67
    CULT4117Project management of cultural fields67
    ARTS4215Arts Marketing and Management68
    ARTS4147International antiquity market, legislation, auction;68

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    Matrix Of Privequisites

    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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