The University Of Georgia
Program name: Psychology
Study Level: Undergraduate
Program leader: Nana Burduli
Study language: Georgian
Qualification: BA of Social Sciences in Psychology
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 main goal of the program is to introduce to students major domains of scientific psychology. In particular, it aims: 

(a) To present contemporary points of views of human perception, learning and thinking, human interactions, development through life span, motivation dynamics, and similarities and differences between people; 

(b) Familiarization of students with general principles, research planning process characteristics and particular methods of scientific research in psychology with are used for gaining and accumulating factual empirical knowledge; 

(c) To introduce the conceptual frameworks in which existing empirical knowedge is accumulated and organized; 

(d) To present the norms of professional ethics and transfer skills of conducting profes

Methods for Attaining Learning Outcomes:
Learning outcomes:
Knowledge and understanding
Graduate will be able to:
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  • Applying knowledge
    Graduate will be able to:
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  • Making judgments
    Graduate will be able to:
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  • Communications skills
    Graduate will be able to:
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  • Learning skills
    Graduate will be able to:
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  • Values
    Graduate will be able to:
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  • Date of approval: 08-30-2016
    Approval protocol number: 27-16
    Date of program update:
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    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.

    Program Core

    Code Subject ECTS Semester
    ENGL2217English language IV (B1/2)6 1
    HIST1118Civilizations and Mankind Development6 1
    KART1220Academic Writing6 1
    PSYC1221Principles of Psychology I6 1
    PSYC1240Biological Basis of Behavior6 1
    ENGL3149English Language V (B2/1)6 2
    PSYC1223Principles of Psychology II6 2
    PSYC1241History of Psychology6 2
    PSYC13356 2
    ENGL3213English Language VI (B2/2)6 3
    PSYC1315Social Psychology I6 3
    PSYC1320Cognitive Psychology I6 3
    PSYC1331Developmental Psychology6 3
    PSYC1350Research Methods In Psychology 26 3
    PSYC1313Social Psychology II6 4
    PSYC1323Cognitive Psychology6 4
    PSYC1430Personality Psychology I6 4
    PSYC3167Experimental Psychology6 4
    PSYC1270Statistics for the Social Sciences I6 5
    PSYC2210Psychology of Set I6 5
    PSYC3260Personality Psychology II6 5
    PSYC4415Work and organizational psychology6 5
    PSYC1231Clinical Psychology6 6
    PSYC2190Statistics for the Social Sciences II6 6
    PSYC7710Psychology of Set II6 6
    PSYC1426Bachelor Thesis in Psychology18 8

    Credits sum:


    Program Elective

    Code Subject ECTS
    ENGL1147English Language I (A1)6
    ENGL1247English Language II (A2)6
    ENGL2147English Language III (B1/1)6
    INFO1115MS Office6
    MATH1214Fundamentals of quantitative research methods6
    MATH1414Analytical and Quantitative Reasoning6
    BUSN1210Basics of Business and Economics6
    COMM4135Public Speaking Skills6
    PHIL2130History of Philosophic Thought6
    SOCL3110The Principles of Sociology6
    PSYC4270Psychology of Religion6
    PSYC1414Professional English for Psychologists6
    FRAN1147French Language I (A1)6
    GERM1116German Language A1/16
    ITAL1147Italian Language I (A1)6
    SPAN1147Spanish Language I (A1)6
    FRAN1247French Language II (A2)6
    GERM1216German Language A1/26
    ITAL1247Italian language II (A2)6
    PSYC1345Forensic Psychology6
    SPAN1247Spanish language II (A2)6
    FRAN2147French Language III (B1/1)6
    GERM2116German Language A2/16
    ITAL2147Italian Language III (B1/1)6
    SPAN2147Spanish language III (B1/1)6
    FRAN2247French Language IV (B1/2)6
    GERM2216German Language A2/26
    ITAL2247Italian Language IV (B1/2)6
    SPAN2247Spanish language IV ( B1/2)6

    Credits sum:


    Clinical Psychology - Block

    PSYC1260The child's Mental disorders64
    PSYC3131Abnormal Psychology65
    PSYC1421Psychosomatic Medicine65
    PSYC4190Basics of Psychodiagnostics67
    PSYC1530Basics of Psychotherapy67
    PSYC1525Behavior disorders67

    Credits sum:


    - Block

    MGMT3121Basics of Organizational Behavior64
    PSYC1432Interpersonal Communication65
    PSYC1435Psychology of Influence65
    PSYC4190Basics of Psychodiagnostics67
    PSYC1515Psychology of Advertising67

    Credits sum:


    Educational and Developmental Psychology - Block

    PSYC1260The child's Mental disorders64
    PSYC1415Psychological characteristics preschool aged child65
    PSYC1425Psychological characteristics of children of school age.66
    PSYC4190Basics of Psychodiagnostics67
    PSYC1525Behavior disorders67
    PSYC1436Issues of Violence Against Children67

    Credits sum:


    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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