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:
Date of approval: 08-30-2016
Approval protocol number: 27-16
Date of program update:
Update protocol number:
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
HIST1118Civilizations and Mankind Development6 1
BUSN1210Basics of Business and Economics6 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
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
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:


Program Core

Code Subject ECTS Semester
PSYC1221Principles of Psychology I6 1
PSYC1240Biological Basis of Behavior6 1
PSYC1223Principles of Psychology II6 2
PSYC1241History of Psychology6 2
PSYC13356 2
PSYC1315Social Psychology I6 3
PSYC1320Cognitive Psychology I6 3
PSYC1331Developmental Psychology6 3
PSYC13506 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
PSYC142618 8

Credits sum:


Program Elective

Code Subject ECTS
INFO1115MS Office6
PSYC1260The child's Mental disorders6
PSYC4270Psychology of Religion6
PSYC1414Professional English for Psychologists6
PSYC1415Psychological characteristics preschool aged child6
PSYC1432Interpersonal Communication6
PSYC1435Psychology of Influence6
PSYC3131Abnormal Psychology6
PSYC1410Internship in Psychology6
PSYC1411Psychological Service of School6
PSYC1425Psychological characteristics of children of school age.6
PSYC1515Psychology of Advertising6
PSYC4190Basics of Psychodiagnostics6
PSYC1525Behavior disorders6
PSYC1530Basics of Psychotherapy6

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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