The University Of Georgia
Program name: Psychology
Study Level: Undergraduate
Program leader: Nana Burduli
Study language: Georgian
Qualification: BA 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: 01-21
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.

Humanitarian-Social Block

Code Subject ECTS Semester
ANTH3130Basics of Cultural Anthropology6 1
BUSN4433Economy, business, management6 1
HIST1118Civilizations and Mankind Development6 1
HIST12226 1
LAWB1155Debate and Critical Thinking6 1
LAWB1177Thinking and Morality6 1
LAWB1195Citizenship in the modern world6 1
LITR1212The great Books6 1
POLI2260Basics of Political Ideologies6 1

Credits sum:


STEM Block

Code Subject ECTS Semester
MATH1414Analytical and Quantitative Reasoning6 1
STEM0002Ingenuity, entrepreneurship and technology6 1
STEM0003Experiments that changed the world6 1
STEM0004Game theory6 1
STEM0005Modern technologies6 1
STEM00076 1
STEM00106 1
STEM00116 1
STEM0012Biology and Health of the Human6 1,2
STEM0013Basics of Cyber Hygiene6 1,2

Credits sum:


Program Core

Code Subject ECTS Semester
ENGL3213English Language VI (B2/2)6 1
PSYC1221Principles of Psychology I6 1
PSYC1240Biological Basis of Behavior6 1
PSYC1223Principles of Psychology II6 2
PSYC1241History of Psychology6 2
PSYC1331Developmental Psychology6 2
PSYC1335Research Methods in Psychology 16 2
PSYC1315Social Psychology I6 3
PSYC1320Cognitive Psychology I6 3
PSYC1350Research Methods In Psychology 26 3
PSYC1430Personality Psychology I6 3
PSYC1313Social Psychology II6 4
PSYC1323Cognitive Psychology6 4
PSYC3167Experimental Psychology6 4
PSYC3260Personality Psychology II6 4
PSYC1270Statistics for the Social Sciences I6 5
PSYC2210Psychology of Set I6 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
PSYC1341Psychology of Conflict6
PSYC4416Psychology of Leadership6
PSYC1311Practice in Clinical Psychology6
PSYC1314Research Practices in Psychology6
PSYC1415Psychological characteristics preschool aged child6
PSYC1421Psychosomatic Medicine6
PSYC1428Social Skills Training6
PSYC1432Interpersonal Communication6
PSYC1435Psychology of Influence6
PSYC1436Issues of Violence Against Children6
PSYC1515Psychology of Advertising6
PSYC1516The major movements of psychology in the ХХ century6
PSYC1525Behavior disorders6
PSYC1530Basics of Psychotherapy6
PSYC3115Fundamentals of educational psychology6
PSYC3131Abnormal Psychology6
PSYC4190Basics of Psychodiagnostics6
PSYC4270Psychology of Religion6
MGMT3121Basics of Organizational Behavior6
PHIL2130History of Philosophic Thought6
PSYC1260The child's Mental disorders6
PSYC1316Practice in Labour and Orgazation Psychology6
PSYC1317practice in educational and developmental psychology6
PSYC1345Forensic Psychology6
PSYC1351Conflicts and Negotiations6
PSYC1355Psychology of Management6
PSYC1414Professional English for Psychologists6
PSYC1425Psychological characteristics of children of school age.6
PSYC3295Consulting Psychology6
SOCL3110The Principles of Sociology6

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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