The University Of Georgia
Program name: History (Georgian, World)
Study Level: Undergraduate
Program leader: Sanadze Manana
Chikvaidze Tsira
Study language: Georgian
Qualification: Bachelor of History
Program capacity: 240
Program permission: Enrollment of students at the first level of academic higher education (undergraduate programs) is carried out based on the results of the unified national exams or the order of the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia No. 224/N (December 29, 2011), passing administrative registration and the order of the university presidents. It is possible to enroll in the program on a rolling basis twice a year; Enrollment or mobility in the program is possible from a recognized higher educational institution of a foreign country in accordance with the order of the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia.
Program goals:

The purpose of the program is to train a highly qualified specialist in the sciences of history, to equip a student with a broad knowledge of history of Georgia and world history from ancient times to modern times, considering socio-political, economic, legal and cultural aspects; to develop the skills of applying relevant research methodology and methods; to mold a citizen with high social awareness and democratic values being ready to understand and respect different cultures; to shape a flexible individual with analytical, critical and communication skills requisite for a knowledge-based society. A bachelor of history will be able to pursue his/her studies at the second level - a master's degree and/or get employed in almost all fields related to service and communication: public service, local, regional administrations, international and non-governmental organizations relevant to the field, the Institute of History and Ethnology, archives, museums, tourism and general education (private and public schools), National Agency for Cultural Heritage Protection, National Center for Manuscripts.

Methods for Attaining Learning Outcomes:
Learning outcomes:
Knowledge and understanding
  • The undergraduate:

    • Based on a broad knowledge of the most recent researches and achievements in the field, names and defines the main events and issues of the history of separate periods, regions and countries of Georgia and the world history from the ancient times to the modern period.
    • Understands the basics of archaeology, historical geography, anthropology and the adjacent/supporting disciplines of history: ethnology, numismatics, paleography and epigraphy, heraldry, sphragistics and their role in the reconstruction of history;
    • Defines the main historical periods of the past and world history (ancient, medieval, new and recent history) and the diachronic framework of events;
    • Describes and explains the maps of local-historical civilizations, changes in the geopolitical map of Georgia and the world in different eras.

  • Responsibility and autonomy
  • The undergraduate:

    • Applies the basic knowledge and skills acquired in the history of Georgia and the world in practice in a specific environment;
    • Respects the diverse values, ideas, views and culture inherent to different countries and nations in various historical eras recognizing them as an integral part of world values.
  • Date of approval: 11-15-2007
    Approval protocol number: 13
    Date of program update:
    Update protocol number: 52/18
    Program details:


    Teaching Process Characteristics:

    To obtain the academic degree of Bachelor of History, a student needs to accumulate 240 credits comprising:

    • Core courses of the program – 132 (including concentration - Georgian/world history - 12 ECTS and English language B 2/2 - 6 ECTS);
    • Elective courses of the program - 12 ECTS;
    • University compulsory-elective courses - 18 ECTS (6 ECTS from the social/humanitarian block and 12 ECTS from the STEAM block);
    • Free credit - 18 ECTS and
    • 60 ECTS in a minor specialty.

    Humanitarian-Social Block

    Code Subject ECTS Semester
    BUSN4433Economy, business, management6 1
    LAWB1155Debates 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 1,2
    STEM0002Ingenuity, entrepreneurship and technology6 1,2
    STEM0005Modern technologies6 1,2
    STEM0007Mathematics and Civilizations6 1,2
    STEM0010Logic6 1,2
    STEM0011Computational reasoning6 1,2
    STEM0003Experiments that changed the world6 1,2
    STEM0004Game theory6 1,2
    STEM0012Biology and Health of the Human6 1,2
    STEM0013Basics of Cyber Hygiene6 1,2

    Credits sum:


    Program Core

    Code Subject ECTS Semester
    ARCH1120Introduction to Archaeology6 1
    ENGL3213English Language VI (B2/2)6 1
    HIST1119Introduction to World History I6 1
    ANTH3130Basics of Cultural Anthropology6 2
    HIST1219Introduction to The World History II6 2
    PALE2237Basics of Georgian Numismatics, Paleography, Epigraphy and Diplomatics6 2
    HIST1128West In anciete times6 3
    HIST1222History of Russian occupation in Georgia6 3
    HIST2220Geography and Historical Geography of Georgia and the Caucasus6 3
    ORST1210History of The Middle East I (Ancient and Middle Periods)6 3
    HIST1228The Middle Ages6 4
    HIST3240History of Byzantium6 4
    ORST2110History of The Middle East II (New and Contemporary Periods)6 4
    HIST1237History of Georgia (from Prehistory till XVI C.)6 5
    HIST2128Modern History of European and American Countries6 5
    HIST1247Modern and Contemporary History of Georgia6 6
    HIST3128Contemporary History of European and American Countries6 6
    HIST3125“Kartvelta Tskhovreba”: The Georgian Chronicles and History6 7
    HIST4128Historical Research Methods6 7
    HIST4235Internship in History6 8

    Credits sum:


    Program Elective

    Code Subject ECTS
    ECON3110History of Economic Thought6
    LAWB2113History of Legal Ideas6
    ARTS1110History of World Art (General course)6
    GREK2217Old Greek language6
    HIST2167History of International Relations and Diplomacy in XVII - XXI cc6
    HIST3111Relationships between Georgia and European Countries during Crusades6
    HIST3126Georgia–Iran Relations6
    HIST3127Modern Political History During the Cold War6
    HIST4111Holocaust and Genocide in the Visegrad Countries6
    HIST4120Georgia and Russia6
    HIST4150history of social and political institutions in Georgia6
    HIST4177An Introduction to the History of Church of Georgia6
    INFO4228IT in History6
    KART3237Old Georgian language6
    LAWB2111History of Georgian Law6
    PHIL2130History of Philosophic Thought6
    HIST4250Bachelor’s Thesis in History12

    Credits sum:


    History of Georgia -

    HIST4187Georgian Biographical and Hagiographic Works - as a Source for the History of Georgia65
    HIST4140Foreign Sources of History of Georgia66

    Credits sum:


    World History -

    HIST2170History of America65
    HIST3257Historical Sources for Modern and Contemporary History66

    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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