Program Structure

Bachelor’s Program in Tourism in Tbilisi and Batumi comprises 240 ECTS, 30 ECTS per semester. Consequently the length of the program is four years. Each academic year consists of two semesters – Fall and Spring. Each semester comprises 19 weeks, the academic year consists of 38 weeks. In addition, if and when needed students can take summer semester comprising eight weeks, where each student can accumulate no more than 15 ECTS. 1 ECTS equals to 25 hours including contact hours (lectures, seminars, practical courses, etc) as well as independent hours of work (needed to get ready for midterm and final exams, presentation etc).

 

The program is structured as follows: field courses – 185 ECTS out of which 125 ECTS are for mandatory courses, 60 ECTS – field elective/mandatory (out of which students shall take 45/35 ECTS). The program includes mandatory University courses 70 ECTS; out of which 50/60 ECTS are allocated to foreign languages (two languages are learned).

 

Out of 240 ECTS prescribed by the curriculum, students are allowed to take 20 ECTS in an alternative way (by replacing elective courses) in accordance with President Order of Caucasus University May #01/01-68 31, 2014.

 

During the third year those students who did not pass English as a foreign language at the Unified National Exams shall take mandatory additional courses in the English language (GENG 0001, PENG 1170, GENG 0002, PENG 1270) instead of free credits so as to acquire B1 (CEFR) competence in the English language.

 

Students shall prepare and defend a Bachelor’s paper before completing the Bachelor’s Program.

 

CTS has a wide web of partner Universities which allows students to participate in exchange programs of various kinds.

 

Curriculum

 

  • History of Georgia
  • Geography of Georgia
  • Introduction to Management
  • Introduction to Tourism
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Financial Accounting
  • Operating Management
  • Tourism Economics
  • Restaurant and Catering Service Management
  • Tourism Marketing
  • Tourism Statistics
  • Tourism Management
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Hotel Management
  • Human Resource Management in Tourism
  • Business Communication
  • Event and Meeting Management
  • Corporate Finances
  • Resort Management
  • Georgian Touristic Resources and Excursion Studies
  • Tourism Geography and International Tourist Markets
  • Business Plan Development
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Methods of Research
  • Practice – at a hotel/at a tourist company
  • Introduction to Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • Tourism Policy and Planning
  • Tourism Law
  • International Business and Tourism
  • Basics of Tourist Service
  • Service in Catering
  • Cultural Tourism
  • Ecotourism
  • Gastronomic Tourism
  • Agro Tourism
  • Health Tourism
  • Business Tourism
  • Calculus
  • General English
  • English – General Part
  • English for Special Purposes
  • Computer skills
  • German language
  • French language
  • Turkish language
  • Russian language
  • Georgian spelling and speech
  • Free credits