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# Exemption From The First Year University Courses

## Exemption from the First Year University Courses

Students who fulfill the outlined requirements are entitled to exemption from “MATH 101-Calculus I” and “IF 100- Computational Approaches to Problem”.

### MATH 101-Calculus I Exemption Exam:

Students, who

• have not yet taken MATH 101
• get at least 85/100 from the “MATH 101 Exemption Exam” (*) (given by Sabancı University in the week before the semester starts)

are entitled to exemption from MATH 101.

 MATH 101 Exemption Exam MATH 101 Grade 85-89 A- 90-100 A

(*) MATH 101 Exemption Exam is similar to a typical final exam of the course and it is in English.

Textbook
Calculus Early Transcendentals 2nd Edition (Global Edition), Briggs, Cochran & Gillett, Pearson.

Contents of the Exemption Exam:

• Elementary functions and limits (Chapters 1 and 2)
• Derivatives: definition, interpretation, computation and applications (Chapters 3 and 4)
• Integration: definition, interpretation and computation (Chapters 5 and 7)

### IF 100 - Computational Approaches to Problem Solving Exemption Exam:

Students, who

• have not yet taken IF 100
• are successful from the “IF 100 Exemption Exam” (**) (written exam is given by Sabanci University in the week before the semester starts)

are entitled to exemption from IF 100.

 IF 100 Exemption Exam Total Grade IF 100 Grade Basics of Computational Thinking (CT) Practice CT with Programming Min. 25 Min. 65 90-100 A Min. 22 Min. 62 84-89 A-

** IF 100 Exemption Exam is similar to a typical final exam of the course and it is in English.

The following will be evaluated:
(i) Apply computational thinking skills in practice.
(ii) Syntax of basic programming concepts in Python, such as variables, assignment statements, input/output operations, conditional statements, loops, modular programming, file operations, and data structures like sequences and dictionaries, together with their application on real life problems.

### Exemption Application

If the student chooses to be exempted from MATH 101 and/or IF 100, he/she is required to submit a written statement to the Foundations Development Directorate (FDD) regarding his/her acceptance of the letter grade shown in the tables no later than the final workday of the first week of classes. Unless a written statement is submitted within the above-indicated deadline, the student is required to take the course in the first semester that it is offered.

Contact for information:

Arzu Kıran
Foundation Development Directorate
Phone: 0(216) 483 97 08
E-mail: arzu.kiran@sabanciuniv.edu