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Exemption From The First Year University Courses

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

“MATH 101-Calculus I” Exemption Exam

Students, who

  • are registered to any undergraduate program at Sabanci University
  • have not yet taken MATH 101
  • get at least 85/100 from the “MATH 101 Exemption Exam” (*) (given at Sabanci University in the first week of every semester) 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: Single and Multivariable”, 4th Edition, Hughes-Hallett, Gleason, McCallum et al.

Content of the Exemption Exam:

-Elementary functions (Chapter 1)

-Derivatives: definition, interpretation, computation and applications (Chapters 2, 3, 4)

-Integral: definition, interpretation and computation (Chapters 5, 6, 7)

“IF 100 - Computational Approaches to Problem Solving” Exemption Exam

Students, who

  • are registered to any undergraduate program at Sabanci University
  • have not yet taken IF 100
  • are successful from the “IF 100 Exemption Exam” (given at Sabanci University in the first week of every semester) according to the table given below
  • 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.

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 IF 100, MATH 101 he/she is required to submit a written statement to the Foundations Development Directorate (FDD) regarding his/her acceptance of the grade shown in the table no later than the final workday of the first week of classes. Unless a written statement is given to FDD within the above indicated deadline, the student is required to take the course at the first semester that it is offered.