Course Information

Introduction to Information Technologies and Applications (IS100)


Introduction to Information Technologies and Applications (IS100) is a must course that students have to take in the first year of their undergraduate education. The aim of this course is to introduce all METU students to the basic information technology concepts and applications and make them both computer and information literate. These basic skills are expected to be used during their undergraduate studies in their respective disciplines, as well as during their professional lives.


IS100 course has been given by the Department of Information Systems in Informatics Institute since 1999. More than three thousand students are registered to IS100 course each semester. The course is also given in METU Northern Cyprus Campus.


IS100 lectures are mainly conducted online. A number of face-to face classes are also provided for the students who need more assistance. Face-to-face lectures are given in Computer Center PC rooms. All the course materials are distributed via ODTÜCLASS (


There are many phases including proficiency exam, registration, dropping the course, choosing face-to-face sections and approvals that each student should be aware of. Please see the corresponding pages to obtain detailed information about each phase and Frequently Asked Questions page for your questions.