Academic Catalog

GRADUATE PROGRAM(S) OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS

M.S. with thesis in Information Systems

The objectives of the Information Systems graduate programs are to educate graduates from different disciplines in the theoretical and practical aspects of information systems; to train educated users of information systems who can precisely describe their requirements and participate in IS development and procurement processes; to meet the interdisciplinary graduate needs of the academia,industry, and the public and private sectors, and to foster and support interdisciplinary research in the field.
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
IS501 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SYSTEMS 3 3 0 8.0
IS502 INFORMATION SYSTEMS PROJECT 3 3 0 8.0
IS590 GRADUATE SEMINAR 0 0 2 10.0
IS599 MASTER THESIS 0 0 0 50.0
IS720 RESEARCH METHODS AND ETHICS IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS 3 3 0 8.0
4 elective course(s) approved by the Department of Information Systems.
Total minimum credit: 24

M.S. without thesis in Information Systems

The objectives of the Information Systems graduate programs are to educate graduates from different disciplines in the theoretical and practical aspects of information systems; to train educated users of information systems who can precisely describe their requirements and participate in IS development and procurement processes; to meet the interdisciplinary graduate needs of the academia,industry, and the public and private sectors, and to motivate students for interdisciplinary research in the field.
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
IS501 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SYSTEMS 3 3 0 8.0
IS502 INFORMATION SYSTEMS PROJECT 3 3 0 8.0
IS589 TERM PROJECT 0 0 0 20.0
IS590 GRADUATE SEMINAR 0 0 2 10.0
IS720 RESEARCH METHODS AND ETHICS IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS 3 3 0 8.0
7 elective course(s) approved by the Department of Information Systems.
Total minimum credit: 33

Ph.D. in Information Systems

The objectives of the Information Systems Ph.D. progam are, to conduct research in the interdisciplinary field of information systems and contribute to the body of heoretical and applied knowledge in any one of the constituent areas of that field; to educate academicians and researchers from different disciplines in the theoretical and practical aspects of information systems, and to foster and support interdisciplinary research in the field.
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
IS501 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SYSTEMS 3 3 0 8.0
IS502 INFORMATION SYSTEMS PROJECT 3 3 0 8.0
IS699 PH.D. THESIS 0 0 0 130.0
IS720 RESEARCH METHODS AND ETHICS IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS 3 3 0 8.0
4 elective course(s) approved by the Department of Information Systems.
Total minimum credit: 24

Integrated Ph.D. in Information Systems