Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
GT-213FOOD ADDITIVESCompulsory235
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Learning the properties of food additives and issues to be considered during the use of food additives.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Ögr. Gör Oksal Macar
Learning Outcomes
1 Identify food additives and sort intended use of them.
2 Count the properties of food additives.
3Sort of points during the use of food additives.
4 Classify food additives.
5 Outline properties of food additives, mechanisms of action and their usage.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Definition of food additives,their intended use,classification and the basic principles in the use of food additives, regulatory and toxicological evaluations.Antioxidants.Acidity regulators.Emulsifiers.Gums.Preservatives.Flavors and flavor enhancers.Flavors and flavor enhancers.Chelating agents.Sweeteners.Anti-caking agents.Flour treatment agents.Others (volume enhancers, propellants, baking agents, foaming agents, anti foaming agents, humidity transmitters, polishing agents, firming agents, and stabilizers).
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1 Adding acidity regulators
2 Adding antimicrobials
3 Adding antioxidants
4 Using additives that regulate textural structure
5 Using additives that regulate textural structure
6 Using colorants
7 Using flavor enhancers
8 Using sweeteners
9 Mid-Term Exam
10 Using sweeteners
11 Using enrichers
12 Using starters
13 Using enzymes
14 Using carriers
15 Using solvents
16 Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Altuğ, "Gıda katkı maddeleri\" Meta Basım, İzmir, 2006, ISBN:9759740826
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination14444
Individual Study for Final Examination16060
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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