Information Package / Course Catalogue
Food Additives
Course Code: GT124
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 3
Objectives of the Course

The aim of the course is to teach the additives that extend shelf life , the additives to modify the sensory properties, the additives used to increase the nutritional value and the properties of the processing aids in accordance with the legislation and analysis methods and the additives used in the sector.

Course Content

Definition and importance of food additives. extend of shelf-life additives, additives to affecting organoleptic properties, affecting the value of nutrition additives, processing aids

Name of Lecturer(s)
Ins. Engin YARALI
Learning Outcomes
1.To learn additives that extend shelf life
2.To learn the additives used to modify sensory properties
3.To know the additives to increase nutritional value
4.To learn process aids
5.To have information about the use of additives used in food industry
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Gıda Katkı Maddeleri. Prof.Dr.Songül Çakmakçı. Yard.Doç.Dr.İlyas Çelik. 2004. Atatürk Ünv.Zir Fak.Ders yay.
2.Gıda Katkı Maddeleri. Prof.Dr.Tomris Altuğ. 2009. Ege Ünv. Gıda Müh.
3.Gıda Katkı Maddeleri ve İnsan Sağlığına Etkileri. Emine Aksoydan. 2012. Mikado yay.
4.Lecturer Notes (Öğr.Gör.Dr. Engin Yaralı)
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Definition and importance of food additives.
Week 2 - Theoretical
Acids
Week 3 - Theoretical
Antimicrobial additives
Week 4 - Theoretical
Antioxidants
Week 5 - Theoretical
Emulsifiers
Week 6 - Theoretical
Stabilizers
Week 7 - Theoretical
Coloring agents
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Flavoring agents
Week 10 - Theoretical
Flavor enhancers. Sweeteners
Week 11 - Theoretical
Enriching agents
Week 12 - Theoretical
Starter cultures
Week 13 - Theoretical
Enzymes
Week 14 - Theoretical
Carriers and solvents
Week 15 - Theoretical
Samples
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory201428
Assignment20816
Reading30824
Quiz1314
Final Examination1314
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)76
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
OÇ-1
5
4
OÇ-2
5
4
OÇ-3
5
OÇ-4
5
3
OÇ-5
5
4
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