Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
BMBB-100IngredIent TechnologyElective126
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To interpret the materials listed in food labels, to learn macro and micro-compounds in foods and to find out what kind of special functions these structures have and to have the ability of effective written and oral communication.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Gülçin YILDIZ
Learning Outcomes
1Reading, interpretation and analysis of materials in food labels will be learned
2To learn the macro and micro-compounds in foods and what kind of special functions these structures have
3To have knowledge about the effects of food processing techniques on food structure
4To learn how to search academic journals, articles and technical articles in order to find answers to scientific questions
5Effective written and oral communication skills will be gained individually
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Macro-compounds in foods (carbohydrates, fats and proteins), micro-compounds (vitamins and minerals) in foods, water as a food component, the importance of “reduction of sodium intake” to be investigated within the scope of term paper
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1Course description and introduction
2Macro-compounds (Carbohydrates)
3Macro-compounds (Carbohydrates)
4Macro-compounds (Fats)
5Macro-compounds (Fats)
6Macro-compounds (Proteins)
7Macro-compounds (Proteins)
8Micro-compounds (Vitamins)
9Micro-compounds (Vitamins)
10Micro-compounds (Minerals)
11Micro-compounds (Minerals)
12Water as a food compound
13Reduction of sodium intake
14Reduction of sodium intake
Recommended or Required Reading
Instructor’s lecture notes
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities50
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities50
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Self Study18080
Individual Study for Mid term Examination15050
Individual Study for Final Examination15050
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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