Food Chemistry I

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Food Chemistry I

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Nutrition and Food Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Description of physiochemical properties and reaction of carbohydrate, lipid oxidation, the structure of proteins to their reactions and functions in food systems, and the mechanisms and reactions of carbohydrates responsible for food flavors, off colors and losses of nutritional quality

    Course Objectives
    1. Discuss the relationship between chemical composition and structure of constituents
    and their functions in foods.
    2. Describe the major chemical reactions that occur in foods during processing and storage.
    3. Conduct aboratory experiments common to basic and applied food chemistry
    and interpret the results.
    4. Work cooperatively in a team to identify a food chemistry problem, design and conduct the
    experiments, and analyze and interpret the data.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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