Physical Chemistry for the Food Science

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Physical Chemistry for the Food Science

  • 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

    Course description
    The principles of physical chemistry including the thermodynamics,
    physical transformation, and chemical equilibrium, the molecular motions, chemical reactions,
    and complex reactions, which are required to study the preservation, processing, conversion,
    rheology, separations, and conversion of food and biological materials, are lectured.

    Course policy
    Three exams will be taken for each part covered for its corresponding period.
    The final grade will be made based on three exams (30% each), homework (5%) and class
    attendance (5%).

    Textbooks: Atkins? Physical Chemistry, 9th Ed, Oxford Press

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.