Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Microbial Quality Control GDM 448 8 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. SERAP COŞANSU AKDEMİR
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. SERAP COŞANSU AKDEMİR,
Course Assistants
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective
Course Content
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
2 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
4 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction: Microbiological risks in foods and food production areas
2 Microbiological criteria and standards, sampling plans
3 Sanitation and food safety in catering services
4 Convensional methods, direck microscopic methods in microbial quality control of foods, miniaturized biochemical tests
5 Fluorogenic and chromogenic culture media in microbial quality control
6 Immunological and nucleic acid based methods
7 Methobolic activity based and bacteriophage based methods
8 Rapid test kits for pathogen detection
9 Midterm exam
10 Detection of bacterial and fungal toxins
11 Detection of microbial load on food contact surfaces
12 Resistance development in bacteria againts disinfectants and food processing methods
13 Predictive microbiology and use in microbial quality detection, growth and inactivation models
14 Updated software used in predictive microbiology (Combase, PMP, DMFit, GInaFit etc.)
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and engineering subjects pertaining to the relevant discipline; ability to use theoretical and applied knowledgein these areas in complex engineering problems. X
2 Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.
3 Ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose.
4 Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for analyzing and solving complex problems encountered in engineering practice; ability to employ information technologies effectively.
5 Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or discipline specific research questions. X
6 Ability to work efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually.
7 Ability to communicate effectively in Turkish, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of one foreign language; ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, prepare design and production reports, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear and intelligible instructions. X
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself.
9 Consciousness to behave according to ethical principles and professional and ethical responsibility; knowledge on standards used in engineering practice.
10 Knowledge about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness in entrepreneurship, innovation; knowledge about sustainable development.
11 Knowledge about the global and social effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety, and contemporary issues of the century reflected into the field of engineering; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 15
2. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ödev 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 6 6
Quiz 2 4 8
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5
dersAKTSKredisi 5