Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
SAN302Elective364
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Students will be able to evaluate the topics within the concept of the food industry economics, in terms of economic significance of the connections between the food industry and the agriculture sector.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Nevin DEMİRBAŞ
Learning Outcomes
1To understand the scope of the food industry, it’s place in the economy and development dynamics
2To evaluate the connection between agriculture and industry sectors within the framework of economy principles
3To evaluate the problems and solutions in the integration of food industry and agriculture sector
4To analyse the connections with the other sectors in terms of the development of food industry
5To understand the place of the food industry in different food systems
6To discuss the relationship between food policies and food industry
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
- Definition and the scope of food industry - The economic environment of the food industry - Food production and population - Connections of the food industry and agriculture sector - Integration types of food industry and agriculture sector - Problems in the integration of agriculture sector and food industry in Turkey - The food industry and related industries - Advantages and disadvantages of different food systems - The place and the changing role of food industry in the food systems - Food policy and food industry - Food security issues and food industry - Internal and external dynamics of the food industry in Turkey - The problems of food industry as sub-sectors in Turkey
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Course Description, scope and importanceLiterature Review, discussion
2Definition and the scope of food industryLiterature Review
3The economic environment of the food industryLiterature Review
4Food production and populationLiterature Review
5The food industry and agriculture sector relationsLiterature Review
6Integration types of food industry and agriculture sector Literature Review
7Problems in the integration of agriculture sector and food industry in Turkey (As different sub-sectors)Literature Review
8Midterm Exam
9The food industry and related industries Literature Review
10Advantages and disadvantages of different food systemsLiterature Review
11The place and the changing role of food industry in the food systemsLiterature Review
12Food policies and food industryLiterature Review
13Food security issues and food industryLiterature Review
14Internal and external dynamics of the food industry in TurkeyLiterature Review
15The problems of food industry in Turkey (as different sub-sectors)Literature Review
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Çetin, B., Gıda Sanayi Ekonomisi ve İşletmeciliği, Bursa, 1999. Güneş, E., M.Albayrak,B.Gülçubuk, Türkiye’de Gıda Sanayii, Ankara, 2002. ss. 384. Burns,J.,J.Mclnerney, A.Swinbank, The Food Industry (Economics and Policies), Reading Un., London, 1983. Atkins, P. And I. Bowler, Food in Society, (economy,culture, geography) USA, 2003. Hungate, L.S. and R.W.Sherman, Food and Economics, USA, 1989. Hodge, H.N., Bringing the Food Economy Home (Local Alternatives to Global Agribusiness, USA, 2002. Koç, M.,J. Sumner and A. Winson, Critical Perspectives in Food Studies, Canada, 2012.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
Reading14342
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)132
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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