Department of Home Science
Home Science is a dynamic and ever growing field of education. It is an applied field built upon an interdisciplinary studies comprising of Foods and Nutrition, Human Development, Resource Management, Textiles and Clothing and Extension & Communication. Each of these Departments is also multi-disciplinary in nature dealing with the ‘art and science of living’. Home science is a semi- professional applied science course. For a student who wants to pursue sciences, Home Science still keeps them in science track and does not totally wean them away from sciences. It orients a student to acquire comprehensive knowledge and skill and skill in all areas related to human mind, body and environment. It is a study of life and the art of living achieve a decent, healthy and beautiful personal, family and social bonding.
The development of Home Science education reflects social pressures that are evident around the turn of the century. It is a need-based, professionally oriented education to assist family and community towards improved living. In the context of growing pressures in the work environment and external world, the family assumes a significant role in shaping the citizens of tomorrow. The family is the main factor which protects the individuals from all external forces and provides the right type of atmosphere for children to grow into strong and independent personalities. Home Science, then becomes the key subject in shaping the future course of our lives, as it equips the future citizens with relevant knowledge, competencies and prepares them to become efficient custodians of the nation’s future.
To educate and foster the enthusiasm to gain knowledge and skills in Home Science.
The department of Home Science envisages to transform the young women into effective managers of their lives and careers and to be the change for the society
The main aim of these courses is to provide a thoroughly scientific education for women, in the principles underlying the conduct and organization of home life, in order to equip them well, and adequately, for the part they have to play.
The objectives of the present B.Sc. Program Home Science course are