Department of Home Sciences
Thrust Area of the Department
The subject Home Science is termed interdisciplinary because various subjects being offered by it both at UG and PG level makes it relative to a wide variety of career options like dietetics, communication, interior decoration, human resource management, textile designing, NGO workers etc., thus satisfying its multi-dimensional traits.The major subjects included in the course are:
1.FOODS AND NUTRITION deals with physiology and promotive health, normal and therapeutic nutrition, community nutrition and dietetics, nutritional biochemistry which are helpful in managing and controlling our daily diet
2.RESOURCE MANAGEMENT includes residential space designing, family finance and consumer education, ergonomics, work in the home, interior decoration which masters our knowledge and make us efficient managers and home-makers .
3.EXTENSION AND COMMUNICATION programmes and media for development communication, rural psychology, community development, womenâ??s issues are relative to this area.
4.TEXTILE AND CLOTHING essentials of fabric science, textile designing, textile chemistry, apparel construction are peculiar to it
5.CHILD DEVELOPMENT from conception to birth progressive till death, characteristics of various periods of development, hid and parent relationships, impact of environment on child, needs of special children etc. are being offered by this subject which not only caters to the theoretical knowledge but have a positive impact in shaping our behavior and personalities.