Three-Year B.Sc. Home Science Course

Nutrition and Dietetics:

Objectives of the Program: 
The course enables the students to

  • learn the basics of Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics
  • understand Physiology, Nutritional Biochemistry and Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • apply the knowledge of Nutrition and Dietetics in planning menus for various diseases
  • learn the role of exercise and fitness and Nutrition and apply in the wellness management

Career Prospects:

  • Dieticians in Hospitals
  • Dieticians in Health Clubs and Gymnasiums
  • Nutrition and Diet Counsellors
  • Fitness Professionals
  • Nutritionists in Community Nutrition Centres
  • Nutritionists in Health Food Industries and Pharmaceuticals

Courses Offered:

Semester I

  • English I
  • Applied Science
  • Design and Aesthetics
  • Life span Development
  • Environment Studies

Semester II

  • English II
  • Human Physiology
  • Textile Science and Apparel Design
  • Food Science and Nutrition
  • Extension and Communication

Semester III

  • Nutrition for Life Span
  • Consumer Studies
  • Family Dynamics
  • Media Skill Development
  • Fabric Ornamentation and Accessory Design

Semester IV

  • Advanced Chemistry
  • Food microbiology
  • Human Nutrition – I
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy – I
  • Institutional Food Service Management

Semester V

  • Biochemistry
  • Human Nutrition -II
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy – II
  • Dietetics Applications
  • Recent Advances in Nutrition and Dietetics

Semester VI

  • Community Nutrition
  • Nutrition Exercise and Fitness
  • Behavior and Life style Management
  • Professional Applications in Nutrition and Dietetics

Human Development:

Objectives of the Program: 
The course enables the students to

  • understand the major theoretical perspectives, issues, and concepts in the field of human development
  • identify the major stages of human development through the life span
  • explore the process of scientific inquiry and basic research methods
  • develop critical thinking skills that includes the ability to discriminate between the appropriate use of empirical and intuitive approaches in the area of human development

Course Details:

Semester I

  • English I
  • Applied Science
  • Design and Aesthetics
  • Life span Development
  • Environment Studies

Semester II

  • English II
  • Human Physiology
  • Textile Science and Apparel Design
  • Food Science and Nutrition
  • Extension and Communication

Semester III

  • Nutrition for Life Span
  • Consumer Studies
  • Family Dynamics
  • Media Skill Development
  • Fabric Ornamentation and Accessory Design

Semester IV

  • Child and Youth Development
  • Curriculum for Young Children
  • Adulthood and Aging
  • Working with parents

Semester V

  • Early Childhood Education I
  • Early Childhood Education II
  • Child Psychology
  • Community Development Program
  • Recent Advances in Human development ( Seminar)
  • Women’s Issues

Semester VI

  • Children with Special Needs
  • Basics of Guidance and Counseling
  • Management of centers for children and youth
  • Professional application in Human Development (Internship)

Career Prospects: 

Students get placements as:

  • Teachers and professionals in Pre-Schools, Primary Schools and Special Schools
  • Supervisors and Child Development Program Officer (CDPO’s) in Government agencies
  • Trainers in Government and Non-Government organisations
  • Counsellors / consultant in agencies working for Pre-school children
  • Entrepreneurs : Run own nursery school, daycare center, activity center, hobby and recreational center

Faculty: 

  1. Dr. Mrs. Lalieetaa Bhagat Head of Department, M.S.W., S.E.T., Ph. D. 

Interior Space Design:

Objectives of the Program: 
The course enables the students to

  • gain a good understanding of the principles of Interior Design.
  • apply the principles of anthropometry and ergonomics, knowledge of colour, materials, methods and the skills acquired, in residential and commercial interior design.
  • acquire knowledge of the code of professional practice and management as Designers. 

Courses Offered

Semester I

  • English I
  • Applied Science
  • Design and Aesthetics
  • Life span Development
  • Environment Studies

Semester II

  • English II
  • Human Physiology
  • Textile Science and Apparel Design
  • Food Science and Nutrition
  • Extension and Communication

Semester III

  • Nutrition for Life Span
  • Consumer Studies
  • Family Dynamics
  • Media Skill Development
  • Fabric Ornamentation and Accessory Design

Semester IV

  • Resource Management
  • Ergonomic Applications in Interior Design
  • Drafting and Designing
  • Elements of Planning
  • Basics of AutoCAD

Semester V

  • Interior Designing
  • Residential Planning and Detailing
  • Building Construction
  • Advanced AutoCAD
  • Recent Advances in Interior Design

Semester VI

  • Commercial Designing and Professional Practice
  • Advance Interior Design
  • Building Services
  • Professional Application and Practices in Interior Design

Career Prospects:

The course enables the student to become:

  • Interior Designers
  • Landscape Designers
  • Interior model making Experts
  • Entrepreneurs and Administrators
  • As teaching faculty
  • AutoCAD Experts
  • Consumer Guides
  • Hospitality Managers

Faculty:

  1. Smt. Madhuri Ratnaparkhi – Head of the Department M.Sc., B. Ed., SET.

Textile Science and Apparel Design:

Objectives of the Program: 
The course enables the students to

  • gain scientific knowledge of textile technology from fibre to fabric, their manufacturing process, and its quality control.
  • develop skill in basic and commercial clothing construction and apparel design.
  • impart knowledge and develop skills in wet processing, dyeing and printing.
  • be aware about rights of a consumer in the market of textiles and garments.
  • get acquainted with rich heritage of Indian textiles and embroideries.
  • have an insight on application of information and technology in textile industry.
  • develop entrepreneurship skills related to textiles and clothing.

Courses Offered

Semester I

  • English I
  • Applied Science
  • Design and Aesthetics
  • Life span Development
  • Environment Studies

Semester II

  • English II
  • Human Physiology
  • Textile Science and Apparel Design
  • Food Science and Nutrition
  • Extension and Communication

Semester III

  • Nutrition for Life Span
  • Consumer Studies
  • Family Dynamics
  • Media Skill Development
  • Fabric Ornamentation and Accessory Design

Semester IV

  • Textile Science
  • Basic Pattern Making & Grading
  • Fundamentals of Apparel Merchandising & Marketing
  • Traditional Textiles and Embroideries of India
  • Soft Skills Development

Semester V

  • Basic Fashion Illustration
  • Textile and Garment Quality Control
  • Fashion Apparel Design
  • Textile Chemistry
  • Recent Advances in Textile Science and Apparel Design

Semester VI

  • Wet Processing
  • Fabric Construction and Analysis
  • Theory of Knitting
  • Professional Application in Textile Sc. & Apparel Design (Internship)

Career Prospects:

The course enables the student to become:

  • Textile Testing Institutes
  • Visual Designers
  • Costume Designers
  • Garment Industry
  • Teaching in colleges and fashion design institutes
  • Employment and Entrepreneurship in areas of – Screen Printing, Block Printing, Batik, Bandhani, Bags, Home Furnishing, Boutique, Embroidery

Faculty:

  1. Dr. Smt. Rachna Vishwanathan, Head of Department M.Sc., M. Phil., Ph. D.
  2. Smt. Aparna S. Machhe M. Sc.

Human Ecology and Consumer Services:                                

Objectives of the Program: 
The course enables the students to

  • to develop the competence for entrepreneurship and employment in various disciplines of Home Science.
  • to address the needs and issues of self, family and community through this multi- disciplinary course. 

Course offered

Semester I

  • English I
  • Applied Science
  • Design and Aesthetics
  • Life span Development
  • Environment Studies

Semester II

  • English II
  • Human Physiology
  • Textile Science and Apparel Design
  • Food Science and Nutrition
  • Extension and Communication

Semester III

  • Nutrition for Life Span
  • Consumer Studies
  • Family Dynamics
  • Media Skill Development
  • Fabric Ornamentation and Accessory Design

Semester IV

  • Food preservation.
  • Traditional textile
  • Community dynamics
  • Soft skills development.
  • Child and youth development.

Semester V

  • Front office.
  • Entrepreneurship development
  • Dyeing and printing.
  • Program planning and management.
  • Seminar

Semester VI

  • Event management.
  • Community nutrition
  • Basics of guidance and counseling.
  • Internship

Career Prospects:

Students have Career prospects in:

  • Extension Education
  • Government organization and NGO
  • Catering services
  • Daycare centres
  • Preschools
  • Event Management
  • Media and Journalism
  • Front office, Boutique, etc.

Faculty (Permanent):

  1. Dr. Mrs. Lalieetaa Bhagat Head of Department, M.S.W., S.E.T., Ph. D.