B.Sc. Composite Home Science

B.Sc. Composite Home Science

Entry Year

2020

Qualification

B.Sc. Home Science

Duration

3 years

Overview

About the Program

Students undertaking the B.Sc. Composite program in Home Science at Mount Carmel College are trained to explore the technicalities of the field. The program is designed by reputed professors to foster a culture wherein students’ talent and creativity is enhanced and amplified with technical training and guidance.

The department harmoniously blends the disciplines of Food, Nutrition and Dietetics, Human Development, Resource Management, Textiles and Clothing and Extension Education to foster the empowerment of young women. Our related laboratories are specially designed towards enforcing an empirical approach to learning. Internships are woven into the curriculum. Students are also encouraged towards innovative research to enhance quality of family, community and industry through scientific interventions.

On acquiring in-depth knowledge about the field and learning the qualitative and quantitative techniques, along with co-curricular activities, Graduates of this degree will be able to demonstrate their skills in the areas of Food, Nutrition and Dietetics, Human Development, Resource Management, Textiles and Clothing and Extension Education. 

The department is associated with the Department of Agriculture, Government of Karnataka and the Karnataka Nutrition Mission. “Mritika” is further an extension food outlet of the department engaged in spreading awareness on the health benefits of millets through the sale of freshly prepared food including ‘meal in a bowl’ salads.

Other highlights and benefits:

  • Meets the criteria of Choice Based Credit System which enables students to choose papers of their interest 
  • Helps students to prepare for higher education both in India and abroad
  • Students become eligible to take up qualifying exams conducted by UGC- NET/ SLET
  • Serves as a base to enter allied fields and courses like Banking, Design, Education, MBA, Public Health, Applied Psychology, etc
Head of Department

Dr. A. Sundaravalli

Dean

Major. Dr. Shantha Maria

Vision

  • To provide a humanized process of education based on the amalgamation of science, technology and humanities contributing towards an improved quality of life.

Mission

  • To sensitize the learner towards individual needs and group needs of family and society
  • To empower the learner with the knowledge to build a healthy social environment
  • To enable them to identify professional and entrepreneurial opportunities in Home Science

Program Specifications

Testing and Evaluation

The performance of the student will be assessed throughout the semester. Evaluations will be
based on end-semester examinations and continuous internal assessment (CIA).

Syllabus

 Semester I ·         Basics of Textile Technology
·         Introduction to Extension Education
Semester II ·         Basics of Psychology
·         Essentials of Physiology & Microbiology
·         Introduction to Resource Management
Semester III ·         Human Development 1
·         Basics of Design Applications
Semester IV ·         Applied Textiles, Design and Finishes
  ·         Communication and Extension
Semester V ·         Food Service and Hospitality Management
  ·         Early Childhood Education
  ·         Housing and Finishes
  ·         Apparel Making – I
  ·         NGO Management and Social Welfare
  ·         Research Methods and Documentation
Semester VI ·         Dietetics
  ·         Family Studies
  ·         Personal Finance and Consumer Studies
  ·         Apparel Making – II
  ·         Programme Planning and Project Management
  ·         Human Development II / Biochemistry
Overview

Overview

About the Program

Students undertaking the B.Sc. Composite program in Home Science at Mount Carmel College are trained to explore the technicalities of the field. The program is designed by reputed professors to foster a culture wherein students’ talent and creativity is enhanced and amplified with technical training and guidance.

The department harmoniously blends the disciplines of Food, Nutrition and Dietetics, Human Development, Resource Management, Textiles and Clothing and Extension Education to foster the empowerment of young women. Our related laboratories are specially designed towards enforcing an empirical approach to learning. Internships are woven into the curriculum. Students are also encouraged towards innovative research to enhance quality of family, community and industry through scientific interventions.

On acquiring in-depth knowledge about the field and learning the qualitative and quantitative techniques, along with co-curricular activities, Graduates of this degree will be able to demonstrate their skills in the areas of Food, Nutrition and Dietetics, Human Development, Resource Management, Textiles and Clothing and Extension Education. 

The department is associated with the Department of Agriculture, Government of Karnataka and the Karnataka Nutrition Mission. “Mritika” is further an extension food outlet of the department engaged in spreading awareness on the health benefits of millets through the sale of freshly prepared food including ‘meal in a bowl’ salads.

Other highlights and benefits:

  • Meets the criteria of Choice Based Credit System which enables students to choose papers of their interest 
  • Helps students to prepare for higher education both in India and abroad
  • Students become eligible to take up qualifying exams conducted by UGC- NET/ SLET
  • Serves as a base to enter allied fields and courses like Banking, Design, Education, MBA, Public Health, Applied Psychology, etc
Head of Department

Dr. A. Sundaravalli

Dean

Major. Dr. Shantha Maria

Vision

  • To provide a humanized process of education based on the amalgamation of science, technology and humanities contributing towards an improved quality of life.

Mission

  • To sensitize the learner towards individual needs and group needs of family and society
  • To empower the learner with the knowledge to build a healthy social environment
  • To enable them to identify professional and entrepreneurial opportunities in Home Science
Program Specifications

Program Specifications

Testing and Evaluation

The performance of the student will be assessed throughout the semester. Evaluations will be
based on end-semester examinations and continuous internal assessment (CIA).

Syllabus

Syllabus

 Semester I ·         Basics of Textile Technology
·         Introduction to Extension Education
Semester II ·         Basics of Psychology
·         Essentials of Physiology & Microbiology
·         Introduction to Resource Management
Semester III ·         Human Development 1
·         Basics of Design Applications
Semester IV ·         Applied Textiles, Design and Finishes
  ·         Communication and Extension
Semester V ·         Food Service and Hospitality Management
  ·         Early Childhood Education
  ·         Housing and Finishes
  ·         Apparel Making – I
  ·         NGO Management and Social Welfare
  ·         Research Methods and Documentation
Semester VI ·         Dietetics
  ·         Family Studies
  ·         Personal Finance and Consumer Studies
  ·         Apparel Making – II
  ·         Programme Planning and Project Management
  ·         Human Development II / Biochemistry