B. Sc. Home Science (later renamed as Family and Community Science) was
the first degree course started in the college in 1968 ,with Chemistry
and Zoology as subsidiaries. The course deals with the management and
economics of home and community. The subject includes food, nutrition,
psysiology, microbiology and health, personal finance, family resource
management and planning, ergonomics, textiles science, fashion
designing, housing and hospitality management, consumerism, household
management, interior decoration, human development and family studies,
psychology, mass communication nad journalism, extention education etc.
In the 2000 M.Sc. in Family and Community Science was started. A one
year Certifiacte Course in Fashion Designing for the B.Sc. students is
also offered. The department offers a Certificate Course in Home Science
for outside women.
The department has well furnished and well equipped Food and Nutrition Lab, Biochemistry Lab, Textile and Clothing Lab, Observation Lab, Dietary Counselling Center and Residence for Cottage Stay.