Department of Home Economics


Home Economics focuses on the acquisition of knowledge and the development of skills and attitudes that will enable students to take control of their own lives at present and in the future. Home Economics emphasizes the interdependent relationship that exists between individuals or families and their immediate and distant environments and promotes a sense of responsibility towards sustaining resources within those environments. 

·   To inculcate professional knowledge, skills and ethical values so as to prepare professionals and responsible citizens for the development of community and environment through continual improvement of physical/material and relational dimensions of living.

·  To prepare graduates with professional knowledge and skills in all five major fields of Home Economics to enter in the job markets well prepared in their respective disciplines plus to become successful entrepreneurs and inculcate ethical values so that they can contribute as responsible citizens for the development of community and environment.

To apply different art Medias to communicate the creativity, aesthetics and perception through innovative project development.

·   To understand and appreciate the nature and properties of food and the cultural, social and economic influences on the evolution of nutritional science, food science and technology and food product development.

·   To evaluate critically the impact of social, cultural, economic, scientific and technological developments on the wellbeing of individuals, families and society as a whole.

·  To interpret, evaluate and represent abstract concepts, knowledge, skills, processes and requirements within the interior environment; understand the value of sustainable practices to optimize use of available resources.

· To understand the nature of fashion design, the characteristics of fibers and fabrics; the construction, production and marketing of clothing and textile products; and the evolution of fashion trends, textile technology and clothing production methods.

· To prepare students for life in a consumer-oriented society and provides a learning foundation for those seeking employment in a wide range of careers in the fields of food and nutrition, textile and clothing, interior and environmental design, human development and family studies and art and design.