Bachelor of Science in Home Economics


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Course Overview

Home economics bachelor’s programs give students the skills necessary to help families strengthen their household and family interaction. Classes address human relationships, personal finance, nutrition, work and family balance, parenting and other life management topics. This academic major is also known as family and consumer sciences. Information of importance to teachers is integrated into the coursework including discussions of curriculum development and teaching methods. Possible elective options include clothing construction and interior design. Practical experience is gained through a student-teaching internship during senior year. Program fields such as family and consumer sciences are included during the four-year program. Download Course Catalog.

Program Structure:

 

 

 

Course Code First Semester Courses Credit
BSHE 101 Communication Skills 5
BSHE 102 Administration and Economic Concepts 5
BSHE 103 Environment and Society 5
BSHE 104 Fundamentals of Education 5
BSHE 105 Educational Psychology 5
BSHE 106 Computer Skills 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Second Semester Courses Credits
BSHE 111 Measurement and Evaluation in Education. 3
BSHE 112 Research Curriculum and Statistical Methods 3
BSHE 113 Public Health and safety 3
BSHE 114 Principles of Human Nutrition (1) 3
BSHE 115 Principles & Techniques of Sewing 3
TOTAL CREDITS 15
Course Code Third Semester Courses Credit
BSHE 201 Textiles 5
BSHE 202 Chemistry of Cosmetology 5
BSHE 203 Hair Care (1) 5
BSHE 204 Skin Care & Manicure & Pedicure 5
BSHE 205 Designing Pattern & Sewing (1) 5
BSHE 206 Home Food Processing 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Fourth Semester Courses Credit
BSHE 211 Hair Care (2) 3
BSHE 212 Designing Pattern & Sewing (2) 3
BSHE 213 Nutrition in illness cases (1) 3
BSHE 214 Home furnishing and equipping 3
BSHE 215 Economics  of small projects 3
TOTAL CREDITS 15
Course Code Fifth Semester Courses Credit
BSHE 301 Designing Pattern & Sewing (3) 5
BSHE 302 Nutrition in illness cases (2) 5
BSHE 303 Mother and child care 5
BSHE 304 Human physiology 5
BSHE 305 Field Training 5
BSHE 306 Advanced Cosmetic Science 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Sixth Semester Courses Credit
BSHE 311 Design and home furnishing 5
BSHE 312 Nutrition Cases of Illness (3) 5
BSHE 313 Automatic Tricot 5
BSHE 314 Adaptation and mental  health 5
BSHE 315 Organizing the Educational environment 5
BSHE 316 Life skills 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Seventh Semester Courses Credit
BSHE 401 Introduction to Social Work 3
BSHE 402 Instructional Design 3
BSHE 403 Advanced management of small projects 3
BSHE 404 Home Management 3
BSHE 405 Principles of Human Nutrition (2) 3
TOTAL CREDITS 15
Course Code Eighth Semester Courses Credit
BSHE 411 Decorative Plants & Gardening 3
BSHE 412 Entrepreneurship 5
BSHE 413 Food Production & Food Serving 3
BSHE 414 Sewing Children’s Clothes 3
BSHE 415 Bachelor Thesis 10
TOTAL CREDITS 30

 

Career Opportunities

Graduates from a bachelor’s degree program in family and consumer sciences typically find careers in social work, financial planning or education, though individuals may also find work in the apparel industry or food services. Individuals can find positions as:

  • Family life educators
  • Restaurant managers
  • Financial managers
  • Weight loss consultants
  • Visual merchandisers
  • Cooperative extension offices
  • Textbook publishers
  • Educational media producers
  • Community programs
  • Social services and child welfare offices

 

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