Family and Community Science is the profession and field of study that discuss with the health and management of home and community. This course focuses on the scientific knowledge in the lifestyle of families and communities. Subjects studied under this degree as Physiology and Microbiology, Human Development and Family Relations, Food Science and Nutrition, Family Resource Management, Textiles and Clothing, Extension and Mass Communication. The course is suitable for those who want to contribute to the welfare of society and for well being of the needy people. Professionals in the carrier can also opt for teaching jobs in Universities and Colleges, Research assistant, Child Psychologists, Councilor, Child Development Project Officer, Nutritionists and Dieticians, Microbiologist, Designers and Interior decorators. Skilled professionals can seek employment in these areas such as Bioinformatics, food industry and research institutes. The degree course is beneficial for further studies and also goes for social work programmes being undertaken by various non-governmental organizations.
The B.Sc. Programme in Family and Community Science was started in 1959. The Postgraduate programme was launched in 2002.
Train students to build up ideal families and communities and motivate them to become agents of social change by stimulating their creative faculties, powers of reasoning and reflection.