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science is concerned with the attainment of the well being of individuals and families, the improvement of homes and preservation of values, significant in home life
the meaning of Home Science Identify the basic areas covered by Home Science Discuss the scope and potential of the study of Home science.
Science is responsible for the proper development of individuals personality. It inspires one to adopt necessary skills and attitude for harmonious family and community living.
IMPORTANCE OF HOME SCIENCE .
families and finding ways and means of satisfying them . 2. According to AHSA H. 3.Sc is the field of knowledge and service primarily concerned with strengthening family throughthroughEducating the individual for family living Improving the services and goods used by families Conducting research to discover the changing needs of the individuals. 1.
Improving community. 5. . national and world conditions favorable for family living. Makes life meaningful for both men and women.4.
BASIC AREAS OF HOME SCIENCE .
FOODS AND NUTRTION .
or a related area. . Dietitians and nutritionists need at least a bachelors degree in dietetics. foods and nutrition. food service systems management.
They help to prevent and treat illnesses by promoting healthy eating habits and recommending dietary modifications. such as the use of less salt for those with high blood pressure or the reduction of fat and sugar intake for those who are overweight . Dietitians and nutritionists plan food and nutrition programs and supervise the preparation and serving of meals.
Where do dietitians work? Dietitians manage food service systems for institutions such as hospitals and schools. and consultant dietetics. and conduct research. community. Major areas of practice include clinical. management. promote sound eating habits through education. .
. They also confer with doctors and other healthcare professionals in order to coordinate medical and nutritional needs. Clinical dietitians provide nutritional services for patients in institutions such as hospitals and nursing care facilities. They assess patients nutritional needs. and evaluate and report the results. develop and implement nutrition programs.
diagnosis.Clinical Nutrition Therapy Experiences include: Daily rounds with the medical or surgical teams Nutrition assessment. intervention. monitoring and evaluation Computerized medical record documentation Counseling Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition Support .
. In addition. Some clinical dietitians specialize in the management of overweight patients or the care of critically ill or renal (kidney) and diabetic patients. small hospitals. clinical dietitians in nursing care facilities. or correctional facilities may manage the food service department.
Community dietitians counsel individuals and groups on nutritional practices designed to prevent disease and promote health. Dietitians working in home health agencies provide instruction on grocery shopping and food preparation to the elderly. develop nutritional care plans. and instruct individuals and their families. and children. individuals with special needs. Working in places such as public health clinics. community dietitians evaluate individual needs. and health maintenance organizations. home health agencies. .
and marketing. dietary fiber. Increased public interest in nutrition has led to job opportunities in food manufacturing. or report on issues such as the nutritional content of recipes. dietitians analyze foods. prepare literature for distribution. or vitamin supplements. In these areas. . advertising.
and direct other dietitians and food service workers. . and schools. company cafeterias. equipment. They hire. and supplies. enforce sanitary and safety regulations. budget for and purchase food. and prepare records and reports. prisons. Management dietitians oversee large-scale meal largeplanning and preparation in healthcare facilities. train.
. Some work for wellness programs. sports teams. They perform nutrition screenings for their clients and offer advice on diet-related concerns dietsuch as weight loss or cholesterol reduction. supermarkets. Consultant dietitians work contract with healthcare facilities or in their own under private practice. and other nutrition-related nutritionbusinesses.
may consult with food service managers, providing expertise in sanitation, safety procedures, menu development, budgeting, and planning.
school students interested in becoming a dietitian or nutritionist should take courses in biology, chemistry, mathematics, health, and communications. Dietitians and nutritionists need at least a bachelors degree in dietetics, foods and nutrition, food service systems management, or a related area.
students in these majors take courses in foods, nutrition, institution management, chemistry, biochemistry, biology, microbiology, and physiology. Other suggested courses include business, mathematics, statistics, computer science, psychology, sociology, and economics.
Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association (ADA) awards the Registered Dietitian credential to those who pass a certification exam after completing their academic coursework and supervised experience
Public interest in nutrition and increased emphasis on health education and prudent lifestyles will also spur demand. especially in management. .
300 in clinical nutrition/longnutrition/long-term care.000 in food and nutrition management. Salaries also vary by years in practice.800 in education and research. and $40.000 in clinical nutrition/ambulatory care. educational level. $54.000 in consultation and business. $44. geographic region. $43. $55. and size of the community. $43. .200 in community nutrition. According to the American Dietetic Association.800 in clinical nutrition/acute care. median annual income for registered dietitians in 2002 varied by practice area as follows: $60.
Food Science Career Opportunities Quality Assurance Auditing/Inspecting Corporate Management Flavorist Food Chemistry Food Engineer Food Product DevelopmentMarketing Microbiologist Purchasing Agent/Buyer Quality Assurance Research and Education Sensory Evaluation .
FOOD SERVICE MANAGEMENT .
Passionate about fine cuisine? .
000 colleges and universities offer 4-year programs in restaurant and 4hospitality management or institutional food service management. a growing number of university programs offer graduate degrees in hospitality management or similar fields. . Experience in the food services industry s the most common training for food service managers. Almost 1.
For those not interested in pursuing a 44year degree. and other institutions offer programs in the field leading to an associate degree or other formal certification. technical institutes. community and junior colleges. .
and computer science. and food planning and preparation. many educational institutions offer culinary programs in food preparation.and 4-year programs provide instruction in 24subjects such as nutrition. sanitation. as well as accounting. business law and management.Both 2. . In on-theaddition. Such training can lead to careers as cooks or chefs and provide a foundation for advancement to executive chef positions. Some programs combine classroom and laboratory study with internships providing on-the-job experience.
dining room. maintenance) and equipment . food service management can be physically demanding. Planning menus according to the clientele's expectations and the catering or service concept Anticipating and encouraging patronage and sales Estimating needs with regard to raw materials. good health and stamina are important. staffing (kitchen.
training. . Ensuring the proper supply of raw materials and equipment Organizing the staff in general (hiring. Measuring the financial and operational results. supervision and evaluation) Overseeing production and service in order to satisfy the clientele.
sanitation. health and safety rules are followed. . as well as environmental standards. Making sure that hygiene. Making necessary corrections in order to improve customer satisfaction and financial results.
chrie.restaurant.org http://www. Career information about food service managers.and 24-year colleges National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. as well as a directory of 2.nraef. : http://www.org http://www.org .
Nutrition and Hospitality Career Opportunities General Food and Nutrition and DieteticsClinical DieteticsClinical Dietitian (RD required) Consumer Relations Specialist Corporate Nutritionist Entrepreneur Food and Nutrition Consultant Food and Nutrition . Foods.
Pre-Dental PrePublic Health Nutritionist (RD required) Quality Control and Quality Assurance Research and Development . Journalism/Communication Food and Pharmaceutical Sales Food Service Management PrePre-Medical.
and Hospitality Management Catering Hospitality Managers Hotel Management Institutional Food Service Managers Recreation/Resort Administration Restaurant Management Tourism Management Restaurant .
CHILD CARE & DEVELOPMENT .
Keeping Children Safe. Professional Development. Supporting Children`s Play and Learning. Roles and Responsibilities in Child Care.Understanding Children`s Development. . Preparing and Maintaining Environments for Child Care. Communication with Children and Adults.
A Child Development Professional: understands the physical. cognitive and socialsocial-emotional development of young children. establishes and maintain safe and healthy environments for children. .
understands the early childhood profession and makes a commitment to professionalism. plans and implement developmentally appropriate curriculum establishes supportive relationships with children as well as appropriate techniques of guidance. establishes and maintain positive relationships with families. .
Careers in Child Development & Education Entry level (after high school graduation): Preschool Aide Family Child Care Provider Recreation Aide Teacher Aide .
Technical (post(post-secondary education): Child Day Care Supervisor Preschool Teacher Special Education Aide After School Program Supervisor .
Advanced Level Public school teachers Childcare business owners Consultants Curriculum planners Childcare supervisors .
Dr Arnold Gesell (1880 .1961) pioneer in the field of Child Development .
Professional (college/university/postgraduate): Preschool Director Children's Center Supervisor Child Psychologist Elementary/Secondary Teacher .
and computer and software assistance. Child Development & Education students also learn employment and management skills for careers in child care and development and teaching. . Occupation-specific curriculum Occupationincludes classroom management. recreation activities. instructional programs and supervision. use of developmentally appropriate curriculum.
and horizontal movement into diverse related careers Opportunities . improved compensation throughout the early childhood field.in the 21st Century include: upward mobility with enhanced qualifications.
TEXTILES & CLOTHING .
towels. carpets. The course aims to prepare professionals for the textile and textile industries. furniture upholstry. Textiles design deals with yarns of all kinds used for making cloths. Textiles are used by all people. technical. curtains. . product developing capabilities and merchandising exposure. embroidery etc. with creative.
The emphasis is laid on to acquire the visual. technical and design making skill necessary to develop concepts through the textile sampling. general drawing. . provides a broad introduction to the components of textile design through courses such as design development.
surface ornamentation & computer aided designing. . The emphasis is given on designing & manufacturing of children garments. Student also study the latest techniques of knitting technology. Course offers basic grounding in the various fashion related areas. Focuses on pattern development & garment construction techniques of ladies wear.
. students are able to specialise in surface pattern design (print)and structural textiles design(woven) and also gain experience designing for a broad range of product application. Textile Arts and Culture focuses on the historical and social effects of design in our society.
Students study latest techniques cutting stitching & finishing of men garments. Students also study applied crafts . particulars on the business and marketing aspects of fashion . . machine embroidery & textile fabrics. Industrial machines & pattern making software are used to impart practical work to students. Emphasis is given on professional practice .
To keep up to date with garment technology. To meet the changing need of fashion industry. seminars on garment manufacturing topics. To provide technical assistance for fashion industry careers . To develop basic practical skills in pattern & garment construction. To develop fashion communication and creative fashion skills. To conduct workshop.
clothing. corporate/interior/domestic/fashion clients. weave. print. soft furnishing. fashion textiles and fabric innovation. textile product.Career Opportunities consultant designers freelance designers for. upholstery. limited/batch/mass production markets within knit. .
studio designers and managers product development co-ordinators co Merchandisers sales and marketing executives .
Educationists . fabric technologists product developers and quality control managers.
Fashion Designer Merchandiser CAD specialist Fashion editor Fashion consultant Fashion educationist Garment exporter Boutique owner .