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BS Home Economics

Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities

BS Home Economics Program Educational Objectives

The BS Home Economics program aims to:

  • Pursue professional practices of home economics or advanced studies based on the technical skills and knowledge in nutrition, family and consumer sciences, textiles, and supported disciplines.
  • Encourage students to develop and use abstract models in addition to applying respective technology in practical situations.

  • Provide practical skills to the students to initiate their career in industry, professional organizations, and home economics-related fields, etc.

  • Prove mastery of the home economics knowledge and skills necessary to work as a professional home economist, by demonstrating an understanding of current home economics models, techniques, and practices.

  • Provide formal foundations for higher learning.




Study Level

Study Mode

Program Length

Credit Hours


Class Timings


Full Time

4 Years (8 Semesters)


Fall & Spring

Weekdays Morning

ENTRY TO BS Home Economics


Selection Criteria



50% marks in Intermediate ,

DAE or Equivalent qualification

Academic Qualification: 30%
Test/Interview: 70%

Need & Merit Based upto 100%

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Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Semester 4
Semester 5
Semester 6
Semester 7
Semester 8
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
HEC-1001 Introduction to Home Economics 3(3-0)
BCH-1001 Introductory Biochemistry 3(2-1)
APSY-1001 Behavioral Sciences 3(3-0)
ENG-101 Expository Writing-I 3(2-1)
SC-1005 Introduction to Computer Sciences 3(2-1)
UR-110 Islamic Studies (Islamic Ethical Principles and Contemporary Issues) 3(3-0)
Total   18
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
HEC-1002 Fundamentals of Food & Nutrition 3(2-1)
SOC-109 Fundamentals of Sociology 3(3-0)
BIO-1001 Biostatistics 3(3-0)
ENG-130 Expository Writing-II 3(3-0)
UR-220 Pakistan Studies 3(3-0)
ZOL-1001 Essentials of Biology 3(2-1)
Total   18
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
HEC-2003 Textiles and Clothing 3(2-1)
HEC-2004 Introduction to Art and Design 3(2-1)
HEC-2005 Life Span Development 3(2-1)
ENG-131 Expository Writing-III 3(3-0)
UR-330 Introduction to Basic Teachings of Qur’an 2(2-0)
UR-324 Introduction to Hadith and Sirah 2(2-0)
Total   16
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
HEC-2006 Home Management & Housing 3(2-1)
HEC-2007 Meal Management 3(2-1)
HEC-2008 Entrepreneurship Development 3(3-0)
HEC-2009 Family and Community Development 3(2-1)
HEC-2010 Clothing and Consumer Education 3(3-0)
HEC-2011 Applied Art and Design 3(1-2)
Total   18
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
HEC-3012 Home Economics Education, Administration & Supervision 3(3-0)
HEC-3013 Applied Art-I 3(1-2)
HEC-3014 Art Education-l 3(2-1)
HEC-3015 Essential of Interior Design-I 3(1-2)
HEC-3016 Commercial Art 3(2-1)
Total   15
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
HEC-3017 Research Planning and Scientific Writing 3(2-1)
UR-450 Professional Ethics 2(2-0)
HEC-3118 Applied Art-II 3(1-2)
HEC-3119 Art Education-II 3(2-1)
HEC-3120 Essential of Interior Design-II 3(1-2)
HEC-3121 Islamic Art 3(2-1)
Total   17
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
HEC-4022 Project Report I 3(0-3)
HEC-4023 Art Appreciation-I 3(2-1)
HEC-4024 Drawing and Painting 3(1-2)
  ELECTIVE-I 3(2-1)
  ELECTIVE-II 3(1-2)
Total   15
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
HEC-4025 Project Report II 3(0-3)
UR-460 Family Life in 21st Century: Challenges and Prospects 2(2-0)
HEC-4126 Art Appreciation-II 3(2-1)
HEC-4027 Painting and Print Making 3(1-2)
  ELECTIVE-IV 3(1-2)
Total   17

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