B.A. (Home Science)

Bachelor of Arts in Home Science

Stream Arts
Course Type Degree
Duration 3 Years

B.A. Home Science or Bachelor of Arts in Home Science is an undergraduate professional Home Science course. Home Science covers the study of nutrition, health and growth measures including the science that deals with the surroundings and environment. The degree course mainly comprises of the study of the major topics of Home Science like Food Science, Fundamentals of Resource Management, Foundations of Human Development, Introduction to Fabric and Apparel Science, Foundations of Food and Nutrition, etc. In other words, B.A. (Home Science) is a degree course that includes the study of many disciplines such as chemistry, physics, physiology, biology, hygiene, economics, rural development, child development, sociology and family relations, community living, art, food, nutrition, clothing, textiles and home management. This is three years duration course and the syllabus is divided into six papers.

B.A. Home Science Employment Areas

Apparel Merchandising Companies

Community Development Programs

Fashion Designing Companies

Consultancy and Counselling Centres

Dress-Making Shops


Fashion Journalism

Commercial Restaurants

Food Industry



Manufacturing Industries

Textile Businesses

Tourist Resorts

B.A. Home Science Job Types

Nutrition Expert

Baby Care Taker

Child Care Giver

Food Analyst

Health Care Worker


Hospital Attendant

Food Scientist

The basic eligibility criterion for pursuing a B.A. (Home Science) degree is qualifying 10+2 or equivalent examination in any stream from a recognised school board in the country.

Some of the very reputed colleges and institutes demand a minimum of 50% marks in 10+2 as qualifying criteria to secure admission in this degree course.