B.A Second Year Home Science Syllabus 2023-24

Today we are giving you b.a second year home science syllabus 2023-24 Session. 

This syllabus helps you to know about the subject and its chapters.

This BA Home Science syllabus provides the details in depth and includes all the chapters.

Every university amends its Home Science Syllabus for the students for the new session.

So, you have to follow your university syllabus. 

If the content of these ba second year home science syllabus does not match your university syllabus, then treat it as a common syllabus. 

This Syllabus has been given to the students who have passed their BA Part 1 exam and have joined the second year.

The biggest problem before them is to know the chapter of the subject.

New students want to know all the chapters so that their preparation moves in the right direction.

For this reason, b.a 2nd year home science syllabus prepared like a common syllabus.

Before considering this syllabus, you must match it with the syllabus of your university.

Note:- Use this syllabus if you have taken admission in Part 2 and it is going to take a lot of time for your university to issue the amended syllabus. 

This syllabus will act as a guide for you.

Let's start.

Home Science Syllabus BA 2nd Year

B.A 2nd Year Home Science 1st Paper Syllabus

  • Unit-1: Food And Nutrition - Nutrition and health (definition and interrelationship), nutrition-related terminologies, Food- definition, Chemical composition of food
  • Unit-2: Basic Food Group - a function of food, basic food group, the importance of basic food group in the balanced diet.
  • Unit-3: Meal Planning - Factors to be considered when planning meals for the family, formulation of a balanced diet during, infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood (including pregnancy and lactation), old age
  • Unit-4: Energy Value And Calorimetry - Energy value of the food, calorimetry, bomb calorimeter, Nutrient Requirement, factor affecting the nutritional requirement, minimum nutritional requirement and RDA, formulation of RDA and dietary guidelines- reference man and reference women.
  • Unit-5: Macro Nutrients - Macronutrientsmicronutrients, their sources classification, functions.
  • Unit-6: Micronutrients - Micronutrients, their sources classification, functions.
  • Unit-7: Nutrient Deficiency Disorders - Nutritional deficiency disorders its aetiology, macronutrient deficiencies, vitamin deficiencies, mineral deficiencies, water deficiencies
  • Unit-8: Composition Of Cereal And Pulses - Brief discussion on the structure, nutritional composition and function of various foods like - Cereals, Pulses, legumes
  • Unit-9: Composition Of Various Food Stuff - Brief discussion on the structure, nutritional composition and function of milk and milk products, fruits and vegetables, eggs and meat & meat products, fats and oils, tea, cocoa and coffee, spices and condiments
  • Unit-10: Improving Nutritional Quality Of Foods - Various methods to enhance the nutritional quality of food, germination, fermentation, supplementation, fortification, enrichment and substitution, methods to retain the nutritive value of food products during pre-preparation and cooking.
  • Unit-11: Cooking Methods - Various cooking methods based on the medium of cooking, Traditional cooking methods like boiling, frying, roasting, poaching, parboiling etc, Advanced cooking methods like steaming, pressure-cooking, grilling, baking, microwave cooking, solar cooking and etc.
  • Unit-12: Food Adulteration - Meaning, Common food adulterants. Ways to identify them at the household level and various laws and government policies to eradicate them.
  • Unit-13: Food Hygiene And Sanitation - Sources of contamination of water, treatment of water, food handling, food contamination, control of insects and rodents, Practical rules for food sanitation, maintenance of hygiene while cooking, environment and personal hygiene and sanitation.

B.A 2nd Year Home Science 2nd Paper Syllabus

  • Unit-1: Concept Of Extension Education - Meaning of extension education its relationship with other sciences, Scope of extension education, Principle, Philosophy, Objective and Selected concepts of extension education, Extension worker, Role of Extension worker; Qualities
  • Unit-2: Historical Development In Extension Education Process -  Extension Education Process, Steps of the extension education process, Basic Principles of Teaching and Learning, Role of educator in learning, Role of people in learning and Development, Historical development and extension education programmes in India.
  • Unit-3: Role Of Home Science In Extension Education - Need, importance, areas of home science, the contribution of home science in different fields of development, The role of Home Science education for Personal Growth and Professional Development, Scope of Home Science Extension. 
  • Unit-4: Communication - Concept of Communication, Meaning and Definition, Functions of Communication, Problems and Barriers, communication process. Elements of the communication process, Types of communication, Communication and extension approaches
  • Unit-5: Extension Teaching Methods - Individual contact, telephone calls, Personal letters, home and farm visit, Group contact, Demonstration, lecture, meeting, workshop, seminar, discussion group, panel, symposium and audio-visual aids, Mass contact, Poster, chart, folk method, television, radio, newspaper, exhibition Leaflets, Bulletin, Exhibits, Internet.
  • Unit-6: Audio Visual Aids - Meaning, classification, importance with projected and non-projected aids.
  • Unit-7: Rural Development Programmes - Community development programme in India, Selected rural programmes of Govt., I.C.A.R. voluntary organization and State Agriculture University, Role of Home Science extension in community building.
  • Unit-8: Development Of Community - Panchayat Raj system in India, Community organization and institutions in the development of community
  • Unit-9: Programme Planning - Programme planning cycle and its components, Designing the project – defining, objectives, identifying resources, methods/ approach, feasibility and work plan; Implementation; Monitoring and evaluation.
  • Unit-10: Programme Development Processes And Leadership - Definition, steps involved in program development processes, Leadership- Definition, types of leader, a function of leader. Role and importance of leadership development in extension, Professional abilities needed by planners. Criteria for programme planning. Programme implementation. Identification of local leaders, local bodies, govt. organizations for the development of family-oriented programmes.
  • Unit-11: Evaluation Of Extension Programmes - Concept, meaning and definition, types of evaluation, Elements of evaluation.
  • Unit-12: Concept Of Five Year Plans - Meaning and Importance of Five-year plans in India, Role of the Planning commission in formulating five-year plans. objective and achievements of Five Year Plans in India, Constraints in implementation of developmental programmes at the grass root level

BA 2nd Year Home Science Book

  • Harpalani - Education Spread
  • Dr P.N. Kalla - new dimensions of dissemination education
  • Geeta Pushpa Shaw, Joyce Sheela Shawn - Extension Education
  • Dr Bunda Singh - Dietetics & Nutrition
  • s. Swaminathan - Principles of nutrition and healing
  • I.C.M.R. - Nutritional Value of Indian Foods
  • I.C.M.R. - Nutritional requirement for Indian
  • C.H. Robinson and M.R. Lalar - General and Acharya Nutrition
  • Narayan Sutha - Dietetics

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