Established in 1987 as a College, however had started as a Department of Home Economics under the College of Arts and Sciences in the early 70’s. The college had fully developed and had been producing competent professionals who are able to assume leadership roles in home economics, food technology, nutrition and dietetics, public health, hotel and restaurant management both in local and international arena. The college had significantly developed and is competent to offer various undergraduate degree programs and specialized graduate programs which cater to the needs and demands of the community.
Undergraduate Degree Programs:
This course has wide – range of career opportunities to include the following:
Quality control in the commissary and kitchen of fast food chain, Quality control assurance, technical sales and food sales representative, food researcher in government and private food companies, instructor in academic institutions, product development specialist, food technology consultant, food based entrepreneurship, bakery outlet supervisor, production / laboratory supervisor / manager.
Service areas includes child and adult care and guidance, food management, family and consumer sciences and life management. Graduates are also able to teach in high school, vocational school and occupational programs, area skills center and community colleges.
Graduates may find employment in various agencies such as human resource management, food and beverage supervisor in hotels, cruise luxury liners crew/manager, hotel front desk personnel/manager, executive house keeper, kitchen manager, food service/catering consultant, restaurant and hotel entrepreneurship/manager/operator, university college instructor.
It has a wide career demands in hospitals as hospitals nutritionist and in food establishments and food companies, Nutritionist in both government and private agencies, private/athletic diet and nutrition consultant, health and wellness clinic supervisor, manager in food establishments, food/health researcher and academician.
Graduates can be employed in food services and are prepared for careers in food manufacturing, product development, food analysis and microbiology, research, training in food industry, academic institutions, food service establishment, food business and food products consultancy.
Master of Arts in Education Major in: