Bachelor Of Science In Home Economics and Consumer Education

Course Overview

Home Economics and Consumer Education also provides the opportunity to utilise modern technology for developing the skills and capabilities necessary for meeting the demands in the world of work. Home Economics and Consumer Education can produce well rounded, informed citizens.

The main activities of living, are centred around nutrition, clothing and housing for family members and Home Economics and Consumer Education provides opportunities to develop capabilities that could be honed and used as sources of income through self-employment and other avenues in the job market. These basic life skills can be used to optimize expenditure by performing tasks and producing items, which would otherwise be purchased.

Course Duration: 3 Years

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Year One - Semester One


BHECE  3111 Home Management 30 60 60 4
BHECE  3112 Foods and Nutrition 30 60 60 4
BHECE  3113 Health and Hygiene 30 60 60 4
BHECE  3114 Business Communication & Customer Care 45 00 45 3
BHECE  3115 Physical Science 45 30 60 4
BHECE  3116 Introductory French/German/Swahili 45 00 45 3


Year One - Semester Two


BHECE  3121 Hospitality Accounting 45 00 45 3
BHECE  3122 Events Management 30 30 45 3
BHECE  3123 Food Preparation Principles I 30 60 60 4
BHECE  3124 Child Care and Development 45 30 60 4
BHECE  3125 Backyard Farming 30 90 75 5
BHECE  3126 Intermediate French/German/Swahili 45 00 45 3

 



Year Two- Semester One


BHECE  3211 Introduction to Food Microbiology 30 60 60 4
BHECE  3212 Food Preparation Principles II 60 00 60 4
BHECE  3213 Clothing, Fashions and Textiles 1 15 90 60 4
BHECE  3214 Food Production and Presentation 30 60 60 4
BHECE  3215 Food Chemistry and Analysis 45 30 60 4
BHECE 3216 Advanced French/German/Swahili 45 00 45 3

 



Year Two- Semester Two


BHECE  3221 Clothing Fashion and Textile II 30 90 75 5
BHECE  3222 Computer Applications 15 60 45 3
BHECE  3223 Baking Science and Technology 45 60 75 4
BHECE  3224 Food and Society 45 60 75 4
BHECE  3225 Food  & Beverage Costing 60 00 60 4
RECESS TERM
BHECE  3226 Internship training and report 00 150 75 5

 



Year Three - Semester One


BHECE  3311 Research methods 60 00 60 4
BHECE  3312 Food Service Equipment and Design 30 60 60 4
BHECE  3313 Entrepreneurship in Hospitality 45 00 45 3
BHECE  3314 Pattern Drafting and Adaptation 30 90 75 5
BHECE  3315 Laundry Science and Technology 45 30 60 4

 



Year Three - Semester Two


BHECE  3321 Research Project 00 150 75 5
BHECE  3322 Legal Framework for the Community 60 00 60 4
BHECE  3323 Food Processing and Preservation 30 90 60 5
BHECE  3324 Facilities Management 30 60 60 4
BHECE  3325 Community Nutrition & Feeding

Programmes

45 30 60 4