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home economics

n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
The science and art of home management.

home economist n.

home economics

n
(Education) (functioning as singular or plural) the study of diet, budgeting, child care, textiles, and other subjects concerned with running a home
home economist n

home′ econom′ics


n. (used with a sing. v.)
the study of nutrition, food, clothing, child development, family relationships, and household economics.
[1895–1900, Amer.]
home′ econ′omist, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.home economics - theory and practice of homemakinghome economics - theory and practice of homemaking  
social science - the branch of science that studies society and the relationships of individual within a society
Translations

home economics

neconomia domestica
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College of Home/Economics and Management Sciences is the only institution offering BS Home Economics Professional program in this region since 1976.
Replying to a question, Dr Tariq said that the FG College of Home Economics and Management Sciences was the only institution offering BS Home Economics programme in the region since 1976.
The school had been down a home economics teacher since January 2016.
Epidemiology and Public Health, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics, Statistics, Mathematics, Agri Extension, Home Economics (Food and Nutrition), Home Economics (Human Development and Family Studies), Home Economics (Clothing and Textile) and MS Management Specialization (Agribusiness), MBA, MS Management (Marketing), MSc (CS), MS (CS), MS (Software Engineering), MSc in Chemistry, Botany, Zoology and Physics,
There are too many home economics teachers in some junior high schools in Metro Manila and they can teach in senior high school (SHS), according to the Department of Education (DepEd).
Malebogo Lekgoa holds an MSc Home Economics (Food and Nutrition) from the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein campus, South Africa, HONS B Consumer Science (Food and Nutrition), North West University, Potchefstroom campus, South Africa, Bachelor of Education Degree in Home Economics (Food and Nutrition), University of Botswana and Diploma in Secondary Education, majoring in Home Economics and Science, Tonota College of Education, Botswana.
He said this while addressing 17th convocation of the College of Home Economics at University of Peshawar.
12 editorial on the value of the Oregon State University Extension Service was appreciated, but more is needed when it comes to explaining to a community the value of home economics education.
Currently people came across false impressions and mis-conceptions about the Home Economics Education.
Our collections document the history of our college, the change from home economics to human ecology, the development of our departments and programs, and the work of faculty, staff, alumni, and others," Keating says.
Nickols, dean and professor emerita of family and consumer sciences at the University of Georgia, commented in email, "Calls to 'bring back home economics' miss the point that it never went away; home economics has been remaking itself in study and practice for more than a century.
THE recent article - "Proposals for shake-up of exams hailed" - stated such exams as home economics, human biology and environmental science will/could be scrapped, while others such as film studies, media studies, ancient history etc could/will be toughened but kept.

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