Available Programmes
The Department offers programmes leading to award of Bachelors of Science (B.Sc.) in Home Economics and Food Science.

Philosophies and Objectives of Home Economics Programme
Home Economics is a field of knowledge and service primarily concerned with strengthening family life through synthesized knowledge from Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Social Sciences and Agriculture.


Food security is a crucial requirement for the peace and development of any nation. Nigeria, as a nation, has a large population which must be fed and the role of Extension education in Agricultural Development cannot be over emphasized. The size of Nigeria, coupled with the large number of the agricultural extension personnel that need further training in technical agriculture, human relations skills and value addition to agricultural outputs give credence to the need for an Innovative B.Sc. Agricultural Extension and Community Development programme.