Course Timings : 8.10 am-12.40 pm
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To appease the growing demand for the nutrition with promising career prospects, the Department of Home science was established in the year 2013 with an undergraduate course in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics. NUTRITION is the study of influence of food intake on health &well-being and DIETETICS is the application of nutrition knowledge particularly tailored to individual needs in the prevention and management of disease.
The students are trained in the subjects like food science, Microbiology, Nutrition, Physiology, Clinical nutrition, Dietetics, Sports nutrition and Food service management with special emphasis being placed on implementation in the field of paramedical and food industry. The students are exposed to on-the-job training for a period of 15 days at Hospitals, and taken for field visits to Hotels, Bakeries and food industries. Students are trained to conduct Nutritional Education Programmes in Schools in and around Chennai. The students are given opportunities to participate and present papers in Conferences, Seminars and Workshops (State, Regional, National and International level). This undergraduate program also provides scientific, technological and managerial skills needed for graduates entering into business administration in the field of nutrition and related industry.