Human Development and Family Empowerment


Overview: Human Development & Family Empowerment Discipline Course

Offered as part of CBCS based BA Programme from AY 2015-16

The undergraduate discipline course in Human Development and Family Empowerment (HDFE)offered as part of the B.A Programme has been contextualised and embedded in the broader perspective of life span development. The increasing focus of development programmes and legislations on issues relating to women and children generates an empowering awareness among the students and raises their level of interest in 'quality intervention programmes'.

This course also emphasises the integration and application of the knowledge on Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) to provide a stimulating environment to young children. This course also aims to provide practical experiences of working with children, which will enable the students to develop the skills required for effectively dealimg with with infants and preschoolers in various settings.

The course offers an interesting assortment of skill development opportunities along with generic studies of other disciplines to allow for effective transmission of relevant experiences of daily living.

Semester wise Distribution of Papers

 

Discipline Specific Core Courses (DSC)

Semester I

DSC - 2A / DSE-HDFE- 1A Principles of Child Development
Theory + Practical

Semester II

DSC - 2B / DSE-HDFE- 1B Introduction to Human Development
Theory + Practical

Semester III

DSC - 2C / DSE-HDFE- 1C Empowerment of Women and Children
Theory + Practical

Semester IV

DSC - 2D / DSE-HDFE- 1D Principles and Perspectives on Early Childhood Care and Education
Theory + Practical

 

Discipline Specific Elective Courses (DSE)

Semester V

DSE-HDFE-01- Child Rights and Gender Empowerment
Theory + Practical
DSE-HDFE-02- Children with Special Needs
Theory + Practical
DSE-HDFE-03- Parenting
Theory + Practical
DSE-HDFE-04- Childhood in India
Theory + Practical

Semester VI

DSE-HDFE-01- Child Rights and Gender Empowerment
Theory + Practical
DSE-HDFE-02- Children with Special Needs
Theory + Practical
DSE-HDFE-03- Parenting
Theory + Practical
DSE-HDFE-04- Childhood in India
Theory + Practical

 

Skill Enhancement Elective Courses (SEC)

  • SEC- 01 - Life Skills Education (Theory)
  • SEC- 02 - Introduction to Guidance and Counseling (Theory)
  • SEC- 03 - Parent and Community Education (Theory)
  • SEC- 04 - Adolescent Development and Challenges (Theory)

 

General Elective Courses (GE)

  • GE- 01- Care and Well-being in Human Development (Theory + Tutorial)
  • GE- 02- Child Rights and Social Action (Theory + Tutorial)

 

B.A.Programme (Pre CBCS format)

Semester III

Child Welfare Policies and Programmes
Theory

Semester IV

Empowerment of Women
Theory + Practical

Semester V

Early Childhood Care & Education
Theory

Semester VI

Organisation and Management of Childcare Services
Theory + Practical