Established in 1959, was the first institution in Mumbai to offer Home Science at a degree level. It is also the first college of S.N.D.T. Women's University to be granted autonomous status from the year 1995-96 in the state of Maharashtra.
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Mass communication & extension


Program:B.Sc. In Mass Communication and Extension
Mass Communication and Extension is a program designed to create an understanding of developmental mechanisms for changing the mind and action of people to attain community development through skills and processes in the areas of mass communication and extension education.
Duration :3 years
Eligibility :HSc in Home Science / Science / Arts / Commerce
Objective of the Program:
  • To sensitize students about the issues related to society, environment, health, and education.
  • To train students in the various mass media skills and processes linked to Photography, Sound Reproduction, Film making, Advertising and the like.
  • To apply the knowledge of extension education and mass communication in mainstream and alternative media to bring about social change and reach to the unreached.
  • To develop skills to critically evaluate the nature and content of mass media for creating innovative and effective communication.
 This program may be the right choice for those who:
  • Find it interesting to observe and understand the sociological concepts.
  • Wish to explore ways to communicate creatively.
  • Are innovative in communicating with the society for their development.
  • Like to seek career options in Media and Development sector
Professional Opportunities:
  • Event Manager, Public Relations officer, Client Service manager in Advertising agency.
  • Production House- as assistant director, scriptwriter, cinematographer, photographer, actor.
  • Sound engineer and designer.
  • Photojournalist, journalist, graphic designer.
  • Program Officer/Community Development officer, Extension Education Departments of Government of India.
  • Project-in-charge, in the Department of Corporate Social Responsibility in corporate houses.
  • Community Development officer in Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Entrepreneur in the area of Mass Communication and Extension Education viz. freelance photographer, graphic designer, content developer.
Opportunities for further education :
  • MSc. in Extension Education
  • M.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Masters in Educational Technology
  • PG Diploma in Journalism, Script writing, Video production, Advertising, Public Relations, Event Management
  • MSW in Social Work

The College has developed curriculum and activities designed to bring changes in the students’ thoughts, ideas, attitudes, interests, emotions, personality and character. It believes in the value of empowerment to girl students to excel in their field of education. The curriculum offers the students choices of courses to select from core courses to general elective courses from other specializations to foster a holistic approach to development and deeper understanding on issues and challenges.

The College has adapted to the changes required globally for education and develop competencies in the students. The College strives to provide education to all girls from different cultural, religious and socio-economic backgrounds to regular and differently abled students.

Activities for students have been planned in the curriculum to develop the leadership quality in students. NSS activities have been conducted, special camps and training programs organized for students to inculcate values of team work, motivation and leadership.

The College has integrated technology enabled teaching learning process in the curriculum. With the advent of technology and its usage globally, the students are trained to use computer programs, software, information and communication based systems. This helps the students to learn, integrate and use technology to their advantage.

Community development programs, working with women from weaker economic section, and village adopted for training the people is integrated in the curriculum. Every specialization prepares students to promote good practices of their department to teach members of community on new skills, sustainable practices, equality, social justice, literacy skills for employability and development.