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home economics

noun as in homemaking practice and theory

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A home economics class with a focus on finance and budgeting would have been one of the most useful classes I can imagine.

One of my biggest complaints about my high school education—and there were many—was the absence of a home economics class.

Here are some numbers that suggest to me that we need more emphasis on home economics in high school.

For this reason it becomes necessary to resist certain narrownesses in certain phases of home economics.

Most of them, besides taking a degree in Home Economics, took likewise a degree in Education.

At the University of Missouri the first crop of graduates in home economics was gathered in the spring of 1910.

So much for the “money sense in expenditure” which a full home economics course adds to “academic” education.

We revert now finally to the “manual arts” which a full course in home economics adds to an “academic” education.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to home economics, such as: domestic economy, domestic science, home ec, home management, and life management.

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