The purposes of this study were to : (1) examine current curricula related to home economics in university liberal education curriculum, (2) identify the educational needs on fields and contents related to home economics in college-level liberal education curriculum perceived by university students and professors, (3) provide the findings to make recommendations for development of liberal subjects related to home economics in university liberal education curriculum. This study was conducted by means of the review of literatures and the questionnaire survey. the instruments for the survey was developed by the researcher, the one was for students and the other was for professors. They included items of needs about 6 fields related to home economics and 8 contents each, and there were items of reasons for needs about each fields. The samples for the analysis were 284 university students in Seoul, and 176 university professors of all over the country. The research findings were as follows : 1. There were differences between current curricula and students' needs related to home economics in university liberal education curriculum. 2. There were much more subjects related to home economics in woman's university than in co-ed. university. 3. Students needed such fields as follows : (1) maintenance of individual and family relation, (2) human development, (3) home management and consumer education 4. The reason why students needed the subjects was that they could be helpful to solve the problems of everyday life. 5. The reason why professors needed the subjects was that they could be useful to prepare for the future of every student.
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