-Home Economics was unveiled in the first term 1401 AH with one section for home economics under the Faculty of economics and administration.
-This section was officially resolved to be the Home Economics Department by the KAU's Council in 1403 AH as held on 02/04/1403 AH corresponding to 16/01/1982 as per Resolution no. (1) "Item Two" pertaining the prescription of Educational Home Economics at the Women's Division.
-The General Conference for Home Economics was held in 1402 in Saudi Arabia, which finally resoled five departments to be founded under Home Economics. These are:
-Educational Home Economics.
-Family and Child's Growth.
-Housing and Home Management.
-Food and Nutrition
-Clothes and Textile.
-The six departments were then separated from the Faculty of Economics and Administration In 1403 AH corresponding to 1983. the Department of Educational Islamic Art
s was founded as well during the same year. The courses of this Department had been previously taught as merely assistant courses at the other departments.
-Family and Child's Growth department later became the Childhood Studies
Department in 1412 AH corresponding to 1991.
-The developed plan was approved in 1427/1428 AH, to be then implemented at the beginning of the first term 1427/1428 AH.
-Finally, Home Economics departments became the Faculty of Home Economics by Resolution no. 3198, in 22/2l1435 AH.