Barbering

Offered At the following campus locations
Program Overview

The Barbering program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the field of barbering. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes specialized training in safety, sanitation, hair treatments and manipulations, hair-cutting techniques, shaving, skin care, reception, sales, and management. The curriculum meets state licensing requirements of the Georgia State Board of Barbering. The program graduate receives a Barbering diploma and is employable as a barber, salon/shop manager, or a salon/shop owner.

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Entrance Requirements

Education: A high school diploma or its equivalent is required for admission. Age: 16 years or older Placement: Achievement of appropriate scores on the college's placement test or submission of acceptable SAT or ACT scores. Compass - writing 32, reading 70, math 26, or Asset - writing 37, reading 38, math 35 or SAT scores of 430 critical reading and 400 math or ACT scores of 13 reading, 12 English, and 17 math. Provisional Admission accepted.

Course Overview
CourseCredit Hours
GENERAL CORE COURSES
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev 2
OCCUPATIONAL COURSES
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers 3
BARB 1000 Intro Barber/Styling Implement 3
BARB 1010 Science: Sterilization, Sanitation, & Bacteriology 3
BARB 1022 Haircutting and Shampooing I 3
BARB 1024 Haircutting and Shampooing II 3
BARB 1030 Haircutting/Basic Styling 3
BARB 1040 Shaving 2
BARB 1050 Science: Anatomy and Physiology 3
BARB 1060 Intro/Color Theory/Color Appl 3
BARB 1072 Introduction to Chemical Restructuring of Hair 3
BARB 1074 Advanced Chemical Restructuring of Hair 3
BARB 1082 Advanced Haircutting & Styling I 3
BARB 1084 Advanced Haircutting & Styling II 3
BARB 1090 Strt Skin Scalp Hair & Facial Treat 3
BARB 1100 Barber/Styling Internship 3
BARB 1110 Shop Management/Ownership 3
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