Cosmetology

Offered At the following campus locations
Program Overview

The Cosmetology program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the field of cosmetology. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes specialized training in safety, sanitation, state laws, rules, and regulations, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, skin, hair, and nail diseases and disorders, hair treatments and manipulations, hair shaping, hair coloring, hair lightening, reception, sales, management, math, reading, writing interpersonal relations development, computer skills, employability skills, and work ethics. The curriculum meets state licensing requirements of the State Board of Cosmetology. Program graduates receive a Cosmetology diploma and are employable as a cosmetology salesperson, cosmetologist, salon manager, or a salon 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
COSM 1000 Intro to Cosmetology Theory 4
COSM 1010 Chemical Texture Services 3
COSM 1020 Hair Care and Treatment 3
COSM 1030 Haircutting Version 3 3
COSM 1040 Styling 3
COSM 1050 Hair Color 3
COSM 1060 Fundamentals of Skin Care 3
COSM 1070 Nail Care & Advanced Techniques 3
COSM 1080 Physical Hair Services Practicum 3
COSM 1090 Hair Services Practicum I 3
COSM 1100 Hair Services Practicum II 3
COSM 1110 Hair Services Practicum III 3
COSM 1115 Hair Services Practicum IV 2
COSM 1120 Salon Management 3
COSM 1125 Skin and Nail Care Practicum 2