The Cosmetology curriculum is designed to provide competency-based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles, and hands-on fundamentals associated with the cosmetology industry. The curriculum provides a simulated salon environment which enables students to develop manipulative skills.
Course work includes instruction in all phases of professional imaging, hair design, chemical processes, skin care, nail care, multi-cultural practices, business/computer principles, product knowledge and other selected topics.
Graduates should qualify to sit for the State Board of Cosmetic Arts examination. Upon successfully passing the State Board exam, graduates will be issued a license. Employment is available in beauty salons and related businesses.
TYPICAL COURSE SEQUENCE COURSE AND HOUR REQUIREMENTS
- ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry may be taken in lieu of ENG 115 Oral Communications
- PSY 150 General Psychology, SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology, or SOC 220 Social Problems may be taken in lieu of MAT 110 Mathematical Measurement and Literacy
- CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy or CIS 110 Introduction to Computers may be taken in lieu of CIS 113 Computer Basics