A55140

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

  • CIS 110 Introduction to Computers may be taken in lieu of CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy
  • MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy may be taken in lieu of  MAT 110 Math Measurement & Lit.

 

 

Hours Per Week Hours
FIRST SEMESTER Course Title Class Lab Credit
ACA 115 Success & Study Skills 0 2 1
COS 111 Cosmetology Concepts I 4 0 4
COS 112 Salon I 0 24 8
Cosmetology Elective hours**** 0 0 2
4 26 15
Hours Per Week Hours
SECOND SEMESTER Course Title Class Lab Credit
COS 113 Cosmetology Concepts II 4 0 4
COS 114 Salon II 0 24 8
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3
Cosmetology Elective hours**** 0 0 2
7 24 17
Hours Per Week Hours
THIRD SEMESTER Course Title Class Lab Credit
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1 2 2
COS 115 Cosmetology Concepts III 4 0 4
COS 116 Salon III 0 12 4
5 14 10
Hours Per Week Hours
FOURTH SEMESTER Course Title Class Lab Credit
COS 117 Cosmetology Concepts IV 2 0 2
COS 118 Salon IV 0 21 7
MAT 110 Math Measurement & Literacy 2 2 3
Cosmetology Elective hours**** 0 0 2
4 23 14
Hours Per Week Hours
FIFTH SEMESTER Course Title Class Lab Credit
ENG 115 Oral Communication 3 0 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective* 3 0 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective** 3 0 3
Cosmetology Elective hours**** 0 0 2
9 0 11
*Students may substitute CIS 110 for CIS-111. **The Humanities/Fine Arts elective must be chosen from the following:
ART 111 Art Appreciation 3 0 3
ART 114 Art History Survey I 3 0 3
ART 115 Art History Survey II 3 0 3
ART 116 Survey of American Art 3 0 3
DRA 111 Theatre Appreciation 3 0 3
HUM 121 The Nature of America 3 0 3
HUM 122 Southern Culture 3 0 3
MUS 110 Music Appreciation 3 0 3
MUS 112 Introduction to Jazz 3 0 3
MUS 210 History of Rock Music 3 0 3
REL 110 World Religions 3 0 3
REL 211 Intro to Old Testament 3 0 3
REL 212 Intro to New Testament 3 0 3
***The Social/Behavioral Science elective must be chosen from the following:
HIS 121 Western Civilization I 3 0 3
HIS 122 Western Civilization II 3 0 3
HIS 131 American History I 3 0 3
HIS 132 American History II 3 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 3
SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology 3 0 3
SOC 220 Social Problems 3 0 3
****Choose eight (8) cosmetology elective hours from the following:
COS 119 Esthetics Concepts I 2 0 2
COS 223 Contemp Hair Coloring 1 3 2
COS 224 Trichology and Chemistry 1 3 2
COS 240 Contemporary Design 1 3 2
COS 260 Design Applications 1 3 2

Total Semester hours credit: 67

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