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Cosmetology

Associate in Applied Science Degree
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.


ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE
A55140
Hours
PrefixCourse #Course TitleClassLabCredit
FIRST SEMESTER
ACA115Success &Study Skills021
COS111Cosmetology Concepts I404
COS112Salon I0248
ENG111Writing and Inquiry303
72616
SECOND SEMESTER
COS113Cosmetology Concepts II404
COS114Salon II0248
ENG115Oral Communications303
72415
THIRD SEMESTER
CIS113Computer Basics*021
COS115Cosmetology Concepts III404
COS116Salon III0124
4149
FOURTH SEMESTER
COS117Cosmetology Concepts IV202
COS118Salon IV0217
MAT110Math Measurement & Literacy223
42312
FIFTH SEMESTER
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective**303
Social/Behavioral Science Elective***303
Cosmetology Elective hours ****8
14
*Students may substitute one of the following courses for CIS-113
CIS110Introduction to Computers223
CIS111Basic PC Literacy122
**The Humanities/Fine Arts elective must be chosen from the following:
ART111Art Appreciation303
ART114Art History Survey I303
ART115Art History Survey II303
ART116Survey of American Art303
DRA111Theatre Appreciation303
HUM121The Nature of America303
HUM122Southern Culture303
MUS110Music Appreciation303
MUS112Introduction to Jazz303
MUS210History of Rock Music303
REL110World Religions303
REL211Introduction to Old Testament303
REL212Introduction to New Testament303
***The Social/Behavioral Science elective must be chosen from the following:
HIS121Western Civilization I303
HIS122Western Civilization II303
HIS131American History I303
HIS132American History II303
PSY150General Psychology303
SOC210Introduction to Sociology303
SOC220Social Problems303
****Choose eight (8) cosmetology elective hours from the following:
COS119Esthetics Concepts I202
COS121Manicuring/Nail Technology466
COS223Contemporary Hair Coloring132
COS224Trichology and Chemistry132
COS240Contemporary Design132
COS260Design Applications132
COS271Instructor Concepts I505
COS272Instructor Practicum I0217
COS273Instructor Concepts II505
COS274Instructor Practicum II0217
Note: Students without State Board License cannot enroll in COS 271-274 until they have completed COS 111-118.
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS CREDIT: 66


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DIPLOMA
D55140
Hours
PrefixCourse #Course TitleClassLabCredit
FIRST SEMESTER
COS111Cosmetology Concepts I404
COS112Salon I0248
ENG115Oral Communications*303
72415
SECOND SEMESTER
COS113Cosmetology Concepts II404
COS114Salon II0248
MAT110Math Measure. & Literacy**223
62615
THIRD SEMESTER
CIS113Computer Basics***021
COS115Cosmetology Concepts III404
COS116Salon III0124
4149
FOURTH SEMESTER
COS117Cosmetology Concepts IV202
COS118Salon IV0217
2219
4149
*Students may substitute ENG 111 for ENG 115
**Students may substitute 3 hours from the following courses for the MAT 110 requirement:
PSY150General Psychology303
SOC210Introduction to Sociology303
SOC220Social Problems303
***Students may substitute one of the following courses for CIS-113:
CIS110Introduction to Computers223
CIS111Basic PC Literacy122
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS CREDIT: 48


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Certificate
C55140
Hours
PrefixCourse #Course TitleClassLabCredit
FIRST SEMESTER
COS111Cosmetology Concepts I404
COS112Salon I0248
42412
SECOND SEMESTER
COS113Cosmetology Concepts II404
COS114Salon II0248
42412
THIRD SEMESTER
COS115Cosmetology Concepts III404
COS116Salon III0124
COS260Design Applications132
51510
This program may be completed on a part-time basis by completing the following courses:
COS111ABCosmetology Concepts I202
COS111BBCosmetology Concepts I202
COS112ABSalon I0124
COS112BBSalon I0124
COS113ABCosmetology Concepts II202
COS113BBCosmetology Concepts II202
COS114ABSalon II0124
COS114BBSalon II0124
COS115ABCosmetology Concepts III202
COS115BBCosmetology Concepts III202
COS116ABSalon III062
COS116BBSalon III062
COS260Design Applications132
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS CREDIT: 34

Hairdressers are a wonderful breed. You work one-on-one with another human being and the object is to make them feel so much better and to look at themselves with a twinkle in their eye. -Vidal Sassoon