Degree, Diploma, Workforce Certificate, On Campus
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.
High school diploma or GED required for admittance to the Cosmetology programs.
Advanced Standing Status
A prospective student who holds a current NCSB Cosmetology license and has at least five years of cosmetology experience may be given curriculum credit for the following courses: COS 111, COS 112, COS 113, COS 114, COS 115, and COS 116 for a total of 32 semester hours toward the AAS degree in Cosmetology.
Students must provide the following items to receive credit:
This course introduces the college's physical, academic, and social environment and promotes the personal development essential for success. Topics include campus facilities and resources; policies, procedures, and programs; study skills; and life management issues such as health, self-esteem, motivation, goal-setting, diversity, and communication. Upon completion, students should be able to function effectively within the college environment to meet their educational objectives.
This course introduces computer concepts, including fundamental functions and operations of the computer. Topics include identification of hardware components, basic computer operations, security issues, and use of software applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role and function of computers and use the computer to solve problems.
Available Courses: ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, ART 116, ART 118, ART 283, DRA 111, DRA 126, ENG 131, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 233, ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 243, ENG 261, ENG 262, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 122, HUM 130, HUM 220, MUS 110, MUS 112, MUS 210, PHI 240, REL 110, REL 211, REL 212 or REL 221.
Total credits needed to graduate: 69 Hours
Total credits needed to graduate: 48 Hours
This certificate is offered to high school students through the Career and College Promise program (D55140X).
Articulation to Curriculum Courses:
COS 111 - Cosmetology Concepts I
COS 112 - Salon I
COS 113 - Cosmetology Concepts II
COS 114 - Salon II
COS 115 - Cosmetology Concepts III
COS 116 - Salon III
COS 117 - Cosmetology Concepts IV
COS 118 - Salon IV
Total credits needed to graduate: 1520 Hours
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