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.
Students who do not score at least 41 on the English (writing) section and 41 on the reading section of the ASSET test will be required to take ENG 080 and/or RED 080 prior to being admitted into the program. Students who score at least 39 on the reading and English (writing) sections of the test will be exempt from ENG 101 (in the diploma program) by request.