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Additional Program Information: Cosmetology


The Cosmetology curriculum is designed to provide students with hands-on training in a simulated salon environment. Course work includes instructions 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.

Important Information:
Cosmetology tools Program Placement Information

The JCC Cosmetology Salon is open to the public. Advanced students provide services under the careful guidance of instructors.

Degree, Diploma and Certificate programs are offered in the Cosmetology curriculum and may be completed in up to five semesters:

  • Degree: Associate’s in Applied Science
    • 1500 hours in the cosmetology program and fifteen additional general education credit hours including college orientation, communication skills, business math and psychology and other related courses.
  • Diploma
    • 1500 hours in the cosmetology program and additional related courses; college orientation course, communication skills and psychology
  • Certificate
    • 1500 hours in the cosmetology program; no additional related courses required

Certificate or diploma choices have no bearing on the skills taught in the college. Graduates of the program are skilled in hairstyling, haircutting, sculptured nails technology, skin care, permanent waving and relaxing, and hair color. Upon completion of the program and after attaining a passing score on the State Board Exam, graduates are qualified to work in cosmetology salons and related businesses throughout North Carolina.


Uniform Policy

Cosmetology Students

  • Black uniform top (Standard V-neck scrubs, design and fabric required)
  • Black uniform pants
  • Black socks or hose
  • Black leather tennis shoes or black nursing shoes (black Crocs™ accepted)
  • Black uniform jacket and/or black smock (Aprons accepted - black/white color only)

*Uniforms can be purchased at local uniform stores, online, or anywhere scrubs are sold. (Cost: varies upon location purchased)

  • Nametag – Silver with black lettering
    JCC college logo, first and last name displayed
    • COS 111/112: “Beginner Cosmetology” must be engraved below student name
    • COS 113/114, 115/116, 117/118, 224: “Advanced Cosmetology” must be engraved below student name

*Nametags may be purchased at:
Goldcraft Trophy and Awards
230 E. Market Street, Smithfield, NC 27577
(919) 989-0196 (Cost:  $5 - $7)

Cosmetology Instructor Students

  • White uniform top (Standard V-neck scrubs, design and fabric required)
  • Black uniform pants
  • Black socks or hose
  • Black leather tennis shoes or black nursing shoes (black Crocs™ accepted)
  • Black uniform jacket and/or black smock (Aprons accepted - black/white color only)

*Uniforms can be purchased at local uniform stores, online, or anywhere scrubs are sold. (Cost: varies upon location purchased)

  • Nametag – Silver with black lettering
    JCC college logo, first and last name displayed
    • “Cosmetology Student Instructor” must be engraved below student name

*Nametags may be purchased at:
Goldcraft Trophy and Awards
230 E. Market Street, Smithfield, NC 27577
(919) 989-0196 (Cost:  $5 - $7)


Textbooks

Textbooks are available in the bookstore
  • Cosmetology Students

    • Milady's Standard Cosmetology
    • Milady's Standard Cosmetology Theory Workbook
    • Milady's Standard Cosmetology Practical Workbook
    • Milady’s Standard Cosmetology Exam Review Book
  • Cosmetology Instructor Students

    • Milady's Master Educator Student Course Book, 2nd Edition
    • Milady’s Master Educator Exam Review Book

Supplies Kit

Cosmetology manikin heads

Cosmetology Students Only
Kit includes all necessary supplies/manikins to begin Cosmetology and is available in the bookstore.

*Please note: Additional supply purchase and replacement is necessary throughout the program.

 

For more information, contact:
Admissions Office
(919) 209-2128

Jennifer W Wells
Director of Cosmetology Programs
(919) 209-2107
jwwells@johnstoncc.edu
 
 
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