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Cosmetology Degree

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.


Fall Semester 1

Course Credits
ACA-111 - College Student Success 1
-OR- ACA-122 - College Transfer Success 1
BUS-151 - People Skills 3
COS-111 - Cosmetology Concepts I 4
COS-112 - Salon I 8
Total Credit Hours 17/16

Spring Semester 1

Course Credits
COS-113 - Cosmetology Concepts II 4
COS-114 - Salon II 8
Total Credit Hours 12

Summer Semester

Course Credits
COS-115 - Cosmetology Concepts III 4
COS-116 - Salon III 4
Total Credit Hours 8

Fall Semester 2

Course Credits
COM-120 - Intro to Interpersonal Communication 3
COS-117 - Cosmetology Concepts IV 2
COS-118 - Salon IV 7
Total Credit Hours 12

Spring Semester 2

Course Credits
BUS-139 - Entrepreneurship I 3
COS-224 - Trichology & Chemistry 2
MAT-110 - Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 3
PSY-118 - Interpersonal Psychology 3
HUM-115 - Critical Thinking 3
Total Credit Hours 14