Courses

Required Courses for Program DIP CERT CERT2
ACA 122 College Transfer Success *
COS 111 Cosmetology Concepts I
COS 112 Salon I
COS 113 Cosmetology Concepts II
COS 114 Salon I
COS 115 Cosmetology Concepts III
COS 116 Salon III
COS 117 Cosmetology Concepts IV **
COS 118 Salon IV
COS 121 Manicure/Nail Technology I
COS 222 Manicure/Nail Technology II
COS 223 Contemporary Hair Coloring **
COS 240 Contemporary Design **
COS 271 Instructor Concepts I
COS 272 Instructor Practicum I
COS 273 Instructor Concepts III
COS 274 Instructor Practicum IV
ENG 111 Writing Inquiry
PSY 150 General Psychology
Required Courses for Program 48 34 24

Courses with matching symbols indicate OR/AND requirements.
Review back page or contact Student Development for more information.
DIP = Diploma
CERT= Certificate
CERT2 = Instructor Certificate
✔ Denotes required for degree completion

Outlook for Employment

Graduates should qualify to sit for the State Board of Cosmetic Arts examination. Upon successful passing of the State Board exam, graduates will be issued a license. Employment opportunities are available in beauty salons as a skin/nail specialist, platform artist, and in related businesses.

Hair Stylist

Process for Admissions

  • Submit a complete Application for Admission to the Office of Admissions for Curriculum Program.
  • Submit official transcript(s) of high school education and all post-high school course work to the Office of Admissions if requested. Office GED scores or transcript of courses for the Adult High School Diploma may be submitted in lieu of the high school transcript.
  • Complete the Admission Placement Test.
  • Diploma and certificate admission requirements may vary. Contact the Admissions Office for details.

Suggested Course Sequence - Full Time Student

Course# Course Name CL. LB. CLIN. CR.
FALL SEMESTER
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 0 2 0 1
COS 111 Cosmetology Concepts I 4 0 0 4
COS 112 Salon I 0 24 0 8
ENG 111 Writing Inquiry 3 0 0 3
7-8 24-26 0 16
SPRING SEMESTER
COS 113 Cosmetology Concepts II 4 0 0 4
COS 114 Salon I 0 24 0 8
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 0 3
7 24 0 15
FALL SEMESTER
COS 115 Cosmetology Concepts III 4 0 0 4
COS 116 Salon III 0 12 0 4
4 12 0 8
SPRING SEMESTER
COS 117 Cosmetology Concepts IV OR 2 0 0 2
COS 223 Contemporary Hair Coloring OR 1 3 0 2
COS 240 Contemporary Design 1 3 0 2
COS 118 Salon IV 0 21 0 7
1-2 21-24 0 9
19-21 81-86 0 48
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED DIPLOMA: 48