Cosmetology:

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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The cosmetology course of study consist of 1600 clocked hours covering all phases of cosmetology, skin care, manicuring and pedicure mandated by the California State Department of Barbering and Cosmetology pursuant to section 7316 of the Barbering and Cosmetology Act. The course is designed to prepare the student to pass the California State Department of Barbering and Cosmetology licensing examination and to help the student to obtain the knowledge and skills needed for an entry level position in the beauty field. Passing the exam is a requisite in order to obtain a Cosmetology License. The license is a requirement to operate as a cosmetologist in the state of California

EDUCATIONAL GOALS:

  • Learn the proper use of implements relative to all cosmetology services.
  • Acquire the knowledge of analyzing the scalp, face, and hands before all services are done, to determine any disorders.
  • Learn the procedures and terminology used in performing all cosmetology services.
  • Learn the application of daytime and evening make-up to include the application of false strip eyelashes.
  • Learn the proper procedure of manicuring to include water and oil manicure and pedicure.
  • Learn the application of brush-on nails, nail wraps, and nail tips.
  • Acquire knowledge of laws and rules regulating the established California’s cosmetology practices.
  • Acquire the knowledge of sanitation and sterilization as related to all phases of hair, skin, and nails.
  • Acquire knowledge of general theory relative to cosmetology including anatomy, physiology, chemistry, and theory.
  • Acquire business management techniques common to cosmetology

CAREERS:

After graduation, you will be facing a diversity of job possibilities including hairstylist, colorist, nail technician, educator, platform artist, or makeup artist. You may choose to work in an independent salon, a day spa, a national franchise, an independent chain, or you may even choose to be open your own salon at  some point.

Prerequisite: None

40 hours/week: 40 Weeks (approximate 10 months)

20 hours/week: 80 Weeks (approximate 20 months) 

Clock Hours: 1600

Class code

Subject Covers

Technical Instruction

Min. practical Operations

Cos1.

The Barbering and Cosmetology Act and the Board’s Rules and Regulations

30

Cos2

Cosmetology Chemistry .

60

Cos3

Health and safety/Hazardous Substances

60

Cos4

Theory of Electricity in Cosmetology

10

Cos5

Disinfection and sanitation

60

10

Cos6

Bacteriology, anatomy and physiology

60

Cos7

Wet Hair Styling

40

200

Cos8

Thermal Hair Styling

40

40

Cos9

Permanent Waving

20

80

Cos10

Chemical Straightening

20

30

Cos11

Haircutting

30

80

Cos12

Haircoloring and Bleaching

60

50

Cos13

Scalp and Hair Treatments

20

20

Cos14

Facials

30

40

Cos15

Eyebrow Arching and Hair Removal

20

30

Cos16

Makeup

20

50

Cos17

Manicuring and Pedicuring

25

25

MAN8

Application of Artificial Nails and Wraps

25

125 Nails

Cos18

Hair Braiding

10

10

Cos19

Wigs and Hair Enhancements

10

10

Cos20

Shampooing, Rinsing, and Conditioning

10

10

Cos21

State Board Test Preparation

50

Cos22

Preparation, Career and Salon Management

40

Cos23

Advanced studies: hair design, skin care, nails 

40

50