The associate degree is a 69-credit-hour program completed on a full-time basis in five semesters. The course work develops knowledge and skills in hair cutting, hair color and design, safety and sanitation, bacteriology, product knowledge, salon management and salesmanship, wigs, hair removal, lash and brow tinting, manicures, and much more. Simulated salon settings and serving the general public provide experiential learning with supervision provided by a trained and licensed instructor.
Cosmetology Semester Schedule
Students interested in the Cosmetology program can apply and begin their studies in either the Fall or Spring semester. Upon acceptance, students begin a full-time course schedule, learning the knowledge and skills needed to be a licensed cosmetologist.
COS 111 Cosmetology Concepts I
COS 112 Salon I
MAT 110 Math Measurement and Literacy
COS 113 Cosmetology Concepts II
COS 114 Salon II
ENG 111 Expository Writing
COS 115 Cosmetology Concepts III
COS 116 Salon III
PSY 150 General Psychology
COS 117 Cosmetology Concepts IV
COS 118 Salon IV
COM 120 Interpersonal Communication
BUS 230 Small Business Management
COS 240 Contemporary Design
COS 223 Contemporary Hair Design
Humanities & Fine Arts Elective
ENG 112 or 113 or 114
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers
Interested in the AAS Cosmetology degree, new students must complete a prior to Applying to the Cosmetology program!