2016-2017 College Catalog 
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2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cosmetology Certificate of Achievement

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The following program is designed to prepare students for the State Board of Cosmetology examination and, with successful completion of the program, students should be able to enter careers as cosmetologists. This program is offered on an open enrollment basis, and a waiting list may be maintained for those students who desire to enroll. Interested students should contact the Advanced Technology and Applied Science Division office.

This program has a minimum requirement of 1600 hours with 400 hours required for each course.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Project a positive attitude and a sense of personal integrity and self-confidence.
  • Respect the need to deliver worth service for value received  in an employer-employee relationship.
  • Practice effective communication skills, visual poise, and proper grooming.
  • Perform basic manipulation skills in the areas of hairstyling, hair shaping, hair coloring, texture services, scalp and hair conditioning, skin and makeup, manicures, pedicures and nail extensions.
  • Perform basic analytical skills to determine proper makeup, hairstyle and color application for the clients overall image.
  • Apply learned theory, technical information and related matter to assure sound judgments, decisions and procedures.

Required Courses

Total Units for the Certificate: 48 (1,600 hours)

*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.

The Cosmetology Certificate Program is a nondegree-granting program; the courses in this program may not be used to satisfy Associate degree major elective unit requirements.

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