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Cosmetology Certificate program trains students for employment in hair design, nail artistry, and facial makeup. Students can take courses not only to develop or improve skills and techniques but also to explore new industrial trends. Cosmetology program incorporates 70 weeks with 37 core classes, 1,020 hours didactic instruction (including lab practice), 480 hours clinical instruction totaling in 1,500 clock hours of rigorous, practical, and technical training based on the most innovative curriculums in the industry. This program prepares students for a rewarding career in the beauty industry through hands-on training in hair and nail design, basic makeup artistry and product, retail and marketing strategy.

Course List
COSC101
Introduction and History of Cosmetology
10 hours
COSC102
Communication Skills
10 hours
COSC103
Bacteriology, Sterilization, and Sanitation
20 hours
COSC104
Anatomy and Physiology
20 hours
COSC105
Skill and Nail Composition
10 hours
COSC108
Freshman Lab and Practice I
140 hours
COSC111
Hair Structure and Chemistry
20 hours
COSC112
Principles of Hair Design
20 hours
COSC113
Shampooing, Rinsing, and Conditioning
10 hours
COSC114
Hair Cutting
20 hours
COSC118
Freshman Lab and Practice II
140 hours
COSC151
Hairstyling Techniques
20 hours
COSC152
Braiding Techniques
20 hours
COSC158
Intermediate Lab and Practice I
80 hours
COSC159
Intermediate Clinic I
80 hours
COSC161
Placement of Artificial Hair
20 hours
COSC162
Permanent Waves
20 hours
COSC168
Intermediate Lab and Practice II
80 hours
COSC169
Intermediate Clinic II
80 hours
COSC171
Hair Coloring
10 hours
COSC172
Bleaching and Tinting
10 hours
COSC173
Skin Diseases and Disorders
10 hours
COSC174
Hair Removal
10 hours
COSC178
Intermediate Lab and Practice III
80 hours
COSC179
Intermediate Clinic III
80 hours
COSC201
Facials and Makeup I
10 hours
COSC202
Facials and Makeup II
10 hours
COSC203
Manicuring and Pedicuring I
10 hours
COSC204
Manicuring and Pedicuring II
10 hours
COSC208
Senior Lab and Practice I
80 hours
COSC209
Senior Clinic I
120 hours
COSC211
Finger Waving, Skip Waving, and Pencil Waving
10 hours
COSC212
Job Seeking Skills
10 hours
COSC213
Professional Ethics and Salon Management
10 hours
COSC214
Business Skills
10 hours
COSC218
Senior Lab and Practice II
80 hours
COSC219
Senior Clinic II
120 hours

Total Hours: 1,500