• Cosmetology

     

    COURSE DESCRIPTION

    The exciting art and science of improving beauty through

    care and treatment of skin, hair and nails is called

    Cosmetology. Cosmetologists shampoo, cut, style, lighten, tint

    and give permanent waves. They also may give manicures,

    scalp and facial treatments, provide makeup analysis and

    shape eyebrows. Students learn how to schedule appointments

    with clients, sanitize equipment and keep accurate records.

    These skills are practiced in our on-site beauty salon.
     

    SUCCESS PROFILE

    A cosmetologist should have a genuine interest in working

    with people and pleasing them. An inclination for artistic

    creation is important as well as personal neatness, pleasant

    personality and an enjoyment for wearing current hairstyles.

    Other qualities include manual dexterity, eye-hand coordination,

    color perception and the ability to accept constructive criticism.

    Physical aspects include standing or sitting for an extended

    period of time and exposure to chemicals (with proper

    ventilation).
     

    MAJOR UNITS OF INSTRUCTION

    ·         Professional Practices

    ·         Cosmetology Sciences 1

    ·         Cosmetology Sciences 2

    ·         Cosmetology Skills 1

    ·         Cosmetology Skills 2

    ·         Cosmetology Skills 3
     

    POTENTIAL CAREERS

    ·         Cosmetologist

    ·         Nail Technician

    ·         Salon Manager

    ·         Salon Owner

    ·         Make-up Artist

    ·         State Board Examiner

    ·         Competition Stylist

    ·         Instructor

    ·         Hair Stylist

    ·         Field Technician

    ·         Wig Dresser

    ·         Body Make-up Artist

    ·         Mortuary Beautician
     

    EMPLOYMENT AREAS

    ·         Beauty or Barber Salons

    ·         Department Stores

    ·         Hospitals

    ·         Hotels

    ·         Television Industry

    ·         Centers for the Performing Arts