The Barbering program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the field of barbering. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes specialized training in safety, sanitation, hair treatments and manipulations, haircutting techniques, shaving, skin care, reception, sales, and management. The curriculum meets state licensing requirements of the Georgia State Board of Barbering. The program graduate receives a Barbering diploma and is employable as a barber, salon/shop manager, or a salon/shop owner.

Diploma Program
Program Length 52 Credit Hours
Education Requirements High School graduate or GED recipient; minimum age: 16
Entrance Dates Every Semester
Offered Warner Robins, Macon and Milledgeville Campuses

Barbering Diploma Curriculum

Credit Hours

General Education Core Courses 8
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development 2
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
Occupational Courses 44
BARB 1000 Introduction to Barber/Styling Implements 3
BARB 1010 Science: Sterilization, Sanitation, and Bacteriology 3
BARB 1020 Introduction to Haircutting and Shampooing 5
BARB 1030 Haircutting/Basic Styling 3
BARB 1040 Shaving 2
BARB 1050 Science: Anatomy and Physiology 3
BARB 1060 Introduction to Color Theory/Color Application 3
BARB 1070 Chemical Restructuring of Hair 5
BARB 1080 Advanced Haircutting/Styling 5
BARB 1090 Structures of Skin, Scalp, Hair and Facial Treatments 3
BARB 1100 Barber/Styling Practicum and Internship 3
BARB 1110 Shop Management/Ownership 3
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers 3
  Total Hours 52