COSMETOLOGY (CO12)

The Cosmetology program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the field of cosmetology. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes specialized training in safety, sanitation, state laws, rules, and regulations, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, skin, hair, and nail diseases and disorders, hair treatments and manipulations, hair shaping, hair styling, artificial hair, braiding/intertwining hair, chemical reformation and application, skin and nail care, hair coloring, hair lightening, reception, sales, management, math, reading, writing, interpersonal relations development, computer skills, employability skills, and work ethics. The curriculum meets state licensing requirements of the State Board of Cosmetology. Program graduates receive a Cosmetology diploma and are employable as a cosmetology salesperson, cosmetologist, salon manager, or a salon owner.

Diploma Program
Program Length 54 Credit Hours
Education Requirements High School diploma or GED required; Minimum age: 16
Entrance Dates Every Semester
Offered Macon, Milledgeville and Warner Robins Campuses; Crawford County Center

Cosmetology Diploma Curriculum
   

Credit Hours

General Education Core Courses
8
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I
3
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development
2
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics
3
     
Occupational Courses
46
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers
3
COSM 1000 Introduction to Cosmetology Theory
4
COSM 1010 Chemical Texture Services
3
COSM 1020 Hair Care and Treatment
2
COSM 1030 Haircutting
3
COSM 1040 Styling
3
COSM 1050 Hair Color
3
COSM 1060 Fundamentals of Skin Care
3
COSM 1070
Nail Care and Advanced Techniques
3
COSM 1080 Cosmetology Practicum I
4
COSM 1090 Cosmetology Practicum II
4
COSM 1100 Cosmetology Practicum III
4
COSM 1110 Cosmetology Practicum IV
4
COSM 1120 Salon Management
3
     
 
Total Hours
54