Esthetician

ESTH 1000 INTRODUCTION TO ESTHESTICS (30-30-3)
Prerequisite: Program admission
Introduces the fundamental theory and practices of the Professional Esthetician. Emphasis will be placed on professional practices and safety. Topics include: state and local laws, rules and regulations, professional image, history of the skin, care and use of cosmetics, bacteriology, sterilization and sanitation, chemistry for estheticians, ingredients and product analysis, and hazardous duty standards act.

ESTH 1010 ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF THE SKIN (45-0-3)
Prerequisite: ESTH 1000
Introduction to anatomy and physiology; disorders of the skin and nutrition and health of the skin. Topics include: cells/tissues/organs, skeletal system, muscular system, nervous system, circulatory system, endocrine system, excretory system, respiration system, digestive system, structure of the skin, disorders of the skin, and nutrition and health of the skin.

ESTH 1020 SKIN CARE PROCEDURES (15-105-4)
Prerequisite: ESTH 1000
Introduces the theory, procedures and products used in the care and treatment of the skin. Topics include: client consultation and preparation, cleaning the skin, techniques for professional massage, facial treatments and body treatments, aromatherapy, body wraps, reflexology, and air borne and blood borne pathogens and OSHA updates.

ESTH 1030 ELECTRICITY AND FACIAL TREATMENTS WITH MACHINES (30-105-5)
Prerequisite: ESTH 1000
Provides instruction on and application techniques and theory in the treatment of the skin. Topics include: Skin analysis equipment, basic skin care products, basic electricity, men's skin care products, post consultation and home care, mechanical verses chemical exfoliations, microdermabrasion, advanced product types and features.

ESTH 1040 ADVANCED SKIN CARE (15-90-3)
Prerequisite: ESTH 1000
Provides instruction on and application of techniques and theory in the treatment of the skin. Topics include: intrinsic aging, analysis of sensitive skin, treatment for hyperpigmentation, causes of acne, methods of holistic therapy, joining a medical team, and pre-operative and post-operative care.

ESTH 1050 COLOR THEORY AND MAKEUP (15-120-4)
Prerequisite: ESTH 1000
Provides instruction on and application of techniques and theory in the treatment of the skin. Topics include: morphology of hair, hair removal, sanitation, eyebrow shaping, waxing, ingrown hair service, color theory, face proportions and shape, choosing and using makeup products, makeup tools, basic makeup application, camouflage therapy, and medical application.

ESTH 1060 ESTHETICS PRACTICUM I (0-180-4)
Prerequisite: ESTH 1000, ESTH 1010, ESTH 1020, ESTH 1030, ESTH 1040, ESTH 1050
Provides laboratory experience necessary for the development of skill levels to be a competent esthetician. The allocation of time to the various phases of esthetics is prescribed by the state board of cosmetology. This course includes a portion of the hours for licensure. Topics include: body treatments, aromatherapy, reflexology, facials, and hair removal.

ESTH 1070 ESTHETICS PRACTICUM II (0-180-4)
Prerequisite: ESTH 1060
Provides experience for professional development and completion of requirements for state licensure. Emphasis will be placed on the display of conduct and positive attitudes. The requirements for this course will be met in a laboratory setting. Topics include: body treatments, aromatherapy, reflexology, facials, and hair removal.