Class Descriptions

COS-111: Cosmetology Concepts I

This course introduces basic cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, first aid, sanitation, bacteriology, anatomy, diseases and disorders, hygiene, product knowledge, chemistry, ethics, manicures, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently apply cosmetology concepts in the salon setting.

Course Prerequisites:
Take COS-112; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.<br
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:4
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-111A: Cosmetology Concepts I

This course introduces basic cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, first aid, sanitation, bacteriology, anatomy, diseases and disorders, hygiene, product knowledge, chemistry, ethics, manicures, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently apply cosmetology concepts in the salon setting. This is part one of a two part course.

Course Prerequisites:
Take COS-112; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.<br>Take COS-112A(L48049); Take either previously or concurrently. Recommended.<br
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:4
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-111AB: Cosmetology Concepts I

This course introduces basic cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, first aid, sanitation, bacteriology, anatomy, diseases and disorders, hygiene, product knowledge, chemistry, ethics, manicures, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently apply cosmetology concepts in the salon setting.

Course Prerequisites:
Take COS-112; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.<br
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-111B: Cosmetology Concepts I

This course introduces basic cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, first aid, sanitation, bacteriology, anatomy, diseases and disorders, hygiene, product knowledge, chemistry, ethics, manicures, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently apply cosmetology concepts in the salon setting. This is part two of a two part course.

Course Prerequisites:
Take COS-112; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.<br>Take COS-112B(L48050); Take either previously or concurrently. Recommended.<br
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:4
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-111BB: Cosmetology Concepts I

This course introduces basic cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, first aid, sanitation, bacteriology, anatomy, diseases and disorders, hygiene, product knowledge, chemistry, ethics, manicures, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently apply cosmetology concepts in the salon setting.

Course Prerequisites:
Take COS-112; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.<br>Take COS-111AB; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.<br
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-112: Salon I

This course introduces basic salon services. Topics include scalp treatments, shampooing, rinsing, hair color, design, haircutting, permanent waving, pressing, relaxing, wigs, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently demonstrate salon services.

Course Prerequisites:
Take COS-111; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.<br
Total Credits:8
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:24
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-112A: Salon I

This course introduces basic salon services. Topics include scalp treatments, shampooing, rinsing, hair color, design, haircutting, permanent waving, pressing, relaxing, wigs, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently demonstrate salon services. This is part one of a two part course.

Course Prerequisites:
Take COS-111; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.<br>Take COS-111A(L48051); Take either previously or concurrently. Recommended.<br
Total Credits:8
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:24
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-112AB: Salon I

This course introduces basic salon services. Topics include scalp treatments, shampooing, rinsing, hair color, design, haircutting, permanent waving, pressing, relaxing, wigs, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently demonstrate salon services.

Course Prerequisites:
Take COS-111; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.<br
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:12
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-112B: Salon I

This course introduces basic salon services. Topics include scalp treatments, shampooing, rinsing, hair color, design, haircutting, permanent waving, pressing, relaxing, wigs, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently demonstrate salon services.

Course Prerequisites:
Take COS-111; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.<br>Take COS-111B(L48052); Take either previously or concurrently. Recommended.<br
Total Credits:8
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:24
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-112BB: Salon I

This course introduces basic salon services. Topics include scalp treatments, shampooing, rinsing, hair color, design, haircutting, permanent waving, pressing, relaxing, wigs, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently demonstrate salon services.

Course Prerequisites:
Take COS-111; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.<br>Take COS-112AB; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.<br
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:12
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-113: Cosmetology Concepts II

This course covers more comprehensive cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, product knowledge, chemistry, manicuring, chemical restructuring, and hair coloring. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently apply these cosmetology concepts in the salon setting.

Course Prerequisites:
Take COS-111 COS-112; Take previously. Required.<br
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:4
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-113AB: Cosmetology Concepts II

This course covers more comprehensive cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, product knowledge, chemistry, manicuring, chemical restructuring, and hair coloring. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently apply these cosmetology concepts in the salon setting.

Course Prerequisites:
Take COS-111 COS-112; Take previously. Required.<br
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-113BB: Cosmetology Concepts II

This course covers more comprehensive cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, product knowledge, chemistry, manicuring, chemical restructuring, and hair coloring. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently apply these cosmetology concepts in the salon setting.

Course Prerequisites:
Take COS-111 COS-112; Take previously. Required.<br>Take COS-113AB; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.<br
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-114: Salon II

This course provides experience in a simulated salon setting. Topics include basic skin care, manicuring, nail application, scalp treatments, shampooing, rinsing, hair color, design, haircutting, chemical restructuring, pressing, wigs, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently demonstrate these salon services.

Course Prerequisites:
Take COS-111 COS-112; Take previously. Required.<br
Total Credits:8
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:24
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-114AB: Salon II

This course provides experience in a simulated salon setting. Topics include basic skin care, manicuring, nail application, scalp treatments, shampooing, rinsing, hair color, design, haircutting, chemical restructuring, pressing, wigs, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently demonstrate these salon services.

Course Prerequisites:
Take COS-111 COS-112; Take previously. Required.<br
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:12
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-114BB: Salon II

This course provides experience in a simulated salon setting. Topics include basic skin care, manicuring, nail application, scalp treatments, shampooing, rinsing, hair color, design, haircutting, chemical restructuring, pressing, wigs, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently demonstrate these salon services.

Course Prerequisites:
Take COS-111 COS-112; Take previously. Required.<br>Take COS-114AB; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.<br
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:12
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-115: Cosmetology Concepts III

This course covers more comprehensive cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, product knowledge, salon management, salesmanship, skin care, electricity/light therapy, wigs, thermal hair styling, lash and brow tinting, superfluous hair removal, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently apply these cosmetology concepts in the salon setting.

Course Prerequisites:
Take COS-111 COS-112; Take previously. Required.<br
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:4
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-115AB: Cosmetology Concepts III

This course covers more comprehensive cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, product knowledge, salon management, salesmanship, skin care, electricity/light therapy, wigs, thermal hair styling, lash and brow tinting, superfluous hair removal, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently apply these cosmetology concepts in the salon setting.

Course Prerequisites:
Take COS-111 COS-112; Take previously. Required.<br
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-115BB: Cosmetology Concepts III

This course covers more comprehensive cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, product knowledge, salon management, salesmanship, skin care, electricity/light therapy, wigs, thermal hair styling, lash and brow tinting, superfluous hair removal, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently apply these cosmetology concepts in the salon setting.

Course Prerequisites:
Take COS-111 COS-112; Take previously. Required.<br
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-116: Salon III

This course provides comprehensive experience in a simulated salon setting. Emphasis is placed on intermediate-level of skin care, manicuring, scalp treatments, shampooing, hair color, design, haircutting, chemical restructuring, pressing, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently demonstrate these salon services.

Course Prerequisites:
Take COS-111 COS-112; Take previously. Required.<br
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:12
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-116AB: Salon III

This course provides comprehensive experience in a simulated salon setting. Emphasis is placed on intermediate-level of skin care, manicuring, scalp treatments, shampooing, hair color, design, haircutting, chemical restructuring, pressing, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently demonstrate these salon services.

Course Prerequisites:
Take COS-111 COS-112; Take previously. Required.<br
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-116BB: Salon III

This course provides comprehensive experience in a simulated salon setting. Emphasis is placed on intermediate-level of skin care, manicuring, scalp treatments, shampooing, hair color, design, haircutting, chemical restructuring, pressing, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently demonstrate these salon services.

Course Prerequisites:
Take COS-111 COS-112; Take previously. Required.<br
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-117: Cosmetology Concepts IV

This course covers advanced cosmetology concepts. Topics include chemistry and hair structure, advanced cutting and design, and an overview of all cosmetology concepts in preparation for the licensing examination. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of these cosmetology concepts and meet program completion requirements.

Course Prerequisites:
Take COS-111 COS-112; Take previously. Required.<br
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-118: Salon IV

This course provides advanced experience in a simulated salon setting. Emphasis is placed on efficient and competent delivery of all salon services in preparation for the licensing examination and employment. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in program requirements and the areas covered on the Cosmetology Licensing Examination and meet entry-level employment requirements.

Course Prerequisites:
Take COS-111 COS-112; Take previously. Required.<br
Total Credits:7
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:21
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-119: Esthetics Concepts I

This course covers the concepts of esthetics. Topics include orientation, anatomy, physiology, hygiene, sterilization, first aid, chemistry, basic dermatology, and professional ethics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of esthetics and meet course requirements.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-119A: Esthetics Concepts I

This course covers the concepts of esthetics. Topics include orientation, anatomy, physiology, hygiene, sterilization, first aid, chemistry, basic dermatology, and professional ethics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of esthetics and meet course requirements. This is part one of two part course.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-119B: Esthetics Concepts I

This course covers the concepts of esthetics. Topics include orientation, anatomy, physiology, hygiene, sterilization, first aid, chemistry, basic dermatology, and professional ethics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of esthetics and meet course requirements. This is part two of a two part course.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-120: Esthetics Salon I

This course covers the techniques of esthetics in a comprehensive experience in a simulated salon setting. Topics include client consultation, facials, body treatments, hair removal, make-up applications, and color analysis. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently demonstrate esthetic services on clients in a salon setting.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:6
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:18
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-120A: Esthetics Salon I

This course covers the techniques of esthetics in a comprehensive experience in a simulated salon setting. Topics include client consultation, facials, body treatments, hair removal, make-up applications, and color analysis. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently demonstrate esthetic services on clients in a salon setting.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:6
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:18
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-120B: Esthetics Salon I

This course covers the techniques of esthetics in a comprehensive experience in a simulated salon setting. Topics include client consultation, facials, body treatments, hair removal, make-up applications, and color analysis. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently demonstrate esthetic services on clients in a salon setting. This is part two of a two part course.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:6
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:18
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-125: Esthetics Concepts II

This course covers more comprehensive esthetics concepts. Topics include nutrition, business management, makeup, and color analysis.Upon completion students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the advanced esthetics concepts and meet course requirements.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-125A: Esthetics Concepts II

This course covers more comprehensive esthetics concepts. Topics include nutrition, business management, makeup, and color analysis.Upon completion students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the advanced esthetics concepts and meet course requirements. This is part one of a two part course.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-125B: Esthetics Concepts II

This course covers more comprehensive esthetics concepts. Topics include nutrition, business management, makeup, and color analysis.Upon completion students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the advanced esthetics concepts and meet course requirements. This is part two of a two part course.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-126: Esthetics Salon II

This course provides experience in a simulated esthetics setting. Topics include machine facials, aromatherapy, surface manipulation in relation to skin care, electricity, and apparatus. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in program requirements and the areas covered on the Cosmetology licensing examination for Estheticians.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:6
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:18
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-223: Contemp Hair Coloring

This course covers basic color concepts, hair coloring problems, and application techniques. Topics include color theory, terminology, contemporary techniques, product knowledge, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify a clients color needs and safely and competently perform color applications and correct problems.

Course Prerequisites:
Take COS-111 COS-112; Take previously. Required.<br
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-224: Trichology & Chemistry

This course is a study of hair and the interaction of applied chemicals. Emphasis is placed on pH actions and the reactions and effects of chemical ingredients. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of chemical terminology, pH testing, and chemical reactions on hair.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-225: Advanced Contemporary Hair Coloring

This course covers advanced techniques in coloring applications and problem solving situations. Topics include removing unwanted color,replacing pigment and re-coloring, removing coatings, covering grey and white hair, avoiding color fading, and poor tint results. Upon completion, students should be able to apply problem solving techniques in hair coloring situations.

Course Prerequisites:
Take COS-223; Take previously. Required.<br
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-240: Contemporary Design

This course covers methods and techniques for contemporary designs. Emphasis is placed on contemporary designs and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate and apply techniques associated with contemporary design.

Course Prerequisites:
Take COS-111 COS-112; Take previously. Required.<br
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0
 

COS-250: Computerized Salon Ops

This course introduces computer and salon software. Emphasis is placed on various computer and salon software applications. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize computer skills and software applications in the salon setting.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:1
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0