Okefenokee Technical College

Okefenokee Technical College 2013-2014 Catalog

Cosmetology CO12

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Cosmetology

Diploma

Program Description

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.

Program Approval

The Cosmetology program is approved by the Georgia Board of Cosmetology.

Licensure Information

Graduates of the Cosmetology program are eligible to sit for a Georgia state licensure.

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Admission Requirements

Minimum Required Age

16

High School Diploma or GED Required

Yes

Placement Scores for Regular Admission (COMPASS)

English

Reading

Math

Algebra

32

70

26

N/A

 

Program Courses

Credits

Basic Skills Courses

 

MATH 1012 - Foundations of Mathematics

3

ENGL 1010 - Fundamentals of English I

3

EMPL 1000 - Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development

2

Occupational Courses

 

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

COMP 1000 - Introduction to Computers

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

Minimum credit hours for Graduation

54