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Cosmetology

Cosmetology 1A, 1B

This course is part one of a two-part introductory course in the Cosmetology career pathway. This first-semester course may be taken by students wishing to explore the cosmetology career pathway or by students intending to enroll in the entire three-year sequence of courses. In this course, students are introduced to the history of cosmetology and explore the opportunities for related careers. Students learn about the characteristics of hair, product selection, and basic elements that determine hair growth, health, and appearance. Principles and practices of sanitation and infection control are introduced. Through classroom instruction and hands-on application, students learn techniques in hair styling and braiding as well as manicures and pedicures. This course also promotes the development of a professional image through appearance, poise, human relations, punctuality, dependability, and business ethics. 

 

Certification: Cosmetology State Board Licensing