Basic Cosmetology   [Archived Catalog]
2011-2012 Catalog [Aug. 2011-Aug. 2012]
   

COS 0001 - Basic Cosmetology


This course provides students with the beginning theoretical principles and practical procedures of cosmetology. Manipulative skills, safety requirements, and sanitary measures are presented. Students receive laboratory practice on mannequins and each other. This course provides students with the beginning theoretical principles and practical procedures of hair, skin and nails. Students will be able to analyze skin, scalp and hair conditions involving fellow students. This course will teach students the correct method of preparing a client for a shampoo service, the correct analysis of hair types and condition, the correct products to use and the performance of scalp manipulations, shampooing and rinsing techniques. Students will learn to identify haircutting implements and their use and safe handling. Students will also learn to perform basic haircutting techniques and hairstyles. This course provides students with an introduction to wet hair styling and hairshaping. Students will also learn to use professional manicuring and pedicuring implements and to practice safety and sanitation procedures.
Contact Hours: 400; Workforce Credits: 13.5.