Associate in Applied Science in Cosmetology

The Cosmetology curriculum is designed to provide competency-based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles, and hands-on fundamentals associated with the cosmetology industry. The curriculum provides a simulated salon environment which enables students to develop manipulative skills. Course work includes instruction in all phases of professional imaging, hair design, chemical processes, skin care, nail care, multi-cultural practices, business/computer principles, product knowledge, and other selected topics. Graduates should qualify to sit for the State Board of Cosmetic Arts examination. Upon successfully passing the State Board exam, graduates will be issued a license. Employment is available in beauty salons and related businesses.

Required Developmental Courses


CIS-070

Credits: 1

DMA-010

Credits: 1

DMA-020

Credits: 1

DMA-050

Credits: 1

DMA-065

Credits: 2

Semester 1


ACA-115

Credits: 1

COS-111

Credits: 4

COS-112

Credits: 8

Communication Choice

*

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

Semester 2


COS-113AB

Credits: 2

COS-113BB

Credits: 2

COS-114AB

Credits: 4

COS-114BB

Credits: 4

ENG-111

Credits: 3

Social/Behavioral Science Course

*

Other major Requirement Choice

*

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

Semester 3


COS-115AB

Credits: 2

COS-115BB

Credits: 2

COS-116AB

Credits: 2

COS-116BB

Credits: 2

Natural Sciences/Math Choice

*

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

Semester 4


COS-117

Credits: 2

COS-118AB

Credits: 3

COS-118BB

Credits: 4

ENG-111

Credits: 3

Other Major Requirement Choice

*

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

Semester 5


Humanities/Fine Arts Course

*

Other Major Requirement Choice

*

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected