Associate in Applied Science
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.
In addition to tuition, cosmetology students are required to purchase text books and a Cosmetology Kit $1200. Students must also purchase two sets of solid black or solid white scrub uniforms at an estimated cost of $35 each, and malpractice insurance at $32 per year.
North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Arts
1207 Front Street, Suite 110,
Raleigh, NC 27609
|ACA 111||College Student Success||1||0||1|
|COS 111||Cosmetology Concepts I||4||0||4|
|COS 112||Salon I||0||24||8|
|COS 113||Cosmetology Concepts II||4||0||4|
|COS 114||Salon II||0||24||8|
|COS 115||Cosmetology Concepts III||4||0||4|
|COS 116||Salon III||0||12||4|
|COS 117||Cosmetology Concepts IV||2||0||2|
|CIS 110||Introduction to Computers||2||2||3|
|COS 118||Salon IV||0||21||7|
|COS 260||Design Application||1||3||2||ENG 110||Freshman Composition||1||3||2|
|ENG 111||Writing and Inquiry||3||0||3|
|BUS 110||Introduction to Business||3||0||3|
|Humanities Elective||3||0||3||Mathematics Elective||2-3||2||3-4|
|Social/Behavioral Science Elective||3||0||3|
Total Credits: 65-66
Communication Elective– Choose one of the following:ENG 110 & COM 120 or ENG 111 & COM 120 or ENG 111 & ENG 112
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective– Choose one of the following:
Gen Ed: HUM 115
Social Science Elective– Choose one of the following:
Mathematics Elective– Choose one of the following:
- Demonstrate correct execution of all cosmetology techniques utilizing safe and sanitary practices guided by industry recognized decontamination principles and guidelines.
- Demonstrate with proficiency the ability to transfer what is read and learned into physical services, whether on the manikin or client.
- Communicate with customers using language and verbal demeanor in a professional manner, and in keeping with cosmetology norms.
- Evaluate client requests and analyze hair and scalp conditions in preparing treatment plans to be utilized when rendering client services.