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Cosmetology (A55140)

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.

Employment Competencies

Communication – The ability to effectively exchange ideas and information with others through oral, written, or visual means.
Integrity and Professionalism – Workplace behaviors that relate to ethical standards, honesty, fairness, respect, responsibility, self-control, criticism and demeanor.
Interpersonal Skills and Teamwork- The ability to work effectively with others, especially to analyze situations, establish priorities, and apply resources for solving problems or accomplishing tasks.

Course Sequence

Fall Semester Class Lab Credit
ACA 111 College Student Success 1 0 1
COS 111 Cosmetology Concepts I 4 0 4
COS 112 Salon I 0 24 8
COS 260 Design Application 1 3 2
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3
9 27 18
Spring Semester
COS 113 Cosmetology Concepts II 4 0 4
COS 114 Salon II 0 24 8
COS 115 Cosmetology Concepts III 4 0 4
HUM 115 Critical Thinking 3 0 3
11 24 19
Summer Semester
COS 116 Salon III 0 12 4
COS 117 Cosmetology Concepts IV 2 0 2
Mathematics Elective 2-3 2 3-4
4-5 14 9-10
Fall Semester
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3 0 3
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 3
Communication Elective 3 0 3
COS 118 Salon IV 0 21 7
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3 0 3
11 23 19
TOTAL CREDITS: 65-66
Communication Elective – Choose one of the following: UGETC: ENG 112 Gen Ed: ENG 114, COM 110
Social Science Elective – Choose one of the following: UGETC: PSY 150, SOC 210
Mathematics Elective – Choose one of the following: UGETC: MAT 110, MAT 143, MAT 152, MAT 171

General Education Outcomes

Rockingham Community College has three general education outcomes:

Communication: Students will communicate using the conventions appropriate for the intended academic or professional audiences.

Information Literacy: Students will locate, evaluate, and use appropriate information for academic and professional tasks.

Critical Thinking: Students will analyze information and ideas and develop reasoned solutions to academic or professional problems. 

Outcomes Pass Rates by Year
2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20
Communication 45% 66% 36% 61%
Information Literacy 87% 64% 61% 51%
Critical Thinking 51% 52% 41% 65%

Address

Rockingham Community College
215 Wrenn Memorial Rd.
Wentworth, NC 27375

Hours

Monday to Thursday:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Contact

336-342-4261
336-349-9986 (fax)
info@rockinghamcc.edu