Cosmetology Curriculum Outline:

 

Phase I/Hours 0 to 241

Phase 1 starts with Design Decisions, students learn design composition, adaptability and client communication. Professional development focuses on the requirements needed to practice becoming a professional cosmetologist.  Theory and hands-on learning about hair facts, scalp and hair treatments, sanitation, haircutting, long hair & hair designing, shampooing, and aspects of the service cycle are included in Phase I.

*All chapters throughout the curriculum are delivered in the order of theory lecture, instructor demonstration, and student applications on mannequins, followed by clinical applications.

 

             Phase I Theory & Hands on Components­­­­                        Hours of Instruction

  1. Design Decisions                                                        10
  2. Professional Development                                            5
  3. Trichology                                                                  25
  4. Salon Ecology                                                             15
  5. Haircutting                                                                  20
  6. Service Cycle                                                              30
  7. Men’s & Ladies Hair Sculpture                                               75
  8. Hair Design                                                                 35
  9. Scalp & Hair Treatments                                             19
  10. Shampooing                                                                5
  11. Phase I Course Exam                                                              2

TOTAL:                                                                     241 HOURS

 

             Phase II/Hours 241 – 841

Men’s & Ladies hair sculpture follow applications of hair color & lightening.

Students will learn theories and applications of skin, massage, make-up,

Manicuring and pedicuring. Students will also gain skills in permanent waving,

Chemical texturizing, theory of chemistry, and salon skills.

 

             Phase II Theory & Hands-on Components              Hours of Instruction

  1. Hair color/theory of color/temporary color/

Semi-permanent and permanent color                                    155

  1. Hair Lightening                                                             29
  2. Men’s and Ladies Hair Sculpture               60
  3. Skin and Facial Massage                           39
  4. Make-up                                       10
  5. Nails – Basic Manicuring and Pedicuring   40
  6. Permanent Waving               70
  7. Chemical Texturizing                           50
  8. Chemistry                                       45
  9. Building a Clientele                                                    70
  10. Desk and Telephone                                                               20
  11. Hair Removal                                                                         10
  12. Phase 2 Course Exam                                                               2

TOTAL            :                                                                       600 HOURS

 

Phase III/Hours 841 – 1600

 

Skills gained in Phase III include knowledge of the human body (anatomy & physiology), and knowledge of electricity (the salon has many electrical appliances), salon skills, and wigs and hair additions. There is a large concentration in salon operations, preparation in seeking and obtaining employment, State Board licensing requirements, including Mock State Board Exams, and advanced training using Design Forums.

 

              Phase III Theory & Hands-on Components                          Hours of Instruction

  1. Anatomy & Physiology                                                            75
  2. Electricity                                                                     19
  3. Salon Success                                                               60
  4. State Board Rules & Regulations                                150
  5. Mock State Board Exams                                            150
  6. Wigs & Hair Additions                                                             34
  7. Salon Business                                                                          50
  8. Resume & Cover Letter                                                            30
  9. Job Search                                                                    45
  10. Salon & Industry Related Field Trips                                      35
  11. Design Forums                                                                        60
  12. Phase 3 Course Exam                                                               1
  13. Course Review & Final Course Exam                                     50

 TOTAL            :                                                                       759 HOURS

 

**Students may be scheduled to attend already-taken theory classes to review and           prepare for Final Course Exam.

           

 

 

ONLY 2 PHASES

 

 

Basic Esthetics (600 Hours) Required Curriculum Outline:

 

Phase 1 – 120 Total Hours:

 

Theory:

 

Personal Development                      4.5 Hours

Ecology                                               18

Anatomy                                            18

Skin Physiology                                 18

Chemistry                                          18

Facials                                                10

Client Care                                                       6

Total Theory:                                      92.5 Hours

 

Practical/Clinic:

 

Facials/Facial Massage                      27.5 Hours

 

Phase 2 – 240 Total Hours:

 

Theory:

 

Electricity                                           12 Hours

Hair Removal                                    15

Lash/Brow Tints                                 6

Basic Makeup                                    12

Advanced & Specialty Makeup       12

Advanced Treatments – Back &

Body, Hand & Foot, Paraffin

Treatments:                                       17

Professional Development                  9

Business Basics                                    9

Medical Esthetics                                 9

Total Theory:                                     101 Hours

 

Practical:

Makeup                                              32

Advanced Treatments                      24

Hair Removal                                    12

Lash/Brow Tints                                 6

Clinic                                                  65

Total Practical/Clinic:                        139 Hours

Phase 3 – 240 Total Hours:

 

Theory:

 

Job Shadowing                                  12 Hours

Review & Examinations                   21

State Board Preparations                 12

Total Theory:                                      45 Hours

 

Practical/Clinic:

 

Clinic                                                  195 Hours

 

Total Hours for Program                   600 Hours