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


ENG 002

Credits: 3

MAT 003

Credits: 3

ENG 011

Credits: 2

MAT 043

Credits: 2

MAT 052

Credits: 2

MAT 071

Credits: 2

Semester 1


ACA-115

Credits: 1

COS-111

Credits: 4

COS-112

Credits: 8

Communication Choice

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*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

Semester 2


COS 113

Credits: 4

COS 114

Credits: 8

Other Major Requirements Choice

*

Social/Behavioral Sciences Choice

*

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

Semester 3


COS 115

Credits: 4

COS 116

Credits: 4

Natural Sciences/Math Choice

*

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

Semester 4


COS-117

Credits: 2

COS 118

Credits: 7

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