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COSM 722 Fundamental Cosmetology II

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Cosmetology Program Requirements

The courses described below are open only to those students accepted in the Cosmetology Program. Completion of the tenth grade or equivalent required by California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology; completion of the twelfth grade is recommended. A grade of C or higher is necessary for progression in the sequence of courses. Concurrent enrollment in ESL classes is strongly advised for non-native speakers. Upon successful completion of the program, including satisfactory performance on a comprehensive “mock board” examination including both theory and practical performance, the candidate receives a Certificate in Cosmetology and is eligible to write for the California Bureau of Cosmetology licensing examination. Note: Applicants for the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology licensure must be 17 years of age or older. 

Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Study fundamental theoretical and practical application of professional life skills, infection control, nail structure and growth, nail disorders and diseases, haircutting, hair coloring, hair removal, facial make-up, manicuring, pedicuring, health and safety laws and agencies, ergonomics, and communicable diseases in the workplace as prescribed by the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology.

Units: 10
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 80-90
  • Lab hours/semester: 240-270
  • Homework hours/semester: 160-180
Prerequisites: Admission to and registration in the Cosmetology program.
Corequisites: None