Skip to contentSkip to main navigationSkip to local navigation

COSM 749 Advanced Cosmetology VI

Find Courses

Search by Keyword

Browse Courses by Subject Code

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 advanced theoretical and practical application of hair design, hairstyling, facials, artificial nails, chemical texture services, and salon business within a simulated salon environment. Concentration on building professional soft skills that will prepare students for successful transition to employment. Continued practice in building other advanced skills while applying and executing theoretical and practical discipline competencies studied in fundamental and intermediate classes, as prescribed by the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology.

Units: 5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 40-45
  • Lab hours/semester: 120-135
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Prerequisites: COSM 732 and COSM 742
Corequisites: None