The courses described here 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. Prior 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 Board of Cosmetology licensing examination. Note: Applicants for the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology licensure must be 17 years of age or older.
Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.
Study of theoretical and practical application of: intermediate to advanced techniques in hair, make-up, nails and health and safety provisions prescribed by the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology as applied to a professional photo shoot group project. Students practice critical thinking skills to create a group theme, identify, apply, and utilize correct products and equipment. Emphasis is placed on learning professional group dynamics and photo shoot etiquette creating a work-based learning experience that will prepare students for future employment. A materials fee as shown in the Schedule of Classes is payable upon registration.