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COSM 758 Advanced Techniques/Photo Shoot

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Cosmetology Program Requirements

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.

Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

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

Course Description

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.

Units: 3.5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 40-45
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Prerequisites: COSM 712 and COSM 722
Corequisites: None