COSMETOLOGY PROGRAM

1200 HOURS – 60 WEEKS

OBJECTIVE

The cosmetology program is to prepare students for entry level position as a cosmetologist in salon and spa or other beauty facilities. The theory classes include the biological study of the
hair and its function. Instruction will also be given in chemistry, sterilization, bacteriology and hygiene. At the completion of this program, graduates will qualify to apply for the state license examination and employment in the beauty industry. A diploma will be awarded upon graduation from the cosmetology
program

DESCRIPTION

This program is offered 20 hours per week for a total of 60 weeks. Students will receive quizzes, tests, and practical evaluation in each course. This program consisting of 580 hours of theory and 620 hours of applied practical training.

PROGRAM COST

Academic Instruction
1200 Clock Hrs (60 weeks) (1 year)

Tuition$9,000.00

Registration$100.00

Lab$1,480.00

Book$400.00

Kit$2,000.00

Uniform$20.00

Total$13,000.00

Down Payment$400.00

PROGRAM BREAKDOWN BY PROGRAM BREAKDOWN BY COURSE

LECTURE
HOURS
LAB
HOURS
SERVICES
COS 101 HIV/AIDS4
COS 102 FLORIDA LAW15
COS 103 Bacteriology, Sanitation and Sterilization20
COS 104 Hair and Scalp Treatment 204545
COS 105 Draping, Shampoo and Rinsing155050
COS 106 Hair Cutting/Shaping1257575
COS 107 Hair Styling110300300
COS 108 Chemical relaxing/Straightening and
Waving
706565
COS 109 Hair Coloring704545
COS 110 Manicure, Pedicure and Nail Extensions562020
COS 111 Facials, Make-Up and Hair Removal502020
COS 112 Salon Management25
Total Clock Hours
1200
580620

COURSE DESCRIPTION

COS101 HIV/AIDS

Students will learn the origin, transmission and prevention of HIV/AIDS required by Florida Statute, “guidelines” and principle
of cleanliness and safety. The different procedures for protection against the spread of disease.

COS102 FLORIDA LAW

Students will learn the laws and regulations pertaining to Cosmetology, as set by the Department of Business and Professional Regulations. Student will study Professional Ethics.

COS103 BACTERIOLOGY, SANITATION AND STERILIZATION

This unit will introduce the student to the various classifications of bacteria and how bacteria grow in the salon. Further,
methods of health, sterilization, sanitation, and infection control, as well as sterilization rules, regulations, and procedures will
be covered.

COS104 HAIR AND SCALP TREAMENT

This unit will introduce all basic aspects of the hair and scalp: principles, techniques, properties, growth, analysis, treatments,
hair loss, etc. Hair and scalp disorders will also be examined. The students will be given the knowledge of the different
products and manipulations.

COS105 DRAPING, SHAMPOO AND RINSING

The students will learn proper hair maintenance and the objective of the wash, the frequency, the products designed for each type of condition or alteration. Students will learn the structure of the face and neck: bones, muscles, and nerves. Students will also learn effective means of manipulating the scalp to maintain muscle tone and increase blood circulation.

COS106 HAIR CUTTING/SHAPING

Students will learn hair cutting for women, men and children, and the various hair cutting methods used in the industry.
Principles and techniques of hair cutting are covered.

COS107 HAIR STYLING

Principles and techniques of hair styling are covered. Styling methods will be taught; differences in blow-drying and roller
styling; types of roller sets. This unit will also cover principles and techniques of hair extensions. The differences in roller
styling; blow-drying; types of roller sets; styling methods and designs.

COS108 CHEMICAL RELAXING/STRAIGHTENING AND WAVING

The course instructs student on the effects of cosmetics and skin care products on the skin. Students will learn the composition
of cosmetics and effects of product chemistry on the hair. Cosmetic chemistry will also be covered. In this unit, the student will also learn about human cells, anatomy and physiology. This course will provide information on materials used in the
straightening/relaxing process and it’s purpose. Safety of product use will be taught as well.

COS109 HAIR COLORING

Principles and techniques of hair coloring are introduced. Principles of color theory; Hair color preparations, including client consultation; safety precautions for coloring; hydrogen
peroxide; special coloring; correction of coloring problems.

COS110 MANICURE, PEDICURE AND NAIL EXTENSIONS

This unit will introduce the student to the nail care industry, including: principles, techniques, implements and tools, manicure table preparation, various styles of manicure, pedicure and massages. The unit will also cover nail disorders and diseases, along with basic instruction on nail extensions (i.e., acrylics, gel, etc.).

COS111 FACIALS MAKE UP AND HAIR REMOVAL

The student will be introduced to the principles and techniques of skin care, including: facial treatments, facial manipulations;
the skin and its disorders; make-up. Students will learn three methods of hair removal: Tweezing, Waxing, and Chemical
depilatories. The student will also be introduced to the safety guidelines of waxing, chemical depilatories, and the proper
method to shape brows.

COS112 SALON MANAGEMENT

Students will be introduced to salon management. Emphasis will be placed on rules for professional behavior with clients,
employers, and co-workers. Salon safety and professional appearance will also be covered.