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Cosmetology 1
Introduction to Cosmetology Procedures

13 units
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 2R
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course covers the study of basic principles and practical operations of cosmetology equipment, procedures and techniques. It is designed as an intensive, multi-disciplinary workshop in the most common cosmetology processes. Lectures center on the fundamental theories of the practice of cosmetology and their application. Laboratory work is designed to support, with practical application, the basic cosmetology student with an intensive forum for development of basic cosmetology skills, techniques, safety practices, and sanitation procedures.

Note: Students who have earned credit in Cosmetology 10 and 11 cannot receive unit credit for Cosmetology 1.

Cosmetology 2abcd (formerly 2)
Advanced Cosmetology Procedures

6.5 units
Prerequisite: Cosmetology 1 with a minimum grade of C
or completion of 399 hours at a school licensed by the State Board of Cosmetology
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course covers the principles and practical operations of cosmetology equipment, procedures and techniques. It is designed as an intensive, multi-disciplinary workshop in the most common cosmetology processes. Lectures center on the fundamental theories of the practice of cosmetology and their application. Laboratory work is designed to support the cosmetology student with an intensive forum for development of cosmetology skills, techniques, safety practices and sanitation procedures.

Cosmetology 3
Advanced Cosmetology Applications

5 units  (8 weeks course)
Prerequisite: Cosmetology 1 with a minimum grade of C
or 399 hours from a State approved cosmetology program
Credit, degree applicable

This course covers advanced principles and practical operations of cosmetology equipment, procedures and techniques. It is designed as an intensive, multi-disciplinary course which focuses on the most common cosmetology processes. Lectures center on the advanced theories of the practice of cosmetology and their application. Laboratory work is designed to support with practical application, the advanced cosmetology student with an intensive forum for development of advanced cosmetology skills, techniques, safety practices and sanitation procedures.

Cosmetology 10
Introduction to Cosmetology I

6.5 units
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 2R
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This is the first of a two-course introductory series covering the principles and practical operations of cosmetology techniques, procedures, and equipment for wet and thermal styling, permanent waving, chemical straightening, hair coloring, and scalp treatments. This is the first course in a sequence of courses that prepares students for the State Board of Cosmetology examination and employment.

Note: Students who have earned credit in Cosmetology 1 cannot receive unit credit for Cosmetology 10.

Cosmetology 11
Introduction to Cosmetology II

6.5 units
Prerequisite: Cosmetology 10 with a minimum grade of C or equivalent
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This is the second of a two-course introductory series covering the principles and practical operations of cosmetology techniques, procedures, and equipment for wet and thermal styling, permanent waving, chemical straightening, hair coloring, scalp treatments, facials, and manicuring and pedicuring. This is the second course in a sequence of courses that prepares students for the State Board of Cosmetology examination and employment.

Note: Students who have earned credit in Cosmetology 1 cannot receive unit credit for Cosmetology 11.

Cosmetology 12
Intermediate Cosmetology

6.5 units
Prerequisite: Cosmetology 11 with a minimum grade of C
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This is an intermediate course covering the principles and practical operations of cosmetology techniques, procedures, and equipment. Topics include wet and thermal styling, permanent waving, chemical straightening, hair coloring, scalp treatments, facials, and manicuring and pedicuring. This is the third course in a sequence of courses that prepares students for the State Board of Cosmetology examination and employment.

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Cosmetology 13
Advanced Cosmetology I

6.5 units
Prerequisite: Cosmetology 12 with a minimum grade of C
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This is the first of a two-course advanced series covering the principles and practical operations of cosmetology techniques, procedures, and equipment. Topics include wet and thermal styling, permanent waving, chemical straightening, hair coloring, scalp treatments, facials, and manicuring and pedicuring. This is the fourth course in a sequence of courses that prepares students for the State Board of Cosmetology examination and employment.

Cosmetology 14abcd (formerly 14)
Advanced Cosmetology II

6.5 units
Prerequisite: Cosmetology 13 with a minimum grade of C
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This is the second of a two-course advanced series covering the principles and practical operations of cosmetology techniques, procedures, and equipment. Topics include wet and thermal styling, permanent waving, chemical straightening, hair coloring, scalp treatments, facials, and manicuring and pedicuring. This is the fifth and final course in a sequence of courses that prepares students for the State Board of Cosmetology examination and employment.

Cosmetology 16abcd
Cosmetology Applications

4 units
Prerequisite: Cosmetology 1 or 10 with a minimum grade of C in prerequisite or equivalent
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course covers the study of intermediate principles, procedures, techniques, and practical operations of cosmetology equipment. It is designed as an intensive, multidisciplinary workshop in the most common cosmetology processes. Lectures center on the theories of the practice of cosmetology and their application. Laboratory work is designed to provide the student with a forum for development of intermediate cosmetology skills, techniques, safety practices and sanitation procedures.


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 Last Published 12/11/13