Cosmetology Degrees & Certificates


Associate in Arts Degree

To receive an Associate in Science degree from El Camino College, a student must complete at least 60 units in degree applicable college courses which must include general education requirements and course work in an approved transfer major or associate degree program. Course work toward the degree must be completed with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 or higher.

A minimum of 12 of the required 60 degree applicable units must be successfully completed at El Camino College. A notation of “Graduation with Honors” is earned with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Students must file an intent to graduate in the evaluations area located in the Admissions Office by the deadline date published in the schedule of classes.

El Camino College Major Requirements:

At least 50% of the major requirements for the Assiciate in Arts Degree must be completed at El Camino College.

Completion of 41-42 units (1,600 hours) from the following:

Cosmetology 1
Introduction to Cosmetology Procedures 
(13 units)


Cosmetology 10
Introduction to Cosmetology I
(6.5 units)
Cosmetology 11
Introduction to Cosmetology II
(6.5 units)


Cosmetology 2A
Intermediate Cosmetology
(8 units)

Cosmetology 2B
Advanced Cosmetology
(8 units)

Cosmetology 2C
Advanced Cosmetology and State Board Review
(8 units)
Cosmetology 3
Advanced Cosmetology Applications
(5 units)


Cosmetology 4
Cosmetology Practicum
(4 units)

Total Units: 41-42  


Certificate of Achievement | Certicate of Accomplishment