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Summer Semester 2021 Catalog

Barbering for Cosmetologists, Technical Certificate of Credit

Overview

Offered at the Augusta campus

Entrance Dates: Spring
Length of Program: Two Terms
Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 21

Program Description: The purpose of the Barbering for Cosmetologists Technical Certificate is to broaden career opportunities for existing cosmetologists by offering them specialized courses that concentrate on barbering practices. This program will allow students who hold a current Master Cosmetology license to receive additional training that will qualify them to take the barbering exam. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes specialized training in safety, sanitation, hair treatment and manipulations, haircutting techniques, shaving, skin care, reception, sales, and management. High school graduation or GED is required for admission to this program.

Employment Opportunities:  Employment opportunities include employment as a barber, salon/shop manager, salon/shop owner, product distributor, platform artist, apprentice trainer, industry publications, and film and news studios.

Credentialing (Required):  Graduates of the Barbering for Cosmetologists certificate will be eligible to obtain the State Board Barbering license that will allow them to work anywhere in the state of Georgia. If graduates are South Carolina residents, the hours may be transferred to the South Carolina State Board allowing them to obtain the South Carolina State Board Barbering license.  

Curriculum Outline

Occupational Courses, 21 credits

BARB 1000INTRO BARBER/STYLING IMPLEMENT

3

BARB 1010SCIENCE: STERIL/SANIT/BACTER

3

BARB 1022Haircutting and Shampooing I

3

BARB 1024Haircutting and Shampooing II

3

BARB 1030HAIRCUTTING/BASIC STYLING

3

BARB 1040SHAVING

3

BARB 1100BARBER/STYLING PRACT/INTERNSHP

3

Note:

  • Applicants must have a current Master of Cosmetology license.
  • A grade of "C" or higher is required for all courses with a BARB prefix.