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Summer Semester 2021 Catalog

Cosmetology Diploma

Overview

Offered at the Augusta and Waynesboro campuses

Entrance Dates: Fall (Day and Evening): Augusta
Spring and Summer (Day Only): Augusta
Fall: Waynesboro
Length of Program: Four Terms
Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 55

Program Description: The Cosmetology program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the field of cosmetology. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes specialized training in safety, sanitation, state laws, rules, and regulations, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, skin, hair, and nail diseases and disorders, hair treatments and manipulations, hair shaping, hair styling, artificial hair, braiding/intertwining hair, chemical reformation and application, skin and nail care, hair coloring, hair lightening, reception, sales, management, math, reading, writing, interpersonal relations development, computer skills, employability skills, and work ethics. Program graduates receive a Cosmetology diploma and are employable as a cosmetology salesperson, cosmetologist, salon manager, or a salon owner. High school graduation or GED is required for admission to this program.

Employment Opportunities: The cosmetology graduate will be employable as a cosmetology sales person, hairstylist, salon manager, salon owner, platform artist, color technician, or make-up artist. The graduate may work in another specialized area within the cosmetology field. After additional experience/training, a graduate may become an instructor.

Credentialing (Required):  The curriculum meets state licensing requirements of the State Board of Cosmetology.  

Curriculum Outline

Basic Skills Courses, 8+ credits

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

MATH 1012FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS

3

EMPL 1000INTERPERSONAL REL & PROF DEV

2

Occupational Courses, 47 credits

COSM 1000Intro to Cosmetology Theory

4

COSM 1010Chemical Texture Services

3

COSM 1020Hair Care and Treatment

3

COSM 1030Haircutting

3

COSM 1040Styling

3

COSM 1050Hair Color

3

COSM 1060Fundamentals of Skin Care

3

COSM 1070Nail Care & Adv Techniques

3

COSM 1080Physical Hair Svcs Practicum I

3

COSM 1090Hair Services Practicum I

3

COSM 1100Hair Services Practicum II

3

COSM 1110Hair Services Practicum III

3

COSM 1115Hair Services Practicum IV

2

COSM 1120Salon Management

3

COSM 1125Skin and Nail Care Practicum

2

COMP 1000INTRO TO COMPUTER LITERACY

3

Note:

  • A grade of “C” or higher is required for all courses with a COSM prefix.

Guided Pathway

You may click on any course below to view the course description and prerequisite information.

Students who do not follow the Course Sequence listed below may not be able to complete the program in the number of semesters shown.

Augusta Day Program, Fall Start

PROGRAM NAME: Cosmetology

AWARD: Diploma

CAMPUS: Augusta Day Program

Year 1 Fall Semester

COSM 1000Intro to Cosmetology Theory

4

COSM 1010Chemical Texture Services

3

COSM 1020Hair Care and Treatment

3

COSM 1030Haircutting

3

EMPL 1000INTERPERSONAL REL & PROF DEV

2

Year 1 Spring Semester

COSM 1040Styling

3

COSM 1050Hair Color

3

COSM 1060Fundamentals of Skin Care

3

COSM 1070Nail Care & Adv Techniques

3

COMP 1000INTRO TO COMPUTER LITERACY

3

Year 1 Summer Semester

COSM 1080Physical Hair Svcs Practicum I

3

COSM 1090Hair Services Practicum I

3

COSM 1120Salon Management

3

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

Year 2 Fall Semester

COSM 1100Hair Services Practicum II

3

COSM 1110Hair Services Practicum III

3

COSM 1115Hair Services Practicum IV

2

COSM 1125Skin and Nail Care Practicum

2

MATH 1012FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS

3

 

Augusta Day Program, Spring Start

PROGRAM NAME: Cosmetology

AWARD: Diploma

CAMPUS: Augusta Day Program

Year 1 Spring Semester

COSM 1000Intro to Cosmetology Theory

4

COSM 1010Chemical Texture Services

3

COSM 1020Hair Care and Treatment

3

COSM 1030Haircutting

3

EMPL 1000INTERPERSONAL REL & PROF DEV

2

Year 1 Summer Semester

COSM 1040Styling

3

COSM 1050Hair Color

3

COSM 1120Salon Management

3

COMP 1000INTRO TO COMPUTER LITERACY

3

Year 1 Fall Semester

COSM 1060Fundamentals of Skin Care

3

COSM 1070Nail Care & Adv Techniques

3

COSM 1080Physical Hair Svcs Practicum I

3

COSM 1090Hair Services Practicum I

3

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

Year 2 Spring Semester

COSM 1100Hair Services Practicum II

3

COSM 1110Hair Services Practicum III

3

COSM 1115Hair Services Practicum IV

2

COSM 1125Skin and Nail Care Practicum

2

MATH 1012FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS

3

 

Augusta Evening Program

PROGRAM NAME: Cosmetology

AWARD: Diploma

CAMPUS: Augusta Evening Program

Year 1 Fall Semester

COSM 1000Intro to Cosmetology Theory

4

COSM 1010Chemical Texture Services

3

COSM 1020Hair Care and Treatment

3

COSM 1030Haircutting

3

EMPL 1000INTERPERSONAL REL & PROF DEV

2

Year 1 Spring Semester

COSM 1040Styling

3

COSM 1050Hair Color

3

COSM 1060Fundamentals of Skin Care

3

COSM 1070Nail Care & Adv Techniques

3

COMP 1000INTRO TO COMPUTER LITERACY

3

Year 1 Summer Semester

COSM 1080Physical Hair Svcs Practicum I

3

COSM 1090Hair Services Practicum I

3

COSM 1120Salon Management

3

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

Year 2 Fall Semester

COSM 1100Hair Services Practicum II

3

COSM 1110Hair Services Practicum III

3

COSM 1115Hair Services Practicum IV

2

COSM 1125Skin and Nail Care Practicum

2

MATH 1012FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS

3

 

Waynesboro Day Program

PROGRAM NAME: Cosmetology

AWARD: Diploma

CAMPUS: Waynesboro Day Program

Year 1 Fall Semester

COSM 1000Intro to Cosmetology Theory

4

COSM 1020Hair Care and Treatment

3

COSM 1120Salon Management

3

COMP 1000INTRO TO COMPUTER LITERACY

3

EMPL 1000INTERPERSONAL REL & PROF DEV

2

Year 1 Spring Semester

COSM 1010Chemical Texture Services

3

COSM 1030Haircutting

3

COSM 1040Styling

3

COSM 1050Hair Color

3

MATH 1012FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS

3

Year 1 Summer Semester

COSM 1060Fundamentals of Skin Care

3

COSM 1070Nail Care & Adv Techniques

3

COSM 1080Physical Hair Svcs Practicum I

3

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

Year 2 Fall Semester

COSM 1090Hair Services Practicum I

3

COSM 1100Hair Services Practicum II

3

COSM 1110Hair Services Practicum III

3

COSM 1115Hair Services Practicum IV

2

COSM 1125Skin and Nail Care Practicum

2

The following TCC(s) are embedded in the above diploma. 

Hair Designer

Shampoo Technician