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Summer Semester 2021 Catalog

Hair Designer, Technical Certificate of Credit

Overview

Offered at the Augusta and Waynesboro Campuses

Entrance Dates: Fall and Spring
Length of Program: Four Terms
Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 36

Program Description: The Hair Designer Technical Certificate of Credit is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the field of hair design. 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, hair and scalp diseases and disorders, hair treatments and manipulations, hair shaping, hair styling, artificial hair, braiding/intertwining hair, chemical reformation and application, hair coloring, hair lightening, reception, sales, management, and work ethics.

Employment Opportunities: The hair designer graduate will be employable as a hair designer sales person, beauty operator, salon manager, or a salon owner. After additional experience/training, a graduate may become a Master Cosmetologist, a Hair Designer Instructor, platform artist, color technician, makeup, or may work in another specialist area within the cosmetology field.

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

Curriculum Outline

Occupational Courses

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 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