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Cosmetology Certificate (C55140)

The Cosmetology Certificate is designed to provide competency-based knowledge, scientific/artists’ principles, and hands-on fundamentals associated with the cosmetology industry. All courses taken in the certificate program will be applicable to the diploma program.

All applicants for a certificate in cosmetology must have completed all courses, at least 1200 hours (as specified), and live performances and mannequin services. Students must have an overall average GPA of 2.0 or higher to receive the certificate.

When Cosmetology students leave the laboratory, they must clock out. To earn hours in Cosmetology, students must be physically present in the laboratory.

Some courses are split over more than one term. Both the AB and the BB section of the course must be completed to earn full course credit. For example: COS 111AB is offered in the fall and COS 111BB is offered in the spring. Both courses must be taken to earn credit for COS 111.

Course and Hour Requirements

Required Courses

Credit Hours

COS 111

Cosmetology Concepts I and

4

COS 112

Salon I

8

COS 113

Cosmetology Concepts II and

4

COS 114

Salon II

8

COS 115

Cosmetology Concepts III and

4

COS 116

Salon III

4

COS 240

Contemporary Design

2

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 34

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